December 12, 2023
HED Wins 2023 USGBC-LA Sustainable Innovation Award
HED and the University of California Irvine College of Health Sciences and Nursing School building were recognized for excellence in sustainable design with the 2023 US Green Building Council Los Angeles (USGBC-LA) Sustainable Innovation Award, for Honor in Health & Wellbeing category. The project received LEED v4 Platinum certification this year.
USGBC-LA is an organization of professionals and advocates who work together to transform Southern California into a more sustainable region for all. Members and volunteers believe in creating a more sustainable built environment through education, innovation, and impactful action. The annual Sustainable Innovation Awards evaluate merit-based sustainable strategies demonstrating exemplary performance by exceeding credit achievement. The awards program is open to built and un-built projects certified under any sustainability rating system or on track to achieve certification.