29 Dec '11, 3pm

Government gold: The US Army Corps of Engineers was aiming for high marks in sustainability when it designed som...

Government gold: The US Army Corps of Engineers was aiming for high marks in sustainability when it designed som...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was aiming for high marks in sustainability when it designed some elaborate green features into the Pentagon's new $1 billion Department of Defense Office Complex in Virginia, and the good folks at the U.S. Green Building Council just rewarded it with LEED Gold certification earlier this month. Regular readers of TriplePundit are already familiar with some of the Defense Department's sustainability actions , but it's worth taking a closer look at this USACE project to see how it fits into the greater scheme of things. Making LEED Gold Out of Clay The project pulled together more than 6,400 employees who were working out of multiple leased spaces in different parts of the Washington, D.C. metro area and consolidated them into two adjacent office towers, so while it missed out on the opportunity to reclaim or re-purpose existing buildings, th...

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What a Billion-Dollar LEED Gold Project Looks Like

What a Billion-Dollar LEED Gold Project Looks Like

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