Allstate’s New Green Data Center, in LEED Certification Energy counts only 11%

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The building is Gold or Silver LEED certified and on page 37 of this green grid PDF presentation by Brandi Landreth you can see how the points add up for LEED certification.

Note energy is 11%. water is 9%. And Indoor Environmental Quality for the people not the equipment is 38%.


Keep in mind LEED stands for

LEED-certified buildings:

  • Lower operating costs and increased asset value.
  • Reduce waste sent to landfills.
  • Conserve energy and water.
  • Healthier and safer for occupants.
  • Reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Qualify for tax rebates, zoning allowances and other incentives in hundreds of cities.
  • Demonstrate an owner's commitment to environmental stewardship and social responsibility.