SUNY Broome Receives LEED Silver Certification

Published 08/14 2014 04:15PM

Updated 08/14 2014 05:32PM

SUNY Broome recently received an exciting award.

The college's Natural Science Center, which opened last fall, was awarded the LEED Silver certification.

Established by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED is the nations preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.

The Natural Science Center houses a variety of sciences ranging from biology to chemistry, and includes state-of-the-art labs and equipment.

By using less energy and water LEED-certified buildings save money for families, business's and taxpayers.

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