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Time to get serious about a facility's carbon footprint

July 18, 2019

There is enormous untapped potential in the green building movement, according to a blog from Building Operating Management on the FacilitesNet website. 

One example of the power of green buildings is The Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. A LEED Gold certified building, the 43,335 square-foot space not only keeps with the Center’s mission of creating “a safe space for visitors to explore the fundamental rights of all human beings” — it’s also a testament to American ingenuity and sustainable design. 

The Center’s new building has innovative features including a green roof, a sophisticated rainwater harvester, and an HVAC system that saves 23 percent more energy that what is typical for similarly sized buildings.

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