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2014-02-18 08:21:24

Illinois leads among all states in 2013; mid-Atlantic region of Washington, D.C, Maryland and Virginia tops list WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED®, the world's most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The list highlights the regions around the country that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation. Utilizing less energy,...

2014-02-17 08:27:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that Greengrade(®), the company's LEED(®) management software, is able to support projects that are seeking LEED certification under LEED v4, the newest version of the green building program to be released by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CG12932LOGO) Launched in...

2014-02-14 23:02:43

Bethesda Gateway Long and Foster realtor Jill Schwartz can now share her knowledge of green materials, energy-efficient technologies, green building and product ratings, green design principles and insights with her clients, including her access to top industry resources and tools that create awareness for healthier living choices. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Green Resource Council has awarded Jill Schwartz the “Green Designation” from the National Association of...

2014-02-13 23:25:38

AtSite, leading innovator in building performance solutions, grows their executive team by adding former Johnson Controls executive. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 AtSite Inc., a market leader providing building performance solutions, announced the addition of Jonathon A. Spitz to its executive team as Vice President of Business Development. “This is an exciting year for us as we continue to expand our footprint into new markets,” said Davor D. Kapelina, AtSite President and...

2014-02-12 08:24:12

Ninth honor for sustainable conversion of former Presidio hospital complex into housing SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Presidio Public Health Service District is the recipient of the 12(th) annual National Trust/Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Award for Federal Partnerships in Historic Preservation. This prestigious award is the ninth received by the San Francisco office of Perkins+Will honoring the successful conversion of the former Public Health...

2014-02-05 23:24:15

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) recently announced they will be moving their offices into the NextEnergy Center in the heart of Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) recently announced they will be moving their offices into the NextEnergy Center in the heart of Detroit. The USGBC DRC supports Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Design (LEED) projects and provides...

2014-01-31 23:34:38

Spodak Dental Group announces completion of the new state-of-the-art, Gold LEED Certified facility. The facility was built with a goal to better serve and protect the health of the patients and the environment. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Spodak Dental Group announces completion of the new state-of-the-art, Gold LEED Certified facility. The facility was built with a goal to better serve and protect the health of the patients and the environment. Dr. Craig Spodak engaged...

2014-01-29 12:22:59

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClosetMaid, a business of Emerson, announced today that its ventilated wire shelving is now certified by SCS Global Services, a leading third-party certifier for environmental labels and claims, for recycled content and meeting indoor air quality standards. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/FL55146) ClosetMaid's wire shelving products earned its first SCS Recycled Content Certification in 2010 for being made from 75 percent...

2014-01-28 23:20:02

Achieves 3rd Highest LEED EBOM Score out of 6,199 Projects Worldwide San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Obayashi Corporation’s Technical Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan, has recently been awarded Japan’s highest rated LEED Platinum certification for their Techno Station facility under the USGBC LEED for Existing Buildings and Operations Maintenance (EBOM) rating system. Working in collaboration with Webcor Builders, Obayashi Group’s subsidiary in the United States,...

2014-01-23 12:24:11

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big-D Construction (www.big-d.com) was recently awarded the 2013 Federal Energy and Water Management Award by the United States Department of Energy for their work on the National Park Service Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Calabasas, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120806/LA52663LOGO) Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in conjunction with the Federal Interagency Energy Policy Committee,...


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