American Medical Depot New Corporate Headquarters Qualifies for LEED Silver Certification

New base of operations is a high performance green building that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient in design, operations and maintenance
By: American Medical Depot
American Medical Depot new headquarters qualifies for LEED Silver Certification
American Medical Depot new headquarters qualifies for LEED Silver Certification
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MIRAMAR, Fla. - Dec. 9, 2013 - PRLog -- American Medical Depot’s 2-story 60,000 square foot corporate headquarters building was recognized for its efforts in six key areas: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, indoor environmental quality, and innovation in design.

Key building elements include a high-efficiency HVAC magnetic water chilling system; use of specialized roofing materials to minimize the heat – island effect; incorporation of natural lighting through 31 sky lights; installation of low-voltage LED lighting systems, a 20% reduction in water usage, diversion of 75% of construction waste and the addition of UV lighting in the air handlers to kill bacteria, germs, viruses, mildew, mold spores as well as destroying VOC’s and eliminating odors.

We consider LEED certification to be good for business as well as the environment," said Sukrit Agrawal, Chief Executive Officer for American Medical Depot, "our investment will reduce costs, foster the efficient use of resources and support profitability in addition to visibly demonstrating our commitment to protect and improve the state of the environment for future generations."

About LEED

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, is an internationally recognized standard in building design, providing owners and operators with a framework to implement measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions. LEED certification provides independent, third-party verification that a building was designed and built using strategies aimed at achieving high performance in key areas of human and environmental health.

About American Medical Depot

American Medical Depot is one of the nation’s largest diversified health care distribution and information technology companies. Assisting their customer partners, American Medical Depot improves financial and operational efficiencies while enhancing their clinical quality performance. American Medical Depot serves the full spectrum of health care providers including acute, primary, home health and hospice offering a wide range of supply chain centric product and service offerings through its nationwide distribution network.

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