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Green Circle Marketplace is First LEED Platinum Shopping Center in the US

Posted By hufftprojects On March 24, 2010 @ 8:00 pm In Architecture,Green Building,Innovation,Recycled Materials | 1 Comment

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Inhabitat readers hufftprojects [2] recently wrote in to tell us about their Green Circle Market [3] place, the first shopping center in the US to receive the rating of LEED [4] Platinum from the USGBC [5]. By utilizing recycled materials [6], photovoltaic solar cells [7], and geothermal energy [8], this 23,000 square foot shopping center in Springfield, Missouri has become of the most environmentally sustainable retail spaces in the United States.


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/24/green-circle-marketplace-is-first-leed-platinum-shopping-center-in-the-us/greencircle/

[2] hufftprojects: http://www.inhabitat.com/author/hufftprojects/

[3] Green Circle Market: http://www.hufft.com/#/greencircle

[4] shopping center in the US to receive the rating of LEED: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/02/23/future-downtown-brooklyn-citypoint-mall-seeking-leed-silver/

[5] USGBC: http://www.usgbc.org/

[6] recycled materials: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/09/04/low-income-housing-made-of-recycled-materials/

[7] photovoltaic solar cells: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/06/15/researchers-unveil-flexible-solar-cell-roof-shingles/

[8] geothermal energy: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/08/28/new-mexicos-first-geothermal-power-plant-raser/

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