CONSOL Energy Center Is First NHL Arena To Achieve LEED Gold Certification

CONSOL Energy Center has achieved LEED Gold certification, becoming the first NHL arena to reach that standard of sustainability.

08/05/2010


CONSOL Energy Center has achieved LEED Gold certification, becoming the first NHL arena to reach that standard of sustainability.

The CONSOL Energy Center project achieved 42 points under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED system, as verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). A minimum of 39 points is required for LEED Gold certification.  The official designation is LEED-NC Version 2.2.Of its 42 points, CONSOL Energy Center received nine points for sustainable sites, nine for indoor environmental quality, eight for energy and atmosphere, seven for materials and resources, five for innovation in design, and four for water efficiency.  The project received high marks for water use reduction, recycled materials, regional materials, demolition and construction waste diversion, certified wood and energy efficiency.



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