Modern Building Company is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. The USGBC′s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System has become the industry standard for the transformation to high-performance green building.
Modern′s most recent LEED-certified project is the Smucker′s Quality Beverages Distribution Facility in Chico. Awarded USGBC Gold LEED Certification, Modern worked closely with the owners and design team, to capture and maximize LEED certification incorporating these project highlights:
- Use of natural lighting throughout the building
- Sustainable site, 6 acres of undeveloped land around the facility
- Water efficient landscaping
- Use of recycled & locally harvested materials to minimize impact on environment.
Modern is committed to advance buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.