According to the story, this marks the sixth LEED certification for the county, but the first at the Gold level.
The LEED-specific features for the Assessor''s Office and Indigent Services Department office remodel projects include: Energy Star
technology; using recycled construction waste; energy-efficient lighting; and a storm water management system, the story stated.
The project was awarded "Best Green Building Project under $5 million" by the Intermountain Contractor
magazine in 2008, the story noted.
A central recycling center was incorporated into the building as a way to further promote sustainability, the story added.