Article written by Natalie Sportelli.
The university’s Trudy Fitness Center recently was recognized for its green technology and energy efficiency, receiving a gold LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, based on factors such as green construction materials used, waste production, energy use, and water efficiency, was awarded in early May. The center officially opened on Jan. 31, 2011.
Spaciously housing dozens of high-tech cardio and strength machines, those who visit Trudy for their workouts may not be aware of the facility’s innovative green design.
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