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12/24/2013

USGBC Certifies 20,000th LEED Commercial Project

 
The Green Mountain Coffee Roasters plant in Tennessee is LEED certified.

The 20,000th LEED certification for a commercial building has been awarded to the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters plant in Knoxville, Tennessee, under LEED for Commercial Interiors.

“This is an important milestone in our mission to drive market transformation in the built environment to practices that make healthy, high-performing buildings a fact of life,” said Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair, USGBC.

The Knoxville plant is the seventh LEED-certified facility for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, based in Waterbury, Vt. Sustainable features of the Knoxville project include:

  • A high-efficiency HVAC system and water-efficient plumbing fixtures that result in a 32% reduction in water use
  • Recycled content totals more than 24% of all building materials, work stations and seating
  • High efficiency lighting fixtures, daylighting and lighting controls
  • Renewable power sources generate more than 50% of the required power
 


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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality. 

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
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