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NBA Kings' Golden 1 Center Certified LEED Platinum By U.S. Green Building Council

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 16

The NBA Kings on Thursday announced that their new Golden 1 Center had been "certified LEED Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council," the "first indoor arena to achieve that status," according to Ryan Lillis of the SACRAMENTO BEE. LEED Platinum is "given to projects that meet strict standar...

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