Bath New Elementary School Awarded LEED Gold Green Building Certification
LIMA, OH The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that Bath Local Schools new elementary building has achieved LEED Gold certification. LEED sets standards for building construction and operation that will have the least negative impact on the environment and the greatest benefit to the community and the building occupants. LEED certified buildings save money for not only the school district but also the taxpayers through the numerous environmental and energy efficiencies incorporated into the building design and construction.
Lima, Ohio, -based Touchstone CPM was the construction manager for the new elementary building project and is one of Ohio's leading green building construction management companies. Partnering with Touchstone for the Bath elementary building project was Minster, Ohio, -based architectural firm, Garmann Miller & Associates. The new elementary school opened to students in January 2015.
"We are proud to have played a role in Bath's new elementary building achieving LEED Gold certification," said Nate Neuenschwander, President of Touchstone CPM, "Achieving this certification demonstrates Bath School District's commitment to environmental stewardship and social responsibility."