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2011-02-25 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) today announces its commitment to pursue LEED certification for all new sites. P&G's Taicang plant in China - which is breaking ground today - is the first P&G manufacturing site to pursue LEED certification, with several additional new P&G sites currently working toward the same distinction globally. "Pursuing LEED certification for all new sites including offices, innovation centers, and our...

2011-02-08 16:01:00

BOSTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College's Health & Wellness Center, a 48,000-square-foot structure housing the College's nursing and health professions programs, has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The Gold-level certification indicates that the building meets stringent requirements of the internationally recognized rating system, and also exceeds...

2010-12-04 00:00:39

A green floor-cleaning program benefits the environment and the bottom line Plymoth, MN (Vocus) December 2, 2010 There are many reasons why distribution centers, warehouses, manufacturing plants and processing facilities can benefit from a green floor-cleaning program. From a cleaning-only perspective, green cleaning reduces the use of water and chemicals and improves the effectiveness of cleaning programs. It also directly impacts a facility's sustainability efforts by reducing energy...

2010-11-17 15:20:00

New program open to multiple technology companies and organizations will improve data tracking, information and content integration for green building projects under way CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developers of the LEED green building program today announced LEED Automation, a new program in collaboration with leading technology companies that is designed to streamline and create capacity for the LEED building certification...

2010-10-19 15:15:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Legg Mason, Inc., (NYSE: LM) today announced that is has been awarded LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certified Gold for the space it occupies at its headquarters in Harbor East. The certification is established by the U.S. Green Building Council and is verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The base building has achieved the U.S. Green Building Council Silver certification. LEED is the...

2010-10-18 19:26:00

LANSDALE, Pa., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SKF USA Inc. announced today at a special ceremony attended by Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell and approximately 500 employees and distinguished guests, that it has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification, established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. (Photo:...

2010-09-29 08:00:00

Recognized for Environmental Responsibility with Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification NEPTUNE, N.J., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jersey Shore University Medical Center's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) was recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. It is the first hospital in New Jersey and the largest on the east coast to receive the honor. LEED is...

2010-09-14 11:30:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Beloit, Wis., facility today became the state's first food manufacturing site to be awarded LEED® for Existing Buildings Gold certification 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 Beloit has won several national...

2010-09-01 07:37:00

LA CROSSE, Wis., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Building design professionals, including Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED APs), can fulfill continuing education now required to maintain green building credentials through new courses offered by Trane. As a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Education Provider, Trane has developed the courses to allow LEED professionals to more easily stay competitive in the sustainable building industry. The courses...

2010-08-24 11:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Perry, Ga., facility today became the state's first building to be awarded LEED® for Existing Buildings (EB) Gold certification 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. "Achieving LEED EB Gold certification is a...