Georgia Detention Facility Awarded LEED Certification

The new Douglas County Adult Detention and Law Enforcement Center has recently earned LEED certification. Gary Retel at HOK Architects of Atlanta presented the honor to Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller earlier this fall.

Ga. Courthouse Wins LEED Gold

SPRINGFIELD. Ga. — Effingham County’s historical courthouse has been designated LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first building in the county and the first renovated courthouse in the state to achieve the designation.

Courthouse Will Be First Historic Net-Zero Building

The General Services Administration unveiled renovation plans for the 92 year-old Wayne Aspinall Federal Building and Courthouse in Colorado to make it the first net-zero historic landmark building.

Case Study: Coyote Ridge Corrections Center

By Jerry Winkler and Scott R. Frakes
The Washington State Department of Corrections recently completed the largest correctional facility construction project ever undertaken in the state.

N.Y. DOC Pharmacy Could Save Taxpayers Millions

The New York Department of Corrections’ new automated central pharmacy is on schedule to be completed next spring and DOC officials predict it will save taxpayers $1.5 million a year.

Bridging the Gap

By Roibín Ó hÉochaidh
A new $47 million municipal courthouse and police headquarters in Niagara Falls, N.Y., was awarded LEED certification by the USGBC in December.