Preservation Effort

Slavin, Al
February 2010
Best's Review;Feb2010, Vol. 110 Issue 10, p80
Trade Publication
The article reports on the moves of commercial property, casualty and reinsurance provider Ace Ltd. in complying with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program and in reducing its energy use by 17% in North America. When the firm acquired the 12-story, 360,000-square-foot building, it took steps to retrofit the facility. It installed heating and cooling system, changed the aerators on bathroom faucets, and reduced the two-gallons-per-minute water flow to half gallon.


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