Ramblings of Anna Pratt, Twin Cities journalist

Wearing green by building a sustainability strategy

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Here’s a story I did for a sustainability special section in Finance and Commerce about some companies’ strides to be greener.

It starts: A growing number of companies are incorporating sustainability strategies in individual office spaces

URS Architects, which is located in downtown Minneapolis’ Fifth Street Towers, wants its office to reflect its values for sustainability, inside and out.

The group chose this location in part because of the building’s emphasis on being environmentally sound, according to architect Peter Styx. URS is in the process of applying for certification through Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), which sets benchmarks for commercial interiors in the areas of green building construction, design and operation.


Written by annapratt

March 12, 2009 at 6:34 pm

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