Video capturing the LEED Platinum certification of GIS

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Check out this video that highlights the LEED Platinum certification ceremony for GIS that took place recently.

The LEED Platinum certification was recognized during a ceremony at GIS featuring Rick Fedrizzi, president of the Washington, D.C.-based USGBC, New York state and federal government officials, and local business leaders.

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), a world-class "living lab" that represents Rochester Institute of Technology's ongoing commitment to the environment, has been certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)—the highest standard that can be achieved in the rating system.

With a score of 80 required to achieve Platinum level, the GIS building earned 89 out of a possible 110 points from the USGBC, which named the RIT facility "exceptional" and rated it among the top 1 percent of all green buildings in the United States today.

SWBR is proud to be a part of this environmentally friendly building!