Hankin Group Announces LEED Gold Certification for Exton’s Keva Flats
Exton, PA — February 19, 2020— Hankin Group has announced today that Keva Flats has been awarded LEED Gold. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and an international symbol of excellence. Keva Flats, Hankin Group’s newest luxury apartment community located in Exton, consists of five buildings, which include 242 apartment units and amenity spaces.
Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO, USGBC, commented on Hankin Group’s recent accomplishment, “Each new LEED certification brings us one step closer to revolutionizing the spaces where we live, learn, work and play. Transforming our buildings and spaces happens one project at a time. Hankin Group understands the value of LEED and has shown extraordinary leadership in reshaping the market.” Receiving this certification speaks to Hankin Group’s continued commitment to sustainability.
Lance Hillegas, VP of Sustainable Development and Design, and Laura Maiale, Development and Sustainability Manager, were instrumental in the LEED Gold certification of Keva Flats. Maiale discusses the certification process, “Hankin Group has always been committed to sustainable development. Keva Flats is no exception. We take pride in constructing residences that are energy andwater efficient, thermally comfortable, and constructed with environmentally friendly and locally sourced materials. Residents can see and feel the benefits of living in a LEED Gold residence. This certification provides Hankin Group recognition for the care we take in the quality of our built communities.” Through design, construction and operations practices that improve environmental and human health, LEED-certified buildings like Keva Flats are helping to make the world more sustainable.