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2014-10-29 16:22:58

Lighting innovator expands assembly and testing capabilities with LEED-certified building ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxLite, a leading manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, expands its U.S. operations with the opening of a new LEED-certified facility recently. The 48,864-square-foot-building increases MaxLite's product assembly and testing capabilities and features the company's first full showroom on the West Coast. Located in the Anaheim Concourse...

2014-10-24 12:23:43

Company founding member of the National Ready-Mix Concrete Association's Environmental Product Declarations program BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) joined 70 companies and 2,300 concrete plants in the ready-mix concrete industry to participate in the National Ready-Mix Concrete Association's (NRMCA) industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). This third-party verified report, developed using the Life Cycle Assessment process,...

2014-10-23 08:26:20

Status Acknowledges Cassidy Turley's Role as High-Quality LEED Project Administrator WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated the firm a LEED(®) Proven Provider(TM) for the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance rating system family. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process...

2014-10-22 23:08:24

VI invited to serve on newly constituted Working Group that will look at how materials and resources are part of LEED v4. Washington DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Vinyl Institute (VI) today announced that they welcome the opportunity to participate in an initiative previously announced by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) to encourage the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings. VI has been invited to join...

2014-10-22 23:06:13

New Seattle office headquarters project becomes LEED® silver certified Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 West Monroe Partners, a full-service North American business and technology consultancy, announced today that its new Seattle office has been awarded LEED® silver certification. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the leading standard for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated...

2014-10-22 23:04:58

The “green” milestone in sustainability and design adds to success of the $13.9 million, 62,724 square foot facility in Warwick, near Providence, R.I. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., and WARWICK, R.I., (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Seavest Healthcare Properties LLC announced that the Kent Ambulatory Services Pavilion in Warwick, about 15 miles south of Providence, R.I., has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® (LEED) Gold certification. LEED, a building rating system developed...

2014-10-22 08:35:00

RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenCE, Inc. has launched the industry's first free LEED Exam Prep program to educate design professionals about green building principles and the LEED rating systems. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is the premier green building system in the world. The new LEED Exam Prep course features video, animation, music, and case studies. Recently, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its new...

2014-10-22 08:25:08

SCRANTON, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scranton Products, a leading manufacturer of lockers and bathroom partitions, has awarded Tim "T.J." Margolin, AIA, LEED AP, of Design Resources Group (DRG) Architects in Piscataway, NJ, with the "The Big Easy Sweepstakes" Grand Prize trip to the Greenbuild Show in New Orleans, LA. The show, which highlights sustainable building, is held from October 22-24, 2014. A resident of Bound Brook, NJ, this is Margolin's first Greenbuild Show and...

2014-10-22 08:24:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(®)) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. This achievement continues the Navy's ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability through high-performance design and is distinguished as the military's first LEED Platinum dining facility....

2014-10-21 23:06:34

Turner’s sixth Green Market Barometer reveals occupant wellbeing and water efficiency are rising in importance and energy efficiency remains the highest ranked benefit of green buildings New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Turner Construction Company, recognized as the largest green builder in the United States, today announced the results of their sixth survey of real estate, design and construction executives on environmentally sustainable construction practices. Key findings...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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