04 Apr '17, 11pm

UK's first 'carbon neutral' laboratory secures green certification

UK's first 'carbon neutral' laboratory secures green certification

The UK's first 'carbon neutral' laboratory has become one of the world's first buildings to secure the top rated sustainability certifications through both the BREEAM and LEED schemes. The recently opened GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratories for Sustainable Chemistry at Nottingham University were awarded an outstanding rating under the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) and a platinum rating under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) system. Related articles UK's first 'carbon neutral' laboratory secures green certification Waitrose Olympic store hails green BREEAM milestone Rival green building codes sign global alliance UK airports check-in with "carbon neutral" status The centre, which was part funded by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is built from natural materials and is said to house the UK's first 'carbon neutral' laborat...

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