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2014-09-05 08:20:18

BorgWarner Serves Increasing Demand for Fuel-Efficient Turbocharging Technologies with New Gold LEED Certified Production Facility in Taicang AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner officially opened its new production facility in Taicang, China, on September 4, 2014. With a building area of 161,500 square feet (15,000 square meters), BorgWarner's new green facility is strategically located in a major development area close to Shanghai and is its second...

2014-09-04 08:32:50

Facility is Expected to Consume up to 50 Percent Less Energy for Cooling than Similar Data Centers CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, today announced its new data center in Lake Forest, Ill., is certified as the world's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) facility of this type. This data center features an advanced...

2014-09-03 23:14:57

At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, Inc. is currently providing roll off dumpsters on the construction site of a new nine-story LEED-certified office building in Downtown Austin, TX. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Austin construction dumpster rental company, At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, Inc. has recently signed on with JE Dunn to provide dumpster rental services on site for the construction of a LEED-certified commercial office building located in Downtown Austin....

2014-09-02 16:22:13

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, NC has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The three-story, 100,000-square-foot school opened in fall of 2013 and represents the first LEED Platinum elementary school in North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120117/PH35523LOGO Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools partnered with...

2014-08-28 23:11:52

Grand Rapids Downtown Market Teams Up With LiveWall To Compliment LEED Gold Certification With New 200 Square Foot Indoor Living Wall. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Following closely on the heels of the recent LEED Gold certification, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is becoming even greener. The Downtown Market added a 202-square-foot indoor living wall this week, installed by local manufacturer LiveWall, LLC. The new addition adds more than 100 new plants to the second floor...

2014-08-27 23:01:14

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. LEED, which was developed by the U.S....

2014-08-21 08:24:17

Company reflects on business transformation milestones, looks ahead with confidence; NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America's move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a state-of-the-art, newly LEED-certified office tower, and headquarters for the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. The company has organized a "Celebrate Newark Day" for employees to enable...

2014-08-15 16:22:12

ST. HELENA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HALL Wines, a premier portfolio of luxury wineries and tasting rooms located in Napa Valley, has been awarded LEED(®) Gold Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council for its HALL St. Helena modern Tasting Room and high-tech Production Facility. This accolade is the second LEED(®) Gold award for the HALL Wines St. Helena property which was previously recognized as the first winery in California to earn LEED Gold for its...

2014-08-08 12:22:05

U.S. Green Building Council Recognizes Building for Sustainability Across Multiple Categories GOLETA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing, and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced that the Company's corporate headquarters has achieved LEED(®) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED...

2014-08-05 12:23:45

Industry Veteran to Provide Expanded Leadership for the Firm's High Performance Design Innovation NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, is announcing that prominent industry thought leader Daniel H. Nall, P.E., FAIA, ASHRAE Fellow, LEED Fellow, HDBP, BEMP, has joined the company's New York office as a Vice President and Regional Director of High Performance Buildings. Mr. Nall will collaborate...


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