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2014-10-21 12:25:47

ORCO LEADS THE WAY IN SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING IN ORANGE COUNTY NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Southern California's leading concrete masonry products producers, ORCO Block & Hardscape (ORCO) www.orco.com took home the award for Most Sustainable Manufacturer at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Orange County Chapter's "Greenest in the County" Eco-Awards. The purpose of the Eco-Awards was to honor accomplishments in sustainable practices and to educate...

2014-10-21 12:24:22

The LEED® Platinum net-zero modular home will be moved from the Greenbuild Expo to its permanent location in Make It Right's Lower 9th Ward community in New Orleans as part of the effort to revitalize an area heavily affected by Hurricane Katrina VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cadre of innovative wallboard and insulation products from CertainTeed is delivering a perfect blend of performance and sustainability to the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome. Designed and...

2014-10-20 12:32:53

CertainTeed, Saint-Gobain to share story behind the sustainable renovation of its new corporate headquarters VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading by example, the Building Science and product innovation experts from CertainTeed will provide a behind the scenes look at the dramatic, sustainable transformation underway at the company's new headquarters during the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo. Plans for the new corporate campus will be the cornerstone of...

2014-10-20 12:21:56

One of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) global headquarters building here has earned a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design(®) (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council(®). At 639,000 square feet, it is among the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio. The LEED green building program ensures buildings conserve energy, water and other...

2014-10-10 08:21:49

Awarded EPA's Highest Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Awards in 2014 LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Inspectors Corporation, a leading national Energy Efficiency and Sustainability certification company headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, was awarded the WaterSense Licensed Certification Provider Partner of the Year award for 2014 by the United States Environmental Protection Agency today for its work in saving water and reducing water bills for homeowners living...

2014-10-09 23:02:09

Take the online tour of The 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome, designed to meet requirements for LEED v4 Platinum, Energy Star v3, and the new International WELL Building Institute’s certification program. Based on the CK5 line of LivingHomes and tracking to be the first LEED v4 Platinum home for Make It Right, "the home will be available for purchase to builders, developers and homebuyers," said LiivingHomes CEO Steve Glenn. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Hanley Wood...

2014-10-09 16:28:46

LONDON, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Published today, "The Future of the Built Environment" whitepaper unites industry leaders on the economy, the role of clients, the plight of contracting, the upcoming election, as well as the trajectory of cities and what it means for architecture and design. Commissioned by organisers of Ecobuild (http://www.ecobuild.co.uk), UBM Live Built Environment, this thought-provoking collection of think pieces assessing the future of the...

2014-10-08 08:21:48

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Sun Life Building has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification in the "Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance" category, ranking it as a leader among recognized green buildings in North America. To receive LEED certification, a building must comply with strict performance criteria in the areas of energy, the environment and social responsibility. According to Mario Bédard, Senior Vice-President for...

2014-10-06 23:01:03

Aiming to be the first LEED v4 Platinum home, and created in collaboration with LivingHomes, Make It Right and the International Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Insititute, the home will be presented to Make It Right Foundation for placement in the lower 9th Ward in New Orleans after the show Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Hanley Wood announces the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome to be unveiled October 22 at the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in New...

2014-10-02 08:20:56

BorgWarner is the First Automotive Supplier in Brazil to Receive this Prestigious Certification AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's production facility and engineering center in Itatiba City, Brazil, recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, a first for an automotive supplier in Brazil. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED certification affirms sustainable building strategies and practices....


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