Month: January 2013

Fire Station 12 Receives ‘Green’ Endorsement

Henrico County’s Fire Station 12 has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of extensive energy-saving measures incorporated into its renovation and expansion. The fire station is Henrico’s second general government facility to receive LEED certification and the first to be recognized at the Gold level — the second highest […] Continue reading Fire Station 12 Receives ‘Green’ Endorsement

Water Conservation

The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is asking its customers to voluntarily limit water use in light of the ongoing drought. Customers are requested to minimize lawn and landscape irrigation, vehicle washing and other nonessential uses. In a report Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Virginia Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) warned of a significant […] Continue reading Water Conservation