TITLE

Green is the word with Buchanan Energy Center

AUTHOR(S)
Keller, Ben
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;2/26/2010, Issue 324146, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the design of the Buchanan Energy Center, including its expected completion date in California which is in August 2010. It notes that the center will be classroom material itself for more than 120 students and will set the example to builders of what can be done in the commercial sector. The project was distinguished by the U.S. Green Building Council as one of the few Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver-certified structures.
ACCESSION #
49116536

 

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