Colorado College’s Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center Awarded Gold-Level LEED Certification - Colorado College

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Colorado College’s Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center Awarded Gold-Level LEED Certification

October 5, 2009
Colorado College’s Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center has been awarded gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

 The 72,419-square-foot arts teaching and performance building, designed by award-winning architect Antoine Predock and opened in fall 2008, earned LEED points in the categories of sustainable sites; water efficiency; energy and atmosphere; materials and resources; indoor environmental quality; and innovation and design process.

 LEED-certified buildings are designed to protect local ecosystems, conserve natural resources, reduce building operation costs, enhance asset value and profits, have superior indoor air quality and foster occupant health and productivity. Certification is awarded to only those buildings that meet strict performance and sustainability goals.
A news release with complete information is available at:

http://www.coloradocollege.edu/news_events/releases/2009/Oct.%2009/Gold%20LEED%20certification.asp