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Fannie Mae Achieves First LEED Data Center

September 1, 2005

Fannie Mae’s Urbana Technology Center in Urbana, Maryland, became the first LEED-certified data center in June 2005.

Photo: Fannie Mae
Fannie Mae’s 247,000 ft2 (22,900 m2) Urbana Technology Center in Urbana, Maryland, designed by Gensler, is the first data center to earn LEED Certification. “By forging the way for green data centers, Fannie Mae and Gensler have pioneered a new building type for sustainability,” says Max Zahniser, LEED for New Construction certification manager at the U.S. Green Building Council.

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