The first environmentally friendly KFC-Taco Bell is being opened in Northampton, Massachusetts. Yum Brands Inc, the parent company of Taco Bell is going for the company’s first LEED certification.
The new KFC-Taco Bell aims to cut energy costs by 30 percent. The franchise will use LEDs, harness natural light and use recycled materials in their countertops. YUM! brands is also calling for the use of several devices to reduce water consumption.
The building is part of the company’s “E3 Intitiative,” which focuses on the energy, environment and economics of the company’s buildings.