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Glass Tower Residence Hall earns coveted LEED certification for 'green' construction

Post Time:Nov 12,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:39

A cutting-edge residential facility at SUNY Cortland was recently awarded a prestigious designation by the nation’s leading evaluator of environmentally sustainable and energy efficient buildings.Constructed in 2005, the Glass Tower Hall is one of approximately 40 newly constructed buildings in New York State to win Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized proprietary designation of the USGBC, according to a July 20 SUNY Cortland article.

Glass Tower Hall is four floors of glass-encased student lounges.

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