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Temple II North Gratz Street Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Thursday, November 03, 2011

 On November 3rd a ribbon cutting was held for the completed Temple II North Gratz Street project, celebrating its LEED® for Homes™ Platinum certification.  This historic rehabilitation of 29 buildings, comprised of 40 units, is the largest affordable gut-rehab in the country to receive a LEED Platinum certification.

The project implemented various sustainable elements such as water sense plumbing fixtures, energy efficient mechanical equipment, ENERGY STAR labeled appliances and light fixtures, as well as indigenous, drought tolerant plants.  The renovation of these historic properties preserves the integrity of the neighborhood while revitalizing the community with sustainable features creating a more affordable and healthy living environment.

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