NYS Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
LEED Certified Gold
In addition to achieving such a high standard in environmental design, this new facility will benefit sustainability efforts by providing space for research projects aimed at developing the next generation of tests and reagents needed to keep ahead of the emerging diseases that threaten animal and human health, food safety, and the economic viability of the agriculture industry.
On the LEED-certified scorecard, NYS Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory scored 42 out of 69 possible points. For a full breakdown, review the report on the US Green Buildings Certification (USGBC) website.
|Sustainable Sites||Water Efficiency||Energy & Atmosphere||Materials & Resources||Indoor Environmental Quality||Innovation & Design||Accredited Professional|
|Points Earned||10 / 14||4 / 5||5 / 17||5 / 13||13 / 15||4 / 4||1 / 1|
The NYS Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory project is protecting/restoring 54% of the project site using native and/or adaptive vegetative plantings.
The efficient plumbing fixtures installed in the building will result in water savings of over 40%.
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