SAN JOSÉ, CA — They city today announced that City Hall has been Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certified, according to the Silicon Beat.
The certification falls under the United States Green Building Council''s LEED-EB classification for existing buildings, the story stated.
The LEED-EB Platinum certification was achieved through energy conservation, reduced water use, a reduction and diversion of waste, a healthier indoor environment and the purchasing of green cleaning products and office supplies, the story noted.
The City of San José has a total of 700,000 square feet of green building space, something that Mayor Reed would like to increase to 50 million square feet by 2022, the story added.
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