We are committed to designing and building safe, green buildings using the US Green Building Council's LEED system and evidence-based design, which results in healthier environments in which to work and heal.
In 2009, we received our first two LEED certifications, both of which were LEED-CI Silver, and we have more than a dozen additional projects in the pipeline. All new major construction projects follow LEED standards, with certification as our minimum and silver certification as our target. We send all our facilities and construction debris on projects large and small to be recycled, and we are achieving 76 percent to 98 percent diversion rates. We executed our first two responsible demolition projects in 2009, diverting 76 percent or more of each building's total debris.
Building and operating healthy environments for work and healing
Developing, incubating, and commercializing innovative cardiovascular technologies
Designed to use 30% less water than typical construction