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Saving Green by Going Green

Posted: November 29, 2012 at 2:25 a.m.

Gan Nunnally, general manager of Nunnally Chevrolet, talks Wednesday about a board showing some of the ways the dealership’s building saves energy, which lead to a LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

George Nunnally Chevrolet already sees the benefits from building a green building.

At A Glance

LEED Certification Levels

The U.S. Green Building Council has four levels of LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification based on a 110-point scale. Commercial buildings must earn a minimum of 40 points for certification. Below are the levels and the points need to achieve each stage:

-Certified: 40 to 49 points

-Silver: 50 to 59 points

-Gold: 60 to 79 points

-Platinum: 80 points and above

Source: U.S. Green Building Council

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