A Wal-Mart Supercenter, recently opened in the Cleveland suburb of South Euclid, has been designed to be certified through the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program. It will be the first LEED-certified store in Wal-Mart's portfolio, but it is not the start of a trend, Wal-Mart said. The developer and local officials had agreed that any building on that site must achieve that sustainability rating. Green features include LED lighting as well as a reflective roof designed to recirculate heat captured from equipment and use it to warm water and the building itself.
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