Rivers Casino, Chicago, IL

Gold certification

Project Description:
Completed in July 2011, Rivers Casino is the first casino in the world to achieve LEED Gold certification. This was accomplished through energy, lighting, water, and material use which included low flow water fixtures, LED lighting, and natural day lighting. The building is located on a brownfield redevelopment site. The National Gypsum products used in the construction were locally sourced. The exterior of the building was covered in eP® Sheathing. Inside, the contractor used XP® Gypsum Board, Fire Shield® Type X, XP® Shaftliner, ProForm® All Purpose, ProForm LITE, and ProFrom XP® Joint Compound.