Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 | 10:53 a.m.
Las Vegas is celebrating the national recognition of three of its buildings, including City Hall, for their environmentally friendly design.
The LEED program certifies buildings based on the use of water-efficient technologies, environmentally friendly building materials, energy efficiency and several other factors.
Wednesday’s recognition brings a lengthy application process to an end. The $185 million City Hall building at 495 S. Main St. opened in February 2012 and includes rooftop solar panels, ground level solar panel trees, LED lighting, and an advanced heating and cooling system.
The fire stations recognized Wednesday for their sustainable design were Fire Station 106, located at 1888 Stella Lake Drive in Ward 5, and Fire Station 107, located at 9398 Sundial Drive in Ward 4.