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August 12, 2013
Government highrise obtains LEED Gold certification in Vancouver
Public Works and Government Services Canada has been certified LEED Gold for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED EB:O&M) for the Douglas Jung Building.
The 19-storey office tower is located on Burrard Street in downtown Vancouver. Green features include low-flow plumbing fixtures, reduced mercury in lamps, a green housekeeping program and sustainable purchasing policies for facility alterations and food purchases.
Additionally, 80 per cent of new equipment purchased was Energy Star certified.
The EB:O&M certification is the first for Public Works and Government Services Canada.
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