Rockingham County Judicial Center Receives the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Building Rating System Reaching the Gold level (LEED-NC v.2.2) of Certification in Environmental Sustainability

Jan 20, 2012

Branch & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the landmark Rockingham County Judicial Center located in Reidsville, North Carolina, has received the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Building rating system reaching the Gold level (LEED-NC v.2.2) of certification in environmental sustainability. This rating is second only to the highest Platinum LEED certification. LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
The 98,000 square foot facility designed by Moseley Architects and built by Branch & Associates, Inc., includes jail space totaling 52,500 square feet and houses beds to accommodate 222 inmates (300 core). Additionally, the Law Enforcement Center expands across 21,000 square feet of the building and is designed to accommodate 359 employees. The Rockingham facility is the first judicial center in North Carolina to seek certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Building rating system. Among the most impressive accomplishments is the judicial center’s high performance and green building design Energy Star compliant strategies.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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