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2013-09-27 16:21:23

Neighborhood revitalization project will shift the urban fabric of Newark, providing work, live, play opportunities to its residents and visitors NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today the opening of new school buildings housing three charter schools and a daycare center at Teachers Village in downtown Newark, New Jersey. The buildings,...

2013-09-26 08:23:04

Lessons from LEED Fellow's book The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise vs. Performance in Sustainable Design are available online TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What makes certain buildings around the globe our best teacher for how to create high performance green buildings? What lessons can we take away from the world's greenest buildings? Jerry Yudelson thinks he knows the answer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130926/PH86497-a ) (Photo:...

2013-09-26 08:21:36

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rooted in the belief that green building will accelerate with education, United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security employees are proud to share their message of sustainability through upcoming volunteer projects with area schools as part of the second annual Green Apple Day of Service. United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a leading provider of integrated...

2013-09-26 08:20:13

BorgWarner Opens a New Technical Center and Production Plant in Rzeszow to Serve Increasing Customer Demand for Environmentally Friendly Technologies AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by growing demand for BorgWarner's fuel-efficient technologies in Europe, the company has expanded its campus in the Podkarpackie Science and Technology Park in Rzeszow, Poland, with a new production plant and engineering center. The grand opening took place on September 26,...

2013-09-25 20:20:59

USGBC Project Haiti to be Called William Jefferson Clinton Children's Center, aiming for LEED Platinum NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) President, CEO and Founding Chair Rick Fedrizzi announced that their Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action, a LEED-registered orphanage and children's facility that USGBC will construct in Port-au-Prince, Haiti will be officially named the William Jefferson Clinton...

2013-09-25 12:22:29

Infused with technology, Apple store inspired, green design, and no more banking as usual. NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PeoplesBank has literally found a way for customers to get a charge out of their banking. They will need an electric vehicle, however, to take advantage of the free EV charging station at the newest office at 300 King Street in Northampton, MA [VIDEO]. Like the bank's last two new constructions, this office is also LEED® registered, meaning...

2013-09-23 16:21:26

MIAMI, <st1_state>Fla.</st1_state>, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new home project in Miami Beach, Fla., 2020 Alton, has been awarded LEED Platinum status and is, to the best of public knowledge, the highest-scoring LEED home at 120/89.5 in the nation. All doors and windows in this record-setting project were manufactured by CGI Windows & Doors. The 2020 <st1_city>Alton</st1_city> project is a joint effort of developer Matthew Lahn of the Florida Green Home...

2013-09-23 08:23:05

New System Ideal for Buildings with Only Single Power, Locations where Space is Limited ALPHRETTA, Ga., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA has introduced the LG Multi V Water Mini, a new space-saving version of its popular Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC system -- representing an ideal solution for high-rise buildings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) Designed to maximize floor space, the LG Multi V Water Mini is a compact unit that can be...

2013-09-17 12:21:32

New facility designed to achieve highest level of China Three Star Green Building and LEED Platinum building certifications with plans to reduce energy use by 48 percent per year SHANGHAI, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a diversified global industrial company in the building and automotive industries, today held a signing ceremony with Shanghai Hongqiao Linkong Economic Zone for its new China corporate headquarters. Featuring sustainable construction and...

2013-09-16 12:21:43

Company remains committed to promoting a sustainable environment CLERMONT, Ky., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Beam American Stillhouse announced today that it has received LEED® Gold certification. Established by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. The Jim Beam American Stillhouse is situated on the grounds of Jim Beam's flagship distillery in Clermont, Ky., and...