MICHAEL H. COLE BUILDING
AWARDED LEED GOLD
The building is named The Michael H. Cole Building in honor of Cape Associates’ former president, Michael Cole who led the company for three decades.
The building comprises a ground floor office space used by the Cape Associates administration as well as two one-bedroom apartments on the second story. Awarded 61 of a total 110 possible points in the rating system, the location features solar panels on the roof, spray foam insulation and LED lighting, among many other factors that make it qualified for LEED Gold.
The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. The Michael H. Cole Building achieved LEED certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.