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2013-05-22 12:31:28

LEED Gold for Kaiser Permanente's Westside Medical Center in Hillsboro, Ore. Signals Shift OAKLAND, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to create healthy communities, Kaiser Permanente today announced it will seek Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification for new construction of hospitals, large medical offices, and other major projects. "By adopting the LEED standard for all new major construction, we are...

2013-05-02 16:32:37

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FOX Architects, an expert in commercial office design, today announced it is celebrating the firm's ten year anniversary as the nation's capital award-winning architecture and interior design firm of choice. Principals and subject matter expert trailblazers includes: Robert Fox, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, Sabret Flocos, IIDA, LEED AP, Jim Allegro, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, Andy Yeh, LEED AP and J.P. Spickler, AIA, LEED AP who lead the firm on the principle that the...

2012-08-21 18:20:10

BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA), one of Boston's most innovative architectural and interior design firms, announced today that the new corporate headquarters of Forrester Research, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) has been certified LEED® Platinum for Commercial Interiors by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). MPA provided interior architecture and corporate design services for Forrester's six-story, 190,000 square foot headquarters at Cambridge Discovery...

2012-07-13 23:01:12

Design teams were busy in the Education and the Arts and the Education and Science Studios at WHR Architects as they completed final details in advance of recent ribbon cuttings at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston´s School of Dentistry School and Sam Houston State University´s The Woodlands Center. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Design teams were busy in the Education and the Arts and the Education and Science Studios at WHR Architects as they...

2012-05-08 06:25:33

RICHMOND, Va., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two recently completed facilities for Shenandoah County have earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Both buildings were designed by Moseley Architects, one of the region's premier designers of public buildings. Located in Woodstock, Virginia, the county's new Health and Human Services Building achieved LEED Gold and the new District Courts Building...

2012-04-13 06:20:41

HARRISONBURG, Va., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Moseley Architects, a leader in the design of educational facilities, is proud to announce that Orange County Public Schools' new Locust Grove Middle School has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Located in Locust Grove, Virginia, the facility is Virginia's first LEED Gold middle school and Orange County's first LEED certified building....

2012-04-05 10:25:01

HUGHESVILLE, Pa., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction Specialties (C/S), a leading manufacturer of high-performing architectural products, announced today the opening of their newly renovated office space at its manufacturing facility in Hughesville. Local leaders, including Representative Tom Marino, were present at a special ceremony to celebrate the new 8,748 square foot area, which is the first LEED® certified project in Lycoming County. (Photo:...

2012-03-30 02:22:48

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading architectural design firm Perkins+Will announced the opening of the Modesto Junior College Student Services Building, a new East Campus landmark. The building is designed to be both a campus front door and a student common space. And, though LEED certification was not an initial goal for this project, Perkins+Will incorporated sustainable strategies into the design as a matter of course. The facility is now expected to receive LEED...

2012-03-22 02:21:23

SAN ANTONIO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Contects-Consultants & Architects recently achieved the distinction of advising and certifying 800 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) construction projects across the country, with special emphasis on cost effective, high-performance buildings. In addition to their LEED documented projects, the firm has certified over 1,600 Energy Star homes. The company, based in San Antonio, TX with offices in New Orleans, LA, assists...

2012-02-16 10:08:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning Design Research (PDR), which creates high-performance work environments for companies around the globe, has become the first Houston workplace to earn the prestigious LEED CI (Commercial Interior Design and Construction) Platinum certification, the U.S. Green Building Council program's highest classification. Located in Two Houston Center, PDR is the tower's first tenant to earn LEED certification. The 40-story building is certified...