During the last several years, the ESPN campus in Bristol has grown and they’ve added several new buildings. In doing so, ESPN is now not only a great corporate leader and job creator in the state but now is also a leader in environmental stewardship when it comes to green buildings and sustainability.
This past Tuesday, I attended the unveiling of the LEED® Gold plaque ceremony at ESPN’s Child Care Center. LEED or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is a criteria that was established by the U.S. Green Building Council and is the industry standard when it comes to certify green buildings. The LEED certification looks at energy, water use, locally sourced materials, indoor air quality and green innovation. [Read more…]