Phoebe Sumter Medical Center Receives First LEED Silver Medical Campus Certification in GeorgiaPhoebe Sumter Medical Campus in Americus, Ga., received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and is now the first such certified medical center campus in the state, according to ForConstructionPros.com.
Phoebe Sumter's campus includes a 76-bed hospital, a surgery center, a women's and family health center and a wellness and education center. All four buildings received the same high environmental certification after the campus was rebuilt from a 2007 tornado.
To receive the certification, the buildings include environmentally-friendly design features such as an irrigation system to use rainwater, energy efficient lighting and heating, a waste management program and a 26,000-square-foot green room to improve thermal performance.
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