Monthly Archives: September 2014

Tulsa Cancer Institute Attains Leed Certification

In 2011 Empire Finance worked with TCI to provide funding for their state of the art flooring and radiotherapy treatment rooms. We are excited to be a part of their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design! To receive LEED certification, projects must meet certain standards and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. Tulsa Cancer Institute’s LEED certification application has been in the review process since they moved in during the summer of 2013, but is now approved, making the building LEED certified. Sustainable features include bicycle storage and changing rooms for staff and visitors, roofing materials that act as a high solar reflective index to minimize heat and native vegetation surrounding the building which equals half of the project...