Gallery: House of Vestas Will Be Europe’s First LEED Platinum Certified...

 
Vestas Wind Power Systems has recently moved into their new headquarters in Aarhus, Denmark, which will also soon have the honor of being Europe's first LEED Platinum certified building. Designed by Arkitema Architects, the 'House of Vestas' will join an elite list of approximately 150 commercial buildings in the world which have also accomplished this feat. The building features Denmark’s largest geothermal installation and uses only 50% as much energy as a similarly sized facility. Not only is the company devoted to making advanced wind energy systems, but also to building energy efficient buildings. In fact, their US-based headquarters in Portland is aiming for LEED Platinum certification too.

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