FMC Achieves LEED Gold Certification

*Photo by Chris Cooper Photographer- FMC Tower Commercial Interior

 

Last week, FMC Corporation announced that their headquarters at FMC Tower at Cira Center South in Philadelphia received LEED Gold certification for its commercial interior. This certification, which recognizes buildings and interiors that operate in a sustainable manner, demonstrate FMC’s commitment to sustainability.

Related: FMC Tower Progress

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, certification is a green building design and certification standard that measures building performance and certifies the sustainable aspects of the building. It is the most popular and widely recognized sustainability standard in the world. Projects pursuing LEED certification earn points across several areas that address sustainability issues. Based on the number of points achieved, a project receives one of four LEED rating levels: Certified, Silver, Gold or Platinum. LEED challenges the way we think about how buildings and communities are planned, constructed, maintained and operated. Learn more about the benefits of LEED Certification here.

Related: FMC Tower Construction Progress

FMC’s new 250,000 square foot global headquarters earned gold certification through its energy and water efficiency, superior indoor air quality and use of sustainable materials. The company worked closely with building owner and developer, Brandywine Realty Trust to earn the certification. The team at FMC sought to create an office that is inviting, collaborative, functional and energy efficient. They instilled these values in all project team members. Brandywine Realty Trust is pursuing LEED certification for the core and shell of FMC Tower at Cira Centre South.

Related: FMC Tower Construction Photos

About FMC: For more than a century, FMC Corporation has served the global agricultural, industrial and consumer markets with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. Revenue totaled approximately $3.3 billion in 2015. FMC employs approximately 6,000 people throughout the world and operates its businesses in three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition and FMC Lithium. For more information, visit www.FMC.com.

Katie Craven
Katie Craven is Marketing, Communication and Brand Manager at Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers, a real-estate consulting firm that provides owner’s representation and project management services. More about Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers as well as additional blog posts can be found here.
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