The UW Health Yahara Clinic in Monona lives and breathes efficiency. Not only does the staff follow a lean approach to processing patients — taking as little steps as possible to give them proper health care — the building was just awarded LEED certification this month, after meeting several conservation goals, such as reducing its potable water use by 37 percent and cutting annual energy costs by 14.7 percent.
Atascocita Springs Elementary School is already making history as the first school in its district to achieve LEED certification. Now officials are hoping to add to the achivement with Collaborative for High Performance Schools certification.
Kraus-Anderson Construction Co., one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest commercial general contractors and construction managers, is set to start construction in January on a new 400,000-square-foot LEED certified hospital for Gundersen Lutheran Health System.