Pizza Fusion, the leader in environmentally sustainable restaurant practices in the US, will be opening several new locations throughout the south and northeast United States over the next six months, and thereby will introduce four states to their first ever LEED certified restaurants.
Currently, the company has over 50 LEED certified restaurants opening in seven states across the U.S., including California, Nevada, Colorado, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia and Florida. Founded in February of 2006, Pizza Fusion leads a new niche market by combining an organic menu with a detail-oriented environmental business approach in chic LEED certified fast casual environments.
Pizza Fusion serves a gourmet, organic menu of pizza, focaccia sandwiches, wraps, desserts, beer and wine as well as selective diets. The company also features eco-efficient products, techniques and designs. These include, for example, various eco-friendly store elements made from recycled detergent bottles, bamboo flooring, recaptured industrial concrete, ceiling panels,insulation from recycled blue jeans, ceiling baffles from recycled composite board, low voltage and low heat lighting, seat cushions made with soybean oil and furniture made from reclaimed wood.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria. LEED certification provides independent, third-party verification that a building project meets the highest green building and performance measures. www.usgbc.org
Source: Pizza Fusion