Mississippi gets a green bank branch aiming to be LEED-certified
Another bank has launched a branch with the ambition to be LEED-certified. The Hernando Branch of Southern Bancorp has applied for and expects to receive a full LEED certification later this year. The following report was filed by a local newspaper:
LEED is the leading green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies intended to improve performance in metrics such as energy savings, water efficiency, carbon dioxide emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.
“We at Southern Bancorp are a little different,” said Donna Hart, branch manager. “We’re