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2013-11-25 12:23:10

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Building Achieves Silver Certification WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern today announced 1800 K St. is the first building in the world to earn certification through the new, more stringent LEED v4 Operations and Maintenance: Existing Building rating system. In addition, the 224,000-square-foot office building owned by Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management and managed by Transwestern is only the second project worldwide to obtain any of...

2013-11-20 16:23:03

Firms Have Energy Star, LEED Certified Facilities; Share Expertise with Customers ROCKFORD, Ill., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, have extensive experience helping clients improve the energy efficiency and performance of their facilities. Some of that experience is with their own buildings which have achieved the Energy Star rating or Leadership in Energy...

2013-11-20 08:21:35

122 projects across the globe projects already using new LEED system PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that LEED v4, the newest version of the LEED green building program, launched today at the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia. LEED has revolutionized the marketplace since 1998 as the world's premier benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green...

2013-11-18 12:31:16

Partnership will increase disclosure and awareness of building material products and processes to better inform building professionals and consumers WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developers of the global LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification program, and Underwriter Laboratories (UL), the world's leading safety and certification group, have announced an exclusive...

2013-11-14 16:23:50

LEED Fellows represent green building industry's Most accomplished professionals NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the U.S. Green Building Council today named Chief Sustainability Officer Michael Deane to the 2013 class of LEED Fellows. The LEED Fellow Program is the green building industry's most prestigious professional designation. The LEED Fellow designation recognizes exceptional contributions to green building and...

2013-11-12 23:04:12

Makes Mobility Fast and Efficient at Toronto's LEED Platinum Commercial Tower Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Schindler Elevator Corporation has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Brookfield Multiplex Construction to provide and install six escalators and 32 elevators at Bay Adelaide East Tower & Podium, a new 44-story commercial tower in Toronto that is expected to be completed in 2015. It will offer 980,000 square feet of LEED Platinum space, where...

2013-11-11 23:23:20

LEEDPLAQUES.COM introduces a customizable LEED plaque that communicates the design elements that earn certification; both showcasing the project and educating the public about LEED. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Since its introduction in 1998, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification has been awarded to more than 45,000 projects worldwide, translating in large part to an estimated $96-140 billion green building industry in 2013.(1) With green...

2013-11-07 16:23:58

Canada, India, China, UAE and Brazil lead with highest number of LEED projects outside the U.S. WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its second installment of the LEED in Motion report series: Places and Policies. The report states that there are nearly 60,000 LEED green building projects across the globe, spanning 10.6 billion square feet. Notably, Canada, India, China, the United Arab Emirates and Brazil lead...

2013-10-31 23:29:25

Priority Energy's energy efficiency products and services help SmartTech Homes' builders, Eco Development, attain two LEED Gold certifications. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Last month, Priority Energy and SmartTech® Homes were awarded two LEED Gold certificates for their achievement in unsurpassed green home building and design. A LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification guarantees that these two homes will save energy, water, resources and money at a...

2013-10-28 08:32:37

May 31, 2014 deadline is set by U.S. Green Building Council RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Architects, engineers and contractors are rushing to take the LEED® exams before the cut-off deadline of May 31, 2014. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that applicants can take the exams based on LEED v2009 materials until the 2014 sunset date. The new exams, which will be available after June 2014, are expected to be more difficult due to the addition of...