World Health Organization’s Amman HQ Receives LEED Gold Certification

January 24, 2012 by  
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The World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Amman, Jordan has been awarded the LEED Gold certification , making it the first building in the country to receive the qualification. As you all know, the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program was developed by the US Green Building Council to provide standards for green building. In order to receive the certification, everything in a building is taken into consideration from materials used to water efficiency and the sustainability of the site. The LEED Gold certification is the second highest level of certification that a building can receive. Read the rest of World Health Organization’s Amman HQ Receives LEED Gold Certification Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: engicon who hq amman , Green Building , LEED gold certification , LEED Gold certification amman , LEED Gold certification engicon , LEED Gold certification who , recycling building materials , WHO HQ Amman , who leed gold , World Health Organization HQ in Amman

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