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Hike Inn receives LEED certification
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Mahesh Ramanujam, CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council, with USGBC Emerging Professional team, presents Len Foote Hike Inn LEED Platinum plaque at the Georgia World Congress Center. – Photo for the Dawson County News
The Len Foote Hike Inn, a backcountry lodge located deep in the Chattahoochee National Forest, recently achieved a major sustainability milestone, LEED certification at the Platinum level from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The recertification was upgraded from a LEED Gold certification presented in 2004. “This new certification demonstrates the Hike Inn’s commitment to sustainability, said David Freeman PE, LEED AP, current Hike Inn Board Member and formerly Chief Engineer for the Georgia DNR and Hike Inn Project Manager and Executive Director of the USGBC Georgia Chapter.