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Four N.L. schools receive LEED certification

Laval High School in Placentia
Laval High School in Placentia

Four schools in Newfoundland and Labrador have recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

The certification verifies the schools – Laval High in Placentia, Elizabeth Park Primary and Paradise Elementary in Paradise and Holy Trinity Elementary in Torbay – are designed to save water and energy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve indoor air quality and conserve resources.

Certification is awarded based on criteria including materials used, daylight views and installation of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, Transportation and Works Minister Steve Crocker noted in a news release.

Laval High achieved Silver LEED certification, the highest certification of the four schools.

LEED is an independent and internationally recognized green building certification program.

 

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