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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...

2010-08-13 12:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A project to make the Pennsylvania Governor's Residence more energy-efficient has earned the 42-year-old building Gold LEED-EB Certification by the Green Building Certification Institute and the U.S. Green Building Council, the Department of General Services announced today. "The greening of the Governor's Residence underscores our commitment to make state-owned buildings as energy-efficient as possible," said DGS Secretary James P....

2010-08-04 10:28:00

MARION, Iowa, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Involta announced today that its data center facility in Marion, Iowa has been awarded LEED® Silver 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. Involta's high-security co-location data center is the first of its kind in the Cedar...

2010-07-06 11:41:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Education Services, a green building education provider, recently trained thirty-six Salt Lake City employees on USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in a push to educate the city's Planning and Building Review department on green building and planning strategies. "Salt Lake City, under the direction of Mayor Becker, is striving for a sustainable city," stated Salt Lake City Planning Programs Supervisor Nole...

2010-05-24 12:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Education Services and AIA|DC announced today that they are launching a new program called GreenEdu Academy, a full-day workshop consisting of five educational sessions for industry professionals interested in learning more about topics on green building and USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The first workshop is scheduled for June 15, 2010 at the AIA DC chapter office. Topics to be covered throughout the day include a...

2010-04-22 15:02:00

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Hy-Vee supermarket in Madison, WI has been awarded the prestigious LEED® Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. This is the first Hy-Vee store to achieve recognition under the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification system, the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of green buildings. Mike Smith, director of real estate and sustainability...

2010-04-22 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today the U.S. Green Building Council Institute announced the newest U.S. facility to earn the prestigious LEED® Gold certification - the Sony Electronics (SEL) headquarters building in San Diego. The LEED certification system is the foremost program for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. "When we began laying out initial plans for our headquarters, we knew we wanted 'green' to play a...


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