Food Bank awarded LEED Gold

17/Apr/12 / 21:10

Northern Illinois Food Bank Awarded LEED® Gold certification

Northern Illinois Food Bank is proud to announce that its West Suburban Center is the first new-construction food bank in the country to receive LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in April 2012. Additionally, the Food Bank has received an Emerald Award from the USGBC – Illinois Chapter. The energy savings realized through these environmentally-friendly features will allow the food bank to provide 300,000 more meals for hungry neighbors annually.