LEED Platinum Certification awarded to Munich Re

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23 April 2015 | Corporate

LEED Platinum Certification Awarded to The Munich Re Conference & Fitness Center in Princeton

In celebration of Earth Day, Munich Reinsurance America’s commitment to sustainable operations has just been recognized at one of the highest levels by the United States Green Buildings Council (USGBC).  The Munich Re Conference & Fitness Center building on the Princeton campus was awarded LEED Platinum Certification for the sustainable manner in which it was recently designed, built and is now being operated.  LEED, an acronym for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices.  A premier achievement in green building, the award independently validates the means and methods employed by Corporate Facilities on behalf of the organization.

The Platinum Certification in the LEED category of Commercial Interiors, is the highest available.  In 2014, Munich Reinsurance America also received LEED Gold Certification in the Existing Building category for the Plaza II facility on the Princeton campus.

The rigorous USGBC LEED program was established to provide high standards and independent verification of sustainability and efficiency programs in buildings across many criteria, including:

  •  Sustainable Sites
  •  Water Efficiency
  •  Energy & Atmosphere
  •  Materials & Resources
  •  Indoor Environmental Quality
  •  Innovation & Design Process

With this important environmental recognition, Munich Re now adds to a growing list of meaningful accomplishments and awards at its US headquarters. In addition to the Solar Farm, Electric Car Charging Stations, Recycling Programs, High Efficiency Lighting & Controls, Digital Building Automation Systems, Green Transformers, Ground Water Recharge Chambers, Green Cleaning Practices, Water Conservation, CO2 Reduction, Waste Management Program, etc., Munich Re can now take pride in LEED Platinum Certification.

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