Beacon Institute awarded LEED Gold certification for Denning's Point facility

Beacon Institute is proud to announce that the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded LEED® Gold certification for its Center for Environmental Innovation and Education( CEIE) at Denning's Point. Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design (LEED) is the nation's top rating system for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.

The Institute's LEED Gold certification under the "New Construction" category for its Denning's Point facility is the result of a stringent review by a committee of professionals appointed by the USGBC. The building received high marks for natural ventilation, geothermal power, storm-water management, solar domestic hot water, the use of regional and rapidly renewable construction materials, among other sustainable design features.