By Allison Maynard, Communications Associate
Congratulations to all of these recently LEED certified buildings!
The Salisbury Public Library was certified Gold for LEED-NC v2009 on October 26th. Their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony took place on October 2nd.
Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex at UMass Amherst received LEED Silver certification for NC v2009 on October 23rd. The six-building complex, completed in summer of 2013, provides a living and learning environment for students enrolled in the Commonwealth Honors College. It has 1,500 beds, nine classrooms, community spaces, and rooms for faculty-in-residence.
Starbucks at Rowes Wharf was LEED certified on October 19th using the LEED for Retail (CI) Pilot v1.0. They now have over 650 LEED-certified stores in 19 countries across all three of their regions—more than any other retailer in the world.
Jackson Commons is a mixed-use, mixed-income, transit-oriented component of Jackson Square Partners LLC’s 14-building, $250 million redevelopment effort in the Jackson Square community of Boston’s Roxbury and Jamaica Plain neighborhoods. They were certified Gold under LEED for Homes v2010 on October 15th.