22 Aug '11, 3pm

Vantage Data Center Wins LEED Platinum, Saves $3ma Year - Environmental Leader

The lighting design is a forty-one percent improvement over the minimum standard of the Title 24 Energy Code; furthermore, advanced lighting controls earned points in the Energy & Atmosphere category. In addition, the HVAC design for the building is based on the New Building Institutes Core Performance Guide. Compliance with this guideline and use of Energy Star equipment and appliances within the building earned the project further points. In addition, Vantage was able to divert 91% of the construction waste and use20% recycled content (post-consumer and one-half pre-consumer) in the construction project. The V3 data center also earned credits for complying with ASHRAE 55 and for addressing regional environmental concerns.A water-efficient landscape design has reduced the demand on the local water supply for irrigation, and the parking lot features preferred parking for b...

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