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R.I. ambulatory facility achieves LEED Gold

November 13, 2014
Medical Construction & Design

The Kent Ambulatory Services Pavilion in Warwick, R.I., has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification, according to an article on the Medical Construction & Design website.

Kent used recycled local materials, energy-efficient lighting, low-usage water systems for landscaping, a heat-reflecting white roofing surface and computerized air handling-enhanced HVAC systems.

The facility houses Kent’s ambulatory services including an advanced surgery center occupying the second floor. The first floor will be based on an integrated medical neighborhood design providing a range of healthcare services.

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