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2010-10-22 16:05:00

BELTSVILLE, Md., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In a statement issued today, Harry L. Merrick IV, President and Chief Executive Officer of Merrick Towle Communications ("MTC"), announced that the Chicagoland Apartment Association ("CAA") has awarded the agency three prestigious Chicagoland Apartment Marketing and Management Excellence ("CAMME") awards for their work on 215 West Apartments, the brand new, 389 unit, 50-story apartment residence at 215 West Washington Street. The project is LEED...

2010-10-22 00:00:38

Jane Capital Partners LLC, http://www.janecapital.com], an alternative energy and cleantech merchant bank, announced today the acquisition of green ecommerce pioneer Greenhome.com, http://www.greenhome.com]. San Francisco-based Green Home® is the original online "ecostore," now carrying thousands of green products for both the green home and green business. Greenhome.com's ecostore is the market leader for online sales of green and environmental products. The acquisition provides Green...

2010-09-29 15:58:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- By greening their real estate practice and educating clients on the benefits of going green, REALTORS® are at the forefront of the movement to shrink our carbon footprint and boost energy efficiency. "We see it as an obligation of our industry to advocate sustainability and environmental best practices," said Karl Lee, President of the Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS®. "Homes are responsible for 21...

2010-08-12 09:00:00

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading green website WorldofGreen.com is getting a makeover. Launched as an easy, "one-stop" shop for consumers to find the latest eco-friendly products, the site now features "live" news feeds from top green sites, plus an added "Re-Wind" section of green product demos and videos. "We wanted a way to share the latest events and news happenings," says Roberta Modena, founder of World of Green. "A lot of our merchants have their own videos...

2010-07-21 09:43:00

Program Kicks Off Real Estate Portal BOCA RATON, Fla., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Andrews Country Club today revealed strategic real estate marketing initiatives designed to attract more new and younger members, as a continuation on their recent successes in attracting this much sought after target audience through a branding and public relations campaign. One new program includes unveiling the Club branded real estate portal to select area Realtors® last...

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...

2010-04-21 05:00:00

San Francisco based K-8 school purchases 350 MWh of Green-e certified green power for all its facilities SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - Town School for Boys, a K-8 independent day school founded in 1939, is going green with its electricity usage. The San Francisco based school has purchased certified green power for 100% of its facilities' electricity usage from EcoElectrons Renewable Energy, a company specializing in supplying green power to organizations through renewable...

2010-04-07 10:28:00

Tips provided to Americans to Shift 10% of Their Spending to Green; Also Available: Thousands of Green and Local Options at www.GreenPages.org. WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America today called on all Americans to take "The Green Economy Challenge" to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. "The Green Economy Challenge" asks all American households to shift 10 percent of their current spending to green purchases. American households spend approximately $3...

2010-03-11 08:35:00

DALLAS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today that Three Eldridge Place, a newly constructed 13-story office property in the portfolio of Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc., has recently been awarded LEED® Core and Shell Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System(TM) is the national benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green...

2010-03-11 08:30:00

DALLAS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today that Lawson Commons, a 13-story office property in the portfolio of Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc., has recently been awarded LEED® Existing Buildings (EB): Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED® Green Building Rating System(TM) is the national benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green...