Navy opens first LEED Platinum facility

The Navy’s first LEED Platinum certified facility is now open.

Navy officials cut the ribbon on the $11.2 million Naval Operational Support Center Phoenix at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Ariz. on March 30. The facility is the first Navy LEED Platinum building to be built by a small business.

“This modern facility is extraordinarily environmentally friendly to help preserve the scarce financial resources of our country,” said Capt. Michael T. DeWitt, the commanding officer of the center.

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LEED Platinum is the highest certification standard a building can achieve.

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