Solar Innovations, Inc. received news today that it was granted official LEED Gold Certification by the USGBC for its new, state-of-the-
The LEED Existing Buildings Certification program is based on company and occupant energy efficiency, sustainable choices, waste stream, and much more. It highlights chemical usage, recycling, composting, material usage, emissions data, and many more green avenues. The LEED team compiled the required data and implemented required programs to further Solar Innovations, Inc.'s green efforts as well as to provide quantifiable documentation for Green Building Certification Institute.
Solar Innovations, Inc. has future plans for the building which will allow it to achieve Platinum certification by providing 40% of the company energy usage through the first phase of the solar photovoltaic system. The installation of 250kw of solar panels has begun, which will be the first phase of a planned 1mw system. A solar thermal system has also been added to the building to provide domestic hot water to the office building and on site greenhouse.
Solar Innovations, Inc. is a single source provider of custom designed, engineered, and manufactured glazed structures, skylights, windows, and doors. For more information on Solar’s products or their new building, please visit www.solarinnovations.com.
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