Certified Wood Ben Franklin TechVentures2 was designed and constructed using the Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System. This standard promotes sustainability in building design. To address LEED’s certified wood measure, TechVentures2 is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council as having more than 50% of the wood used in its construction sourced from sustainably grown and harvested forests. Forest ecosystems are a vital part of the web of life on earth, and they are also commercially important because they yield valuable resources like wood, rubber, and medicinal plants.
Ben Franklin TechVentures®, owned and operated by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) has been selected as one of “10 Startup Incubators You Need to Watch” by Inc.com (http://www.inc.com/ss/10-start-up-incubators-to-watch). The Ben Franklin Business Incubator (BFBI) program, Bethlehem, PA, has graduated 48 successful early-stage technology companies which together gross more Continue Reading ...
Recycled Building Materials Ben Franklin TechVentures2 was designed and constructed using the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System. This standard promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation. To address LEED’s recycled building materials measure, TechVentures2 was constructed with many materials composed of recycled content, including the structural steel, drywall, carpet, and ceiling tiles. Using building materials with recycled content reuses waste products that would otherwise be sent to landfills.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners
of Northeastern Pennsylvania
116 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Designed & Developed by Altitude Marketing
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and
Economic Development and is funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority.