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Unity at Ridgeway Receives LEED® Silver Certification

WHAT: Unity Health System will recognize receiving LEED® Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for Unity at Ridgeway, a state-of-the-art medical building, developed and managed by Broadstone Real Estate, LLC. This makes the 120,000 square foot environmentally-friendly facility the first such building to achieve this distinction in the Rochester-area, and one of only 11 LEED certified medical buildings in New York.

WHO:  Speakers will be: Warren Hern, president/CEO of Unity Health System; Amy Tait, CEO, Broadstone; and Tracie Hall, executive director, NY Upstate Chapter, US Green Bldg. Council.

WHEN:  Tuesday, March 29, 2011 from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Unity at Ridgeway, 2655 Ridgeway Avenue, Ground Floor, in the Town of Greece.

WHY:  Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is an internationally recognized green building certification system developed by the USGBC. It provides verification that a building is designed and built to improve: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, and indoor environmental quality.

*Media coverage of this event is welcomed.* A corporate communications team member will meet reporters and photographers in the front lobby.

About Unity Health System

At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience. We have over 70 locations in Rochester and Monroe County, including Unity Hospital in the town of Greece and the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Key programs include our Joint Replacement Center, Family Birth Place, Spine Center, Diabetes Center, Chemical Dependency, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, plus the area’s most comprehensive range of services for older adults. ACM Medical Laboratory is the world’s fifth largest provider of clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, York, England, and lab partnerships across the globe. Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our 98% overall patient satisfaction rating.

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