Kraft Construction of Naples announced that the new Edison State College Childcare Center in Naples has obtained LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

The Gold certification resulted from some of the following: more than 75% of construction waste recycled and diverted from landfills; over 18% recycled content in construction materials; more than 27% materials harvested and manufactured locally (within 500 mi of the project site); more than 53% wood-based materials from sustainably harvested sources; 100% use of low/no-VOC carpet systems, adhesives, sealants, paints and coating; strict indoor air quality standards held throughout construction; and strict erosion and sediment control measures throughout construction.