171 17th Street has achieved LEED Platinum status with the help of several Cushman & Wakefield employees, including: Lezly Tyler, General Manager; Sunday Thompson, Assistant Property Manager; Darryl Carter, Chief Engineer; Monterio Baugh, Lead Engineer; and Alonzo Swinger, Maintenance Tech.
The building received a score of 81 points, and is one of only seven buildings in the state to achieve Platinum status. More commonly known as the Wells Fargo Tower, 171 17th Street, located at Atlantic Station, includes 533,259 square feet of Class A office space. The 22-story tower was built in 2004, and was awarded an Energy Star label in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 for its operating efficiency. This building was awarded the BOMA 360 designation in Q1 2016.
“LEED is a transformative tool that ensures a building is designed and operating to achieve high performance in key areas of human and environmental health while enhancing the triple bottom line – people, planet and profit,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO, USGBC. “By prioritizing sustainability, 171 17th Street is leading the way in their industry and helping USGBC continue toward our vision of a sustainable built environment within a generation.”
Leaders across the globe have made LEED the most widely used green-building rating system in the world with 1.85 million square feet of construction space certifying every day. LEED certification provides independent verification of a building or neighborhood’s green features, allowing for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of resource-efficient, high-performing, healthy, cost-effective buildings. LEED is the triple bottom line in action, benefiting people, planet and profit.
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