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Fresh & Easy opens first LEED Gold store


CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has opened its first LEED Gold Certified store in Cathedral City, Calif.

According to the company,Fresh & Easy's Cathedral City store achieved LEED certification for energy use, lighting, water use and incorporating a variety of other sustainable strategies, such as using 90% recycled steel for the building's structure.


"Achieving LEED Gold certification for our Cathedral City store further demonstrates our commitment to the environment and sustainable consumption," said CEO Tim Mason. "Designing our buildings to use less energy is win-win: we are able to use less money which we can pass onto customers and we have less of an impact on the earth."

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