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The first LEED-certified public school in New York State

January 19, 2010
AUBURN, NY — The Cayuga-Onondaga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Regional Education Center has been awarded the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification, according to The Citizen.
According to the story, the 64-acre campus is the first public school in New York State to achieve LEED certification.
BOCES superintendent Bill Speck said: "It couldn''t make us prouder."
According to the story, the campus earned points for its more than 200 125-foot-deep geothermal wells, recycled construction-related waste, locally-manufactured building materials and monitoring devices in all building systems to collect data and ensure efficient energy use when the building is not in use.
A presentation ceremony will take place Friday, January 22 on the campus, the story added.
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