Fairfield Area Library has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for its sustainable design and development and minimal impact on the surroundings. The library, which opened in October 2019, is Henrico’s 18th authorities or college constructing to earn LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.
Fairfield Area Library, which encompasses 45,000 sq. toes over its two tales, was famous for such options as LED inside and exterior lighting, third-party verification of its mechanical and electrical programs and long-term vitality efficiency verification. The constructing’s design emphasizes daylight for all areas and views to the skin. Building supplies embrace quickly renewable cork, sustainably harvested wooden and low-emitting supplies to enhance air high quality.