U.S. Green Building Council

Equinix’s Newest Australian Facility Receives LEED® Gold certification

Equinix, a global data center service provider, has been awarded the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™ Gold Certification. This certification is awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for Equinix’s high building standards in their SY3 facility located in Mascot, Sydney. LEED was developed by USGBC in 2000 and provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions. It takes into account factors such as energy savings, water efficiency and CO2 emissions reduction. Tony Simonsen, Managing Director, Equinix Australia, quoted, “This award acts as a testament to the ongoing commitment from Equinix to bui...

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