Genzyme's New Science Center Earns Gold LEED Rating
Genzyme Corp. recently marked the grand opening of its new Science Center. The new facility received a Gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED.
Genzyme Corp. recently marked the grand opening of its new
The company also announced that the
The building's green features include a sophisticated heating and cooling system, high-efficiency fume hoods for researchers, and low-flow water fixtures. The extensive use of glass reduces electricity needs and contributes to a pleasant working environment by allowing a large amount of natural light inside. It is estimated that the
The architect for the project was ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge Inc., the engineer was Bard, Rao & Athanas Consulting Engineers Inc. and the contractor was The Science Center is one component of an ongoing global expansion of the company's R&D and manufacturing infrastructure.
Source: Genzyme Corporation