Finnish embassy first to earn LEED Gold certification
According to the story, the 15-year-old embassy was retrofitted with occupancy sensors, recycling capabilities were increased, traditional cleaning supplies were replaced with green products, a non-smoking policy was introduced and garage space was redesigned to encourage alternative transportation among staff.
The building is now carbon-neutral, the story stated.
Finnish Ambassador Pekka Lintu said: "We are extremely proud to be the first embassy in the
The Finnish embassy says that the have fundamentally changed the way they approach energy use, the story added.
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