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Recognized as a First LEED Certified Hyundai Dealership

Hyundai of Brenham Acknowledged for Innovative Building Design, Resource Conservation and Sustainability

BRENHAM, Texas, Sept. 17, 2013 – Hyundai of Brenham, located in Brenham, Texas, was recently awarded LEED acceptance from a U.S. Green Building Council. Council members were tender with a building’s innovative use of recycled building materials, on-site rubbish and water-management, function of alternate-fuel vehicles and renewable energy, and ubiquitous sustainability plan. Hyundai of Brenham non-stop a doors to their new trickery in Jun 2011, with acceptance achieved in Jul of 2013. This is a initial Hyundai dealership in a U.S. to accept this recognition.

“During a construction of their dealership, Hyundai of Brenham demonstrated their joining to a sustainable, immature business model,” pronounced Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council. “Through their function of renewable appetite sources, on-site rubbish government solutions, and their endless use of recycled materials during construction, this dealership has taken active measures towards obscure their environmental impact.”

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), grown by a U.S. Green Building Council, is a module that provides third-party corroboration of immature buildings. LEED is focused on sustainability and a impact buildings have on their sourroundings as good as a people who use them each day. Through a several rating systems, a module addresses a whole building lifecycle, including design, construction, operation and maintenance, and recognizes best-in-class building strategies.

“From day one, a concentration of a new trickery was sustainability,” pronounced Gregg Appel, co-owner and ubiquitous manager, Hyundai of Brenham. “Recycled steel and timber were used on both a extraneous and interior of a building, a irrigation complement is sourced from a state-of-the-art H2O recycling and collection system, and solar energy is employed to supply most of a trickery with electricity. By progressing a tolerable and eco-friendly business model, we can proudly explain to be a initial LEED-certified Hyundai dealership.”

“Hyundai of Brenham’s new LEED acceptance is a good instance of how Hyundai dealers take it on themselves to foster a low-impact, eco-friendly business model,” pronounced Dave Zuchowski, executive clamp boss of inhabitant sales. “Sustainability is a company-wide joining by Hyundai, and this feat by Hyundai of Brenham serves as a primary instance for destiny Hyundai dealerships.”