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2013-08-15 16:24:29

SALISBURY, Md., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perdue Farms announced that it has received Platinum certification - the highest possible ranking - for the renovation of its corporate office building from the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(®)) green building certification program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130815/PH65025-INFO) The completion of a four-year, $10.5 million, renovation of the 94,000-square-foot building...

2013-08-15 12:24:05

National labor union receives LEED building certification WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) will receive its official Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification in a ceremony at its national headquarters on Friday, Aug. 16. The U.S. Green Building Council will present AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr. with the LEED plaque for recent renovations to the AFGE headquarters...

2013-08-08 23:00:33

Specialist in health impact of buildings. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering, interiors and planning firms, has added Tyler Krehlik, AIA, LEED AP at its San Francisco office. Krehlik joins SmithGroupJJR as associate architect and sustainability advisor for the San Francisco office’s Healthcare Studio. In his 15 years of practice, Krehlik has established himself as leader in sustainable architecture for both...

2013-08-01 23:18:56

Shaheen presented the and Industrial Competitiveness Act after she toured the LEED certified Grappone Toyota facility. Concord, NH (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Senator Shaheen visited Grappone Toyota on Monday, July 29 to showcase her new bipartisan energy efficiency bill. Grappone Toyota was selected as a prime location due to their commitment to their environment and newly LEED certified building. Grappone Toyota is 1 of 20 Toyota dealerships in the USA that is LEED Certified. Shaheen...

2013-08-01 16:23:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The MCIEAST Regional Brig at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(®)) Gold certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. The 75-bed pre-trial confinement facility continues the Navy's ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability through high-performance design and is distinguished as the military's first LEED Gold brig. (Logo:...

2013-07-27 23:02:10

Bay Fastening Systems comments on Nashville’s Bridge Building, which has earned platinum status in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 On July 27, blind rivet distributor Bay Fastening Systems praises Nashville’s Bridge Building on being one of the world’s most environmentally friendly buildings. In a recent article from The Tennessean published on July 10th, author Joey Garrison discusses the Bridge Building becoming the“first building...

2013-07-17 23:25:17

Hamilton Scientific, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of laboratory furniture and fume hoods for the education, healthcare and industrial laboratory markets, has moved its corporate headquarters from Two Rivers, Wisconsin to a new, LEED certified, 20,000 SF building in De Pere, Wisconsin. De Pere, WI (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Hamilton Scientific, a leading manufacturer of laboratory furniture and fume hoods for the education, healthcare and industrial markets, has moved its...

2013-07-11 12:21:39

Location will become Piedmont's third LEED-certified facility ROCKINGHAM, N.C., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced plans to relocate its 36 employees in Rockingham to a newly renovated, LEED-certified facility in Rockingham West Industrial Park. The new building will replace the current Rockingham resource center and become Piedmont's third LEED-certified facility under the United States Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED rating system....

2013-07-10 16:22:02

Utility's San Francisco Service Center Garage on Folsom Street Earns Highest LEED(TM) Certification Possible SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(TM)) Platinum Certification for the major remodel of its 145,000 square foot San Francisco Service Center Garage at 2270 Folsom Street. The building, constructed in 1929, is primarily used to house gas and electric service...

2013-07-10 08:29:16

- Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Signs Lease for Nearly 20,000 SF - BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE: FPO), a leading owner of office and business park properties in the greater Washington, D.C. area, today announced that Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) has signed an 11-year lease for 19,830 square feet at 440 First Street, NW. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130604/MM26388LOGO ) Located in the...