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