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2014-06-19 08:23:32

Report Ranks the Top States for LEED Certified Homes: California, New York and Texas Top the List WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) now estimates that there are as many as 150,000 LEED-certified green housing units worldwide, a number that more than doubled between 2011 and 2012 and continues to grow steadily, according to the organization's LEED in Motion: Residential report released today. The report is the latest in USGBC's popular...

2014-06-17 23:13:18

Renewable energy provider helps stadiums to achieve LEED® certification. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy today announced its partnership with two of the stadiums playing host to the World Cup in Brazil this month in their attempt to achieve LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification. The stadiums - Arena Pernambuco and Estiod Beire Riowill – have purchased a total of 10,145,850 kilowatt hours of renewable...

2014-06-17 08:32:05

Brazil is among the Top 5 markets for LEED-certified buildings in the world WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, in conjunction with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that six World Cup stadiums have achieved LEED certification, including South America's largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. Originally built and used for the 1950 FIFA World Cup, the LEED Silver Maracanã stadium is once again...

2014-06-12 23:06:23

MaineGeneral Alfond Center for Health in Augusta, Maine is the first health care facility in Maine and only the second in the nation to be built successfully to the new 2010 LEED gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Healthcare standards. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Integrated Project Delivery Team (IPD), consisting of owner, MaineGeneral Medical Center, joint venture architectural firms SMRT and TRO/Jung Brannen, Inc., and joint venture construction team of HP Cummings...

2014-06-03 16:21:53

Makrolon® Lumen XT polycarbonate provides high light diffusion, transmission MUMBAI, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees in the recently opened Bayer India headquarters need not worry about working in a well-lit room even when burning the midnight oil. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140602/93244 Lighting fixtures made with Makrolon(® )Lumen XT polycarbonate sheets offer high light diffusion, transmission and optimal clarity, ideal for an office environment. They are...

2014-06-03 16:20:57

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, announced today that it has received LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its new headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill. The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. "Our company strives to improve...

2014-06-02 08:23:49

PASADENA, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an approximately $9 billion total market capitalization real estate investment trust (REIT) uniquely focused on clustering Class A assets in collaborative science and technology campuses in urban innovation centers, announced today that 225 Binney Street, an approximately 305,000 rentable-square-foot (RSF), world-class, build-to-suit headquarters space fully leased to Biogen Idec Inc. in...

2014-05-29 23:17:00

Goby’s SeaSuite™ platform will now use Urjanet to access big data sets from hundreds of utility providers across North America to assist commercial real estate facilities with energy efficiency. Atlanta & Chicago (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Goby, Inc. - a 2014 ENERGY STAR™ Partner of the Year- and Urjanet, Inc., the world’s first provider of automated big energy data, today announced their partnership which will enable Goby's customers to easily access big data from utilities....

2014-05-21 16:21:27

INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, better known as LEED, was formed in 2000 and has become a cornerstone in building standards and environmental concerns. Actually, LEED has grown from a small group of concerned developer/contractors, consisting of about six volunteers, who wanted to add quality to their work, save energy and better their communities. Then catching the attention of consumers all over the nation who were just...

2014-05-08 23:14:37

Leading Building Performance Solutions Company Extends Mid-Atlantic Footprint Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 AtSite, a leading building performance solutions company, announced today that it recently opened a new office in Boston. Rather than opting for typical office space, AtSite decided to stay true to its mission of innovation and sustainable best practices by aligning with WeWork, a shared and collaborative office network. The new AtSite space will be located in the Fort Point...


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