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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...

2011-09-15 05:06:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Waters North America, the third largest beverage company in the U.S., today announced its headquarters in Stamford, Conn. has received the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® (LEED) Gold certification, verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. This marks the company's 10th LEED-certified building. To date, Nestle Waters has the most LEED-certified facilities of...

2011-09-13 13:08:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Empire State Building has been awarded a LEED® Gold for Existing Buildings certification as further recognition from the $550 million Empire State ReBuilding program. The Empire State Building is the tallest and most well known building in the U.S. to receive LEED certification. The 2.85 million-square-foot building is celebrating its 80th anniversary while nearing completion of its renewal and repurposing to meet the needs of...

2011-08-23 09:59:00

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its efforts to protect the environment and operate as a good citizen of the world, United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) today announced that its headquarters received the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program (LEED®) Silver certification for its energy-saving, eco-friendly programs. Owned by UNFCU and managed by Cushman & Wakefield, the...

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...

2011-07-16 00:00:37

First USGBC LEED Gold Registered Dental Office in Arizona Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Aesthetic Dentistry of Scottsdale (ADS) is the first dental office in Arizona to register for LEED Gold Certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Dr. Edward Miller and Dr. Michael Kelly of ADS are internationally-respected educators and practitioners in the field of aesthetic dentistry. Having earned a reputation for continuously raising the bar for dentists, Dr. Miller and Dr....

2011-07-13 07:45:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tower Companies, an award winning real estate development company, announced today that U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC) has certified Blair Towns LEED® Platinum under the Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance(TM) (EBOM) rating system, making it the first multi-family residential project certified as such in the World. In 2004, the 1-3 bedroom townhomes, located at The Blairs, Tower's 27-acre...

2011-06-27 09:24:00

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Capital Partners, LLC and Cassidy Turley announced today that ten office buildings owned by affiliates of Beacon Capital Partners, LLC have been awarded LEED® for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M), established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). With a combined total of 2.5 million square feet of...

2011-06-25 00:00:31

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a U.S. provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced the company has been selected by Silicon Valley Power ("SVP") as a 2011 Energy Innovator award winner. In addition, CoreSite was awarded LEED Gold certification from the Green Building Certification Institute ("GBCI") at the first of its four planned Santa Clara campus data centers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a U.S. provider of...

2011-05-26 13:34:00

PLANO, Texas, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Modesto, Calif., facility has become the state's first food manufacturing site to be awarded LEED® Gold existing building from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), as 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. Frito-Lay North America now has eight certified...