Law firm facility awarded LEED certification
June 29, 2009
DALLAS — Thompson & Knight LLP’s new offices in the Dallas Arts District was recently awarded silver certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for commercial interiors, according to Bizjournals.com.
According to the article, Thompson & Knight’s efforts toward the LEED silver certification included: Diverting 51 percent of construction waste from landfills; using energy management systems; and using special adhesives, paint, sealants, carpet and wood that emit little, if any, contaminants.
“Thompson & Knight has historically been recognized for our representation of high-profile and innovative clients in the energy and environmental industries, so it is both gratifying and appropriate for the firm to have earned this certification,” M. Lawrence Hicks Jr., the firm’s administrative, wrote in a prepared statement.
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