October 11, 2013 Hayden Building Achieves LEED Platinum
Historic Boston is excited to announce that our recent rehabilitation of H.H. Richardson’s Hayden Building has achieved LEED Platinum certification in the LEED for Homes category. Developed and implemented by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a standard that rates the energy and resource efficiency of a building. Platinum is the highest rating awarded, and very few historic rehabilitations have achieved this honor. The oldest LEED Platinum building in the world is right here in Lowell, Massachusetts ? the 2006 rehabilitation of the 1839 St. Paul?s United Methodist Church, now the United Teen Equality Center.