LEED Certified Building
Gartner Welcome Center is a LEED Silver building – the first in the City of Alliance. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green building rating system. The green building attributes include a geothermal heat pump, zero use of CFC refrigerants in the HVAC system, automatic lighting controls, large use of materials with significant recycled content, higher glazing in windows, low flow fixtures, and high efficiency mechanical and electrical system. UMU has committed to building all new structures to LEED standards.