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Police Station In Cincinnati Becomes World's First With LEED Platinum Certification

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A police district in Cincinnati, Ohio, has been getting a lot of attention and awards since its unveiling a few years ago. Earlier this year, the US Green Building Council awarded it an LEED platinum certification. It now stands as the only police station in the world to get that qualification with a net-zero energy designation.

Police District 3 was completed back in the summer of 2015 in Cincinnati. The new building replaces the old headquarters that were created back in 1907. Its old structure forced its employees to work in cramped conditions, and the building itself was breaking down over time. Instead of doing a remodeling project, the city decided to opt for an environmentally-friendly new building.