NYPA’s White Plains Office building LEEDs by example

Maura Balaban
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April 22, 2013



“LEEDing” by example, the New York Power Authority’s White Plains Office building at 123 Main Street, becomes the fourth existing building in New York State to recertify its green credentials under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. The recertification confirms that the building continues to meet the LEED performance standards for sustainable development, energy efficiency, water savings, materials selection and indoor environmental quality. In 2006, NYPA’s administrative office building was the first existing building in New York State to earn LEED certification.

Photo Credit: NYPA

About NYPA:

The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state. ■ For more information visit or follow @NYPAenergy on Twitter.

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