University of Maryland Medical Center Awarded LEED Certification for Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower

October 13, 2015

Shock Trauma CenterThe University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower, a 140,000-square-foot patient care building that was completed in late 2013. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification is an internationally recognized measurement of a building’s adherence to sustainable, or “green,” principles.

UMMC is the first hospital in Baltimore City to achieve LEED Gold certification for an inpatient building. The Gold level is the second-highest of four levels of certification: Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum.


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