Central Plant at UC San Diego Medical Center Achieves LEED Gold

The United States Green Building Council has certified the new central plant at UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center as a LEED Gold building, the first stand-alone medical center energy plant to achieve this distinction. The 40,000-square-foot plant, built by Kitchell and designed by CannonDesign and consulting firm exp, with environmental services provided by Ecotype Consulting, will ultimately support 900,000 square feet of hospital space with the capacity to serve 1 million square feet of future expansion.

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Kitchell breaks ground on Green Schoolhouse project

Kitchell broke ground on the green expansion at Orangewood School in Phoenix on Monday.

Kitchell is serving as the general contractor on this 6,000-square-foot project marks the second in a series of green schoolhouses to be built across the country on Tile 1, low-income, public school campuses.

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