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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...

2013-10-23 16:23:42

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lenkin Company and The Tower Companies announced today that U.S. Green Building Council has certified 1050 K Street as a LEED® EBOM Platinum building. Previously certified LEED Gold in 2008 for its Core and Shell construction, this current certification confirms that the building is operated in an environmentally friendly way. The 136,000 square feet, 11-story jewel-box commercial office building designed by Hickok Cole reached...

2013-10-21 12:30:52

With Four Data Center properties in Ashburn, Virginia, Washington Based DBT-DATA Establishes Itself As Formidable Player in the Data Storage Industry WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adding to its portfolio of four data center properties in Ashburn, Virginia, DBT-DATA finalized the purchase from a Fortune 500 company of its fifth data center property. The 13-acre Cyber Integration Center is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. It is the only data center in Maryland...

2013-10-17 08:23:44

Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson will address the investment returns from leading-edge sustainability design at the SMACNA national convention on Maui and at the University of Hawaii Manoa campus TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the business case for investing in net-zero-energy green building design? How do leading-edge organizations make this case for a profitable return on their investment? As one of the world's leading green building consultants, Jerry...

2013-10-15 23:23:54

Largest certified net zero energy building worldwide. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced today that it has achieved the goal of operating its headquarters building at net zero energy by generating more than enough electricity to meet its needs during the first full year of occupancy. The 49,000 square foot building, located at 343 Second Street, is the largest building to date to receive Net Zero Energy Building Certification™...

2013-10-15 12:23:06

LACEY, Wash., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Martin's University has reason to celebrate: It is now home to the highest-rated LEED-certified building in the Western Hemisphere. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131015/DC97443) Fr. Richard Cebula, O.S.B. Hall, which houses The Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering, recently earned the top honor when it was granted LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum Certification, the...

2013-10-13 23:00:13

By integrating with Webcor’s Building Information Modeling System, natural capital accounting of any project is generated in weeks, not months. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Webcor Builders, a major California commercial construction contractor with headquarters in San Francisco, and an award-winning leader in the built environment, today announced, in collaboration with Climate Earth, Inc., Natural Capital Management System (NCMS) – an enterprise tool that encourages...

2013-10-09 23:31:55

The Landis Group and Steven Winter Associates Inc. are pleased to announce that the Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) has selected 400 Atlantic Street as the “Earth Building of the Year”. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Landis Group and Steven Winter Associates Inc. are pleased to announce that the Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) has selected 400...

2013-10-09 12:21:38

Panasonic Corporation of North America Wins U.S. Green Building Council Award NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HLW International is pleased to announce that the United States Green Building Council New Jersey Chapter (USGBC NJ) will be honoring Panasonic Corporation of North America at this year's Annual Gala & Awards Dinner. The event will take place on October 9, 2013 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. For more information on attending the event,...