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UA Building Recognized for Sustainability

FAYETTEVILLE, AR-- The Jean Tyson Child Development Study Center in the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences earned a LEED Gold rating for its design and construction
FAYETTEVILLE, AR-- A University of Arkansas building has been recognized for it sustainability.

The Jean Tyson Child Development Study Center in the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences earned a LEED Gold rating for its design and construction from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building tool that utilized green building strategies for design, construction, operations and maintenance.  According to the school, LEED projects have lower operating costs because they conserve energy, water and other resources.

The Jean Tyson Center was cited for its energy-efficient systems, use of natural light, low-VOC (volatile organic compounds) products and rainwater collection.
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