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First LEED-EBOM Silver-certified building in Ohio

March 02, 2010
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COLUMBUS, OH — The Bath and Body Works headquarters has become the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) Silver-certified building in the state of Ohio, according to a press release.
According to the release, the building is also the first of parent company Limited Brands Inc. to achieve a LEED certification.

Nathaniel Beegle, LEED Accredited Professional (AP) and manager of the project for Limited Brands, said: "As a values-led organization, Limited Brands is increasingly integrating the protection and preservation of global resources into our everyday business practices. It is part of doing what is right and means that we are committed to sustainable, responsible and thoughtful environmental design, operation and maintenance of our facilities."

The building, originally built in 1997, contains more than 150,000 square feet of office space and about 540,000 square feet of warehouse space, the release stated.

Included in the sustainable design and operation features are: Storm water management, light pollution reduction, water efficiency, recycling, indoor air quality improvements and green cleaning, the release noted.

Additional information is available online regarding Limited Brands'' Corporate Social Responsibility, the release added.

Click here to read the complete release.

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