Woodland Innovation Center has obtained LEED certification
Woodland Innovation Center, our newest research center in the United States, conducts advanced research. It is also a cutting-edge sustainable facility that is friendly to people and the environment. The Woodland Innovation Center has obtained LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, which recognizes the facility’s consideration for employee health and the community, and for reduction/control of energy consumption.
LEED is a green building certification system developed by the USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) and operated by the GBCI (Green Building Certification Inc.). LEED is used in 150 countries and regions other than the United States.
According to a USGBC study, LEED-certified green buildings emit 34% less carbon dioxide, consume 25% less energy, and consume an average of 11% less water.