The Business Journal
Date: Friday, November 4, 2011, 9:21am EDT
Environment, Residential Real Estate
A student housing community near UNC-Greensboro has been certified as environmentally friendly.
Sterling Cottages at West End, located on Merritt Drive at Spring Garden Street, has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for achievement in green building and design. LEED for Homes is a certification program that rewards efficient energy and resource design and construction practices.
The community was built by an affiliate of The Dinerstein Companies and features high-efficiency lighting fixtures, programmable thermostats, a high-efficiency irrigation system and high-grade air filters.