Gallery: Burchfield Penney: New York State’s First LEED-Certified Art M...

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The new Burchfield Penney Art Center, in Buffalo, New York, is the state’s first museum to earn LEED Silver certification. Opened in November in 2008, the new facility earned the necessary 26 points from their attention to sustainable site development, water conservation, reduced energy consumption, atmospheric impact, use of renewable materials and resources, improved indoor air quality and environmental design processes and education.

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