November 28, 2021: PORTLAND, Maine – The Coulombe Family Tower has received LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, provides organizations with a framework to take a more sustainable approach to the design, construction and operation of their buildings.
To receive LEED Silver certification Coulombe Family Tower achieved high marks in many of the assessment areas including: Water Efficiency, Material & Resources, Energy & Atmosphere, Sustainable Sites and more.
Read more about LEED by visiting the USGBC website.
About Maine Medical Center
Maine Medical Center (MMC), recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report for 2021-2022, is a complete health care resource for the people of Greater Portland and the entire state, as well as northern New England. Incorporated in 1868, MMC is the state’s largest medical center, licensed for 637 beds and employing more than 9,600 people. MMC’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including an active educational program and a world-class biomedical research center. As a nonprofit institution, Maine Medical Center provides nearly 23 percent of all the charity care delivered in Maine. MMC is part of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England. For more information, visit www.mmc.org.