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The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.


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The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.

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USF System Earns First LEED Platinum Certification

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.

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