Local businesses help Bridgeport club earn energy award

Milford-based companies Rose-Tiso & Co. and Turner Construction helped the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse in Bridgeport earn a green award recently.

The Boys & Girls Club was honored as a “LEED platinum” building, the highest award offered by the U.S. Green Building Council, demonstrating Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

The Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse is the first Boys & Girls Club to receive the prestigious award.