First greenhouse gets platinum LEED rating

July 02, 2012
Written by
The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Public Gardens in Pittsburgh has received a platinum LEED rating for environmental friendliness — making it the first greenhouse or botanical garden to receive the certification.



Built in 2006, the center received this platinum rating from the U.S. Green Building Council for water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, use of materials and resources and indoor environmental quality.

For more, visit here.

Add comment


Security code
Refresh

Subscription Centre

New Subscription
Already a Subscriber
Customer Service
View Digital Magazine Renew

Most Popular

Latest Events

CIB 2018
Wed Sep 26, 2018 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
CanWest 2018
Wed Sep 26, 2018 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Canadian Greenhouse Conference '18
Wed Oct 03, 2018 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Northeast Greenhouse Conference and Expo
Wed Nov 07, 2018 @ 8:00am -

We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. To find out more, read our Privacy Policy.