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2013-01-22 12:22:22

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. today announced that its new headquarters for the Americas, located at the northwest corner of I-294 and Willow Road in Northbrook, has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is one of the primary rating systems for the design, construction and operation of energy-efficient buildings. A Gold...

2013-01-16 08:21:57

KENNESAW, Ga., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Automated Logic Corporation (ALC), a leading provider of innovative building automation solutions that maximize energy efficiency while ensuring occupant comfort, is providing critical building monitoring and control for the new High-Performance Computing Research Center (HPCRC) at Princeton University. The facility is one of only nine high-performance data centers in the world to achieve U.S. Green Building Council(®) Leadership in Energy and...

2012-12-10 08:23:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, today announced it is converting a former New Jersey landfill site into a LEED-certified logistics property and signed two leases totaling 740,000 square feet prior to the start of construction. A wholesale packaging distributor will occupy 395,000 square feet while an e-commerce food retailer will occupy 345,000 square feet. An additional...

2012-12-07 08:21:03

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Geraud Darnis, president & CEO, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, was honored by Urban Green Council for his leadership in the green building movement and commitment to sustainability. Urban Green, the New York City affiliate of the U.S. Green Building Council(®) (USGBC), recognized Darnis for his impact on the built environment as head of Carrier, the world's leader in high technology heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration...

2012-12-05 12:21:09

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles-based developer The Ratkovich Company announced today two of its properties, The Alhambra, a premier 45-acre, mixed use property located in the City of Alhambra, and 5900 Wilshire, the iconic 31-story tower also known as the Variety building located in the Miracle Mile have earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certifications for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance. These certifications are the...

2012-12-04 08:23:05

HOUSTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling University Housing, the student housing affiliate of The Dinerstein Companies, has been awarded four LEED® for Homes Gold certifications by the U.S. Green Building Council for achievement in green building and design. The Dinerstein Companies is committed to providing eco-quality living, green student housing and environmentally friendly apartments. The following Sterling Properties received the LEED® for Homes Gold certifications:...

2012-11-30 00:20:24

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight buildings in Akridge's Washington, DC portfolio have been recognized by international organization, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), for excellence in building management. The prestigious BOMA 360 Building Performance Program validates and recognizes commercial properties that demonstrate best practices in building operations and management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/PH63451LOGO ) These eight Washington,...

2012-11-29 08:33:16

SINGAPORE, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on Asia's strong interest in sustainability, Carrier, the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, is expanding its popular Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series to support building owners and designers in Southeast Asia who continue to reach for new heights in green building. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (UTX). (Logo:...

2012-11-28 08:22:24

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two PNC Plaza has achieved ENERGY STAR(®) certification, which marks PNC's 52(nd) ENERGY STAR(®) certification and signifies the building is 30 percent more efficient than a comparable building in the United States. PNC expects its energy reduction practices, which have reduced Two PNC Plaza's utility bills by more than 20 percent, to deliver a return on investment in less than one year. Among its efforts to achieve certification, PNC:...

2012-11-27 12:30:12

CLAYSBURG, Pa., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new employee health and wellness center on November 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. The Sheetz Center for Shwellness is located beside the Sheetz Distribution Center in Claysburg, Pennsylvania. It is the first LEED certified building in Blair County. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061212/CLTU039LOGO ) On the forefront of trends in company health...