Downers Grove, Ill.; Aug. 9, 2013: Flavorchem announced today that it has been awarded LEED® Silver Certification in its new Liquid Production Facility. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.
Key areas of focus included:
- To reduce water consumption and optimize energy performance through integrating all aspects of building design and engineering disciplines in order to lower the operation and maintenance costs.
- To contribute to environmental benefits through the use of recycled/renewable and low emitting materials and responsible waste management practice.
- To offer and promote healthy and pleasant working environment for the occupants for their comfort, well-being and productivity.
“Flavorchem’s LEED certification demonstrates tremendous green building leadership,” said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council. “The urgency of USGBC’s mission has challenged the industry to move faster and reach further than ever before, and Flavorchem serves as a prime example with just how much we can accomplish.”