NEWARK—Law firm McCarter & English LLP has been awarded LEED Gold and Silver Certifications for its renovation of the firm’s Newark office. The firm is also seeking LEED Silver Certification for its Stamford, Conn. office.

McCarter & English achieved LEED Certification for energy use, lighting, water and material use as well as incorporating a variety of other sustainability strategies. By using less energy and water, LEED-Certified buildings save money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community.

LEED Certification of McCarter & English was based on a number of green design and construction features. The office received a LEED Gold Certification for the renovation of its practice floors, and a LEED Silver rating for the build out of its Conference Center. The firm achieved LEED points for: water efficiency, green power, low VOC paints and coatings, utilization of a construction waste management system, paper recycling, furniture and material re-use and advanced lighting technology, among others.

Gensler, a global architecture, design, planning and consulting firm, led the renovation of the firm’s Newark office.