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2012-09-05 02:26:02

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YOTEL New York, located on tenth Avenue at W42nd Street, part of the MiMA development by Related Companies, has been awarded LEED® "Gold" certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. "Construction of YOTEL New York offered us a great opportunity to...

2012-08-23 06:21:45

NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mutual of America announced today its headquarters at 320 Park Avenue in New York City has earned LEED(®) (EB-OM) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The 750,000-square-foot Mutual of America building is among the highest-rated buildings in New York, having met the LEED program's Existing Building or Operations & Maintenance (EB-OM) standard. The USGBC recognized the building for achievement in designing and...

2012-08-20 23:00:08

New Online Program Targets 3,000 People for LEED Credentials Annually Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has partnered with Pearson to launch USGBC´s online workforce education program for the LEED Green Associate credential. The program includes online courses to help learners successfully prepare for the LEED Green Associate exam and learn green building strategies and techniques. USGBC´s LEED green building rating system is the...

2012-07-18 06:23:21

DES MOINES, Ia., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greengrade-LEED Management Software(TM), a division of Textura( ®) Corporation, announces the addition of LEED Canada to its available LEED supported rating systems. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CG12932LOGO) Project teams seeking LEED certification via the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) can now utilize Greengrade-LEED Management Software to assist in streamlining the CaGBC certification process, saving...

2012-07-17 02:33:54

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless today announced that its green retail store design has achieved pre-certification in the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED® Volume Program. Verizon Wireless is one of only eight retailers in the United States and the only wireless company to achieve pre-certification from the USGBC. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the nation's preeminent program for the design,...

2012-07-02 23:01:30

Permalla Dental Care has been awarded the LEED® Green Building Certification. This prestigious certification is awarded to those buildings and businesses that meet the highest level of energy efficiency and sustainable strategies. Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 Permalla Dental Care, practice of Praveena Permalla, DDS, Inc., a Petaluma Dentist, announced today that it has been awarded LEED Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC´s leading...

2012-07-02 02:21:37

Business leaders applaud USGBC's Ethics and Innovation Source: American Sustainable Business Council WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American business leaders are speaking out in dismay over the American Chemistry Council's recent political attacks on the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED v4 (formerly known as LEED 2012) standard for offering a voluntary credit for avoiding chemicals of concern. LEED is a voluntary standard that enables builders to work toward...

2012-05-24 23:01:45

The eLearning leader adds 17 hours of GBCI-approved content to its robust online green building CE library for design and construction professionals. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 Tampa – RedVector.com, the premier provider of online continuing education and corporate training for the AEC industry and a leader in green building courses and online LEED training, recently received board approval from the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) for seven new courses totaling 17...

2012-05-09 02:21:36

WABASH, Ind., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermafiber launched a new mobile website to make it easier for users to access product information from mobile devices. The site features product data sheets organized by market segment, LEED credit information and Thermafiber's LEED Calculator. The Contact Us page offers direct-dial phone numbers and email addresses for questions or additional information. "We have seen a dramatic increase in web traffic from mobile devices in the last 18 months,"...

2012-05-08 06:25:33

RICHMOND, Va., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two recently completed facilities for Shenandoah County have earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Both buildings were designed by Moseley Architects, one of the region's premier designers of public buildings. Located in Woodstock, Virginia, the county's new Health and Human Services Building achieved LEED Gold and the new District Courts Building...