Toyota Leads the Way in Green Buildings

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Toyota Leads the Way in Green

Total of 29 LEED Certified Lexus facilities and dealerships in the

Torrance, Calif. May 30, 2012 Motor Sales, U.S.A. (TMS) recently completed City Regional Technical Center in Kansas City, Mo. has Leadership in Energy and Environmental (LEED) Gold certification. The training center is located at the sales office and provides classrooms and training bays for dealer technicians. A total of 11 U.S. facilities and 18 Toyota/Lexus have achieved LEED leading the automotive industry in building efforts.

“At Toyota, we are committed to environmental impacts throughout our said Doug Beebe, TMS manager of administrative services. provides a framework for us to demonstrate doing what is environmentally can also be financially responsible.”

The City technical training integrated the following LEED into construction to achieve certification:

99 percent of construction (more than 953 tons) was from landfill through or recycling

Extensive native rain gardens and swales 100 percent of parking lot and roof water runoff, removing 95 of pollutants

Automatic lighting controls and use of light reduce electrical by 24.5 percent (12kw)

efficiency HVAC system 50 percent less energy in mode

100 percent of installed products carry Forest Council (FSC) certification, sustainable harvest practices

flush toilets, waterless and efficient fixtures reduce consumption by 66 percent, saving gallons of water annually

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100 of annual energy use (176 is offset by investment in certified energy development

In addition to the Kansas City Technical Training Center, 10 U.S. facilities have various levels of LEED since 2003. Ranging office space to vehicle centers, these facilities Toyota’s continued efforts to the design and efficiency of all operations reducing the overall environmental A complete listing of LEED facilities is found below.

sparked an industry trend in with construction of the first certified automotive dealership in the Patt Lobb Toyota of Texas, achieved Silver certification and paved the way for additional to follow. To date, 18 Toyota/Lexus have achieved LEED including the nation’s only LEED certified dealership, Toyota in Eugene, Ore. An nine dealerships are complete and final certification (see listing below).

“Toyota and Lexus dealers truly seized the opportunity to their businesses,” said Bastien, TMS vice president of market development, “and by so are demonstrating environmental leadership in communities. Dealers are also re-couping their initial and realizing the long term benefits of building more dealerships.”

LEED dealership was spurred by Toyota’s ECO Image II initiative which assists with construction of facilities emphasize efficiency and reduce environmental impacts. LEED dealers are seeing a 26 percent in energy costs per square per year. In addition, quick on investment for sustainable building efficient lighting and other elements are confirming the economic of building green.

The LEED Green Building System™ is a third-party green certification program designed by the Green Building Council. The Green Building Council is a organization dedicated to the expansion of building practices and the LEED LEED projects accumulate in various environmental categories. totals determine the level of ranging from ‘Certified’ to


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