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Vernonia's new school to achieve LEED Platinum

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Vernonia's new school is expected to achieve LEED Platinum certification, even though it was built with a conventional school's budget.

The work of Boora Architects, Lango Hanson Landscape Architects and P&C Construction, the school is expected to provide energy savings of about 55 percent compared to a typical public school.

Christopher Linn, a principle at Boora, said the building's construction budget was $181.75 per square foot, well within the median average budget for new schools in Oregon.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

Read more about Vernonia's journey to the new school.

 

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