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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...

2011-05-13 09:48:00

DHAKA, Bangladesh, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The EPIC Group announced today that it has been awarded LEED® Certification, established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) for CIPL Project. LEED is an internationally recognized standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. "CIPL is the first LEED Certified project for EPIC Group and the first LEED Certified project...

2011-05-10 11:00:00

PLANO, Texas, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Killingly, Conn., facility today became the state's first 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 LEED®...

2011-04-26 08:00:00

ROCKLAND, Mass., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced that the company's state-of-the-art research center in Billerica, MA, is LEED® Gold certified under 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. The...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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