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Heineken Brews Up LEED-CI Gold at Its US Headquarters in White Plains NY

Posted By Tafline Laylin On July 20, 2012 @ 11:10 am In Architecture | No Comments

green design, sustainable design, eco-design, USGBC, LEED, MKDA, CodeGreen, daylighting, renovation, White Plains, NY

MKDA took a flexible approach to Heineken [5]‘s newly-renovated corporate headquarters in order to create a better sense of community. We especially like the lobby walls inlaid with Heineken bottles [5], don’t you? In addition to an influx of natural lighting and energy-star appliances [9] that drastically reduce the company’s electrical load, a lot of the materials used were comprised of both pre- and post-consumer recycled content.

Combined with the LEED-EB Gold [10] certification previously awarded to their 12-story, 384,000 square foot tower, Heineken is definitely turning into a lean, green machine!

+ MKDA [7]


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[8] LEED-CI Gold by the USGBC: http://www.usgbc.org/

[9] energy-star appliances: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=products.pr_find_es_products

[10] LEED-EB Gold: http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CMSPageID=221

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