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The GSA's First LEED Platinum Building is a Retrofit Across from the Alamo

Matt Ball on April 7, 2013 - in Facility Management, Renewal/Retrofit

Completed last summer, the Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building and United States Courthouse became the first LEED Platinum building owned by the General Services Administration (GSA). The architects employed standard energy-saving techniques, sealing the building’s envelope and upgrading the building’s systems to high-efficiency mechanical and electrical ones, while striving to revive the building’s unique character.

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