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2014-08-05 08:26:32

IBX Vault data center earns prestigious USGBC certification for excellence in green building DULLES, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carpathia, a trusted cloud operator and leading provider of cloud services and managed hosting, today announced that the IBX Vault, one of the industry's most advanced, secure and federally compliant data centers, is LEED® Silver certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification is the USGBC's rating system for the design and...

2014-07-30 16:26:58

Architecture firm promotes six to principal and five to associate principal across multiple market segments. ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tvsdesign, the Atlanta-based architecture and design firm, has promoted six team members into key leadership positions as well as advanced five associates to associate principal. "We are so energized by this group of talented design leaders," said Roger Neuenschwander, president of tvsdesign. "With years of experience working together and working...

2014-07-25 16:21:45

RALEIGH, N.C., July 25, 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/20140725/130403 Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools partnered with...

2014-07-23 08:25:34

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroNational, owner, manager and developer of Houston's Memorial City, announced today the completion and grand opening of a unique concept in a collaborative and sustainable office of the future. The Treehouse - a two-story, 14,700-square-foot structure located at 963 Bunker Hill in Memorial City - is home to all of Memorial City's development activities including master planning, architecture, construction and interior design. The Treehouse...

2014-07-21 23:06:06

The recently opened Georgia College Wellness Center in Midgeville, GA (U.S.A.), provides students with a holistic approach to health: an environmentally-friendly structure with a range of health activities and services. PENETRON materials were a key part of the Wellness Center’s LEED certification. East Setauket, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 "Our new Wellness Center is a testament to the university's commitment to promoting lifelong healthy lifestyles," says Dorothy Leland,...

2014-07-18 12:22:05

MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To encourage architects and other building professionals to build with wood and support their efforts to earn credit in the US Green Building Council's LEED program, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) developed Mastering FSC-certified Wood in Green Building, which was released today. Developed as a Continuing Education Unit, the course is approved by both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Green Building...

2014-07-17 12:23:48

Customer engagement agency demonstrates environmental leadership NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosetta, a customer engagement agency within the Publicis Groupe, today announced it has been awarded LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environment Design, certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its West Coast hub in San Luis Obispo, California. Rosetta opened the new two-story, 48,000-square-foot building in April 2013, which today houses nearly 200 team members...

2014-06-30 16:22:10

LANSING, Mich., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced MSHDA has been awarded LEED'' Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance....

2014-06-26 16:21:07

GARY, Ind., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gary Jet Center and LEE Companies announced that the recently constructed Gary Jet Center (GJC) Hangar III, a 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art corporate aircraft hangar at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, has been awarded the LEED® Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council - the first LEED-certified building in the city of Gary, Ind. The LEED® rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the...

2014-06-26 08:22:48

124 stores receive top environmental certification - a first in Canadian retail MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Target is pleased to announce that all 124 store locations that opened across Canada in 2013 have been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Previously, Target announced certification of the first 68 stores and with today's announcement the remaining 56 stores that opened in 2013 are now LEED certified. "This past year...


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