Newest LANL Facility Receives LEED Gold Certification

RULOB

LANL’s newest facility, the Radiological Laboratory Utility Office Building (RLUOB), is the first to achieve both the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) status and LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

At more than 200,000 square feet, this building is the only radiological facility within the Department of Energy to have attained LEED Gold, which contributes to NNSA's achievement towards the high performance sustainable building goals.

The facility contains laboratories for analytical chemistry and materials characterization of special nuclear material, along with space for offices, training and emergency operations. Its multi-functional purpose makes RLUOB a unique project for which LEED certification was sought.

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Jun 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm