Albemarle Demonstrates Green Building Leadership with LEED Gold Certification
The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building program is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and an international symbol of excellence. Projects pursuing LEED certification earn points for various green building strategies across several categories. LEED rating levels include Certified, Silver, Gold or Platinum.
Albemarle's project earned 64 points under the new LEED v4 standards including all points for the Innovation category, which recognizes creative application of design, technology and building features. The USGBC recognized the company for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in the following categories: water efficiency, energy use and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, and location and transportation.
"Our goal was to create a workplace that would inspire creativity, foster collaboration and generate pride for our employees," said
"The work of innovative building projects like Albemarle is a fundamental driving force in transforming the way our buildings are built, designed and operated," said
The Albemarle project, completed in
This is the second time Albemarle has earned LEED Gold status on a project. When the company moved its global headquarters from
Project partners on the Albemarle project include
Discovering and implementing new and better performance-based sustainable solutions is what motivates all of us. We think beyond business-as-usual to drive innovations that create lasting value. Albemarle employs approximately 5,400 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries. We regularly post information to www.albemarle.com, including notification of events, news, financial performance, investor presentations and webcasts, non-GAAP reconciliations,
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