Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz Hall receives LEED Gold rating for environmental performance

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Washkewicz Hall, home to Cleveland State University’s College of Engineering, has been awarded LEED Gold certification, the second highest of four levels of certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council, the university said in a news release.


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The LEED system, short for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, establishes widely used measurable standards for environmental performance by buildings.

Gold is the second highest of four levels including Platinum, Silver and Certified.

Completed in 2017, Washkewicz Hall was designed by the national architecture and engineering firm of HED, and CBLH Design of Cleveland.

Located on the south side of Chester Avenue at East 24th Street, the building includes teaching and research laboratories, simulation labs for computer modeling, student collaboration spaes and “smart” classrooms, according to CSU’s website.

It earned LEED Gold status for sustainable features that include:

1/4 u00b7 A footprint on its building site

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Fauci Family Receives Both Death Threats, Thanked For Work

GEORGETOWN — Some people revere him. Some people despise him. Dr. Anthony Fauci has become a household name since the coronavirus first broke out in the United States. The immunologist who lives near north Bethesda is the White House’s health advisor throughout this world-changing pandemic who has weathered attacks from some officials, including President Donald Trump, for his recommendations and insight.

Even as Fauci and his family have been the target of death threats, neighbors have recently put up signs to thank him for his work.

Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has had a tight security team since at least early April after he and his family received serious threats pertaining to his work designed to slow the spread of the virus. He spoke about it in a recent interview with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Harvard’s School of Public Health website that

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