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Los Angeles Building Receives BREEAM Rating

The historic Van de Kamp Bakery building, in the Los Angeles Community College District’s Glassell Park, has become the first project in the U.S. to achieve a rating in the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM), which was developed in the U.K. The building, set to begin renovations in summer 2006, is also seeking a Certified rating in the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Rating System, placing it on track to become the first building in the world to achieve both BREEAM and LEED ratings. More information is online at www.propositiona.org.

Published January 1, 2006

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