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2013-04-17 16:20:15

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas, resulting in increased demand on buildings and resources. According to a study by McGraw-Hill Construction, firms are shifting their business toward green building to help conserve natural resources, with 51 percent of respondents planning more than 60 percent of their work to be green by 2015. This trend signals a shift from 'push' to 'pull'--with...

2013-04-17 08:22:07

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tower Companies announced today that U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has Re-Certified The Tower Building and 1909 K Street LEED® Gold under Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Management ("EBOM"). Notably, The Tower Building was the region's first new green office building when built in 2001 and 1909 K was DC's first green renovation in 1999. Both green properties were...

2013-04-16 08:24:38

Bozzuto Management Company to Manage Community BETHESDA, Md., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington Property Company (WPC) today announced that Solaire Metro Apartments, a luxury apartment community located in Silver Spring, Maryland, has earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The property is managed by Bozzuto Management Company. Solaire is in the Ripley District of Silver Spring, a revitalization area that is centered around a new transit...

2013-04-16 08:22:58

-- Downloadable Book Profiles 322 Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com), in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools (www.centerforgreenschools.org) at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), today released the fourth annual edition of its free guidebook saluting the most environmentally responsible "green colleges." "The...

2013-04-12 16:22:10

ATLANTA, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern today announced it assisted Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC, one of the world's largest real estate investment advisers, in achieving LEED(®) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications for three of its Atlanta office assets, totaling more than 800,000 square feet. 1040 and 1050 Crown Pointe Parkway achieved LEED Silver certifications, and Glenridge Highlands One earned LEED Gold, all under the U.S. Green...

2013-04-10 16:22:50

WARRENTON, Va., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: FBSS) - The Fauquier Bank is pleased to announce that they have been awarded LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for their View Tree Branch, located at 87 West Lee Highway, in Warrenton, VA. LEED is the nation's top program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. The Fauquier Bank's View Tree...

2013-04-09 23:03:19

Custom luxury home builder website showcased with award for excellence in the interactive realm Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Desert Star Construction (DSC) announced today their “Best Website” 2012 win at the 1st Annual AZIMA TIM Awards. Together with Skyhook Internet Marketing, the DSC team worked diligently to strategize, design, and develop a new high-resolution image website that features DSC´s custom luxury homes throughout Paradise Valley and Silverleaf, the...

2013-04-06 23:01:23

Experts at Southland Homes predict green home construction and renovations may soon eclipse traditional methods. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 The green home trend is growing so fast that Colin Shelton expects green building technology and materials to eclipse traditional building practices by the year 2020. As President of Southland Homes of Texas, Shelton should know: he´s seeing it happen all over Houston. Green technology is evolving to encompass every aspect of construction...

2013-04-02 23:19:18

AlliedBuildings.com creates a campaign to raise awareness of their eco-friendly steel buildings. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Allied Steel Buildings is the preferred choice globally for customized pre-engineered steel buildings because of their high-quality products, innovation, affordable steel building prices, and dedication to one-on-one customer service. Allied´s exceptional performance has garnered an abundance of media attention. They have been named one of...

2013-04-02 12:24:57

Building illustrates Shaw's commitment to sustainability through innovation and to environmental responsibility throughout its operation DALTON, Ga., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw) has achieved the USGBC's LEED Silver designation for New Construction for its Reclaim to Energy (Re2E) process building, located in Dalton, Ga. The 35,397-square-foot facility illustrates Shaw's commitment to sustainability through innovation. "We take a holistic...