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New LEED designation for MCC downtown campus (access required)

Monroe Community College’s new downtown campus has earned the LEED Gold Certification from the US Green Building Council for sustainability. The building’s features include a “green” roof, double-paned windows, and 15 percent of new materials from recycled sources. Energy-efficiency measures at the downtown campus are expected to save $117,000 a year in heating costs. “The sustainable building practices ...

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