University of Waterloo’s Environment 3 building earns LEED Platinum certification
WATERLOO, Ont. (Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012) - Environment 3, the newest building at the University of Waterloo's Faculty of Environment, has earned platinum status for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The third-party certification administered by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
The platinum designation is the highest LEED certification possible, recognizing performance in five key areas including sustainable site development, water efficiency, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality....
Read the full article here.