Raising the Floor
Over the past eight years, Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle has gotten LEED certification for five supermarkets (and a few convenience stores) as a way to gradually improve the environmental footprint of the entire chain. “We've kept raising the floor of sustainability practices in construction,” said Brad Morris, engineering manager for Giant Eagle, who spoke with Mondor at the FMI Energy & Store Development Conference. In each of the LEED stores, the chain has employed ...
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