Going for LEED gold

Miller, Valerie
August 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);8/25/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 34, pP33
The article reports on the 2008 Green Awards Small Private Project of the Year recipient Core Construction in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is indicated that the building of Core Construction is up for certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Extra cost of the building in order to make it green and sustainable is from 5% to 10%, but the company's president is not complaining, as he believes it is worth it. Features of the building such as use of denim jeans for insulation are mentioned.


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