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2011-09-21 08:00:00

Jerry Yudelson becomes first LEED Fellow in Arizona; one of only 34 globally. Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), an offshoot of the U.S. Green Building Council that certifies LEED® projects globally, recently announced its first class of LEED Fellows, including Tucson resident, green building expert and sustainability consultant Jerry Yudelson. The initial group includes 34 people with peer-acknowledged distinction. According to...

2011-08-04 10:41:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) announced today that its office has been awarded LEED Platinum certification established by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute for its office. ELPC's office is located in the "Old Jeweler's Building," a Historic Landmark in downtown Chicago. Platinum is the highest certification possible through LEED, the USGBC's leading rating system...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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