OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ottawa Convention Centre – Canada’s Meeting Place has officially received LEED® Gold certification from the Canada Green Building Council.

“Ottawa Convention Centre is a model of sustainable development and operations in the meetings and conventions industry,” says Ottawa Convention Centre President & CEO Pat Kelly. “The building functions as a green meeting facility providing a healthy and invigorating environment for our delegates’ meetings and conventions, while minimizing our eco footprint in the local community. The OCC adheres to a strict Environmental Charter that ensures we take responsibility for the impact our operations have on colleagues, guests, the community and the environment. We would like to thank all who assisted in the construction of Canada’s Meeting Place including our Board of Directors, PCL Constructors Canada, BBB Architects Inc., Project Manager Graham Bird and Associates, LEED Consultant Enermodal Engineering Ltd., and I commend our Executive Leadership Team for their governance of the project.”
For the entire story: Ottawa Convention Centre Achieves LEED(R) Gold Certification

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