Lincoln Center Earns EPA's Energy Star, Tampa

Lincoln Center in the Westshore Business District is jumping on the ''green'' train.

Now using 35 percent less energy than average buildings, the 10-story, more than 200,000-square-foot Lincoln Center recently received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star Certification as the result of the building's manager, Redstone Asset Management Services, making significant energy-saving changes.

Now releasing 35 percent less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, Lincoln Center, at 5401 W. Kennedy Dr., features automatic faucets and waterless urinals, photocell controls on all exterior lighting so lights only operate when necessary and variable frequency drives for fans, pumps and cooling towers.

“Staying a step ahead in the competitive Westshore Business District office market is critical,” says Redstone Asset Manager Katy Alderman. “The changes made at Lincoln Center further position us to provide more efficient operations in a sustainable building for our tenants, proving our commitment to environmental stewardship while also lowering energy costs.”

Meeting strict performance levels set by the EPA, receiving Energy Star Certification signifies that Lincoln Center performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency. Lincoln Center also participates in a voluntary recycling program which collects 42 tons of recycled materials per year.

“We've gone above and beyond to make this property energy efficient,” says Alderman. “We're committed to ensuring that Lincoln Center is known as a great place to do business.”

Writer: Alexis Quinn Chamberlain
Source: Katy Alderman, Redstone Asset Management Services
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