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2010-03-15 10:37:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Becker+Becker, a Fairfield-based design and development firm, today announced that residential leasing has begun at 360 State Street, a new 32-story mixed-use tower located in the heart of downtown New Haven. The building has been garnering attention and winning praise as a model for sustainable, environmentally-friendly design. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100315/PH70414 ) "With 360 State Street, we have transformed a...

2010-03-05 16:54:00

CHICAGO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Chicago Chapter has extended the nomination window for its Natural Leaders Awards Program to Friday, March 12, 2010. The Natural Leader Awards seek to recognize local leaders who have incorporated sustainability into their work and the built environment. Natural Leaders will be recognized in four categories: Intent to Matter (Excellence in Sustainable Design, Construction, or Operations), Re-Generation...

2010-02-05 08:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Caterpillar Administration Building, which serves as the company's world headquarters, has been awarded LEED-EB® O+M (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance) Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Achieving the certification makes the Caterpillar facility, located in downtown Peoria, the first building in Illinois outside of the...

2010-01-11 15:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR), the world's largest wholesale datacenter provider, has earned LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its 1525 Comstock datacenter property in Silicon Valley. This is the second LEED Platinum certification that Digital Realty Trust has earned for its properties in Santa Clara. This brings the Company's number of LEED-certified facilities in the United States to...

2010-01-11 14:05:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennedy Associates (www.kennedyusa.com) announced today that it has completed sustainable enhancements to more than 6 million square feet of commercial real estate nationwide, becoming the first institutional investment advisor to be awarded volume pre-certification under the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance green-building rating system through an exclusive pilot program of the U.S....

2009-12-29 11:09:00

Shinseki Applauds Top Rating by Independent Group WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office in Boise, Idaho, was recently recognized by an independent group for reducing its environmental impact. The U.S. Green Building Council recently awarded its "gold" rating for the construction design of the 25,000 square-foot facility. "We continue to take steps to assess and reduce our environmental impact," Secretary of Veterans Affairs...

2009-12-22 13:36:00

Green building is a source of significant economic and environmental opportunity BALTIMORE, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Maryland announced its 2010 Advocacy Agenda in advance of the 427th session of the Maryland General Assembly, which begins on January 13, 2010. USGBC is a diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students....

2009-12-18 08:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrier Corp.'s Environmental Market Solutions, Inc. (EMSI®), an environmental and green building consulting company, worked with Siemens Real Estate to provide sustainable design and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification consulting to the Siemens production facility in Gebze outside Istanbul, Turkey. The facility is the first manufacturing and office building in Turkey to be...

2009-12-10 11:32:00

Collaboration to empower girls to help create healthier schools and communities NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two leading nonprofit organizations have joined forces to help girls take action to improve the environment and their communities by promoting green schools. Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) will team with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to leverage local Girl Scouts Forever Green projects as part of USGBC's National Green Schools Campaign. Girls will team with...

2009-12-08 10:47:00

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has been awarded "gold" for going "green" with the design, construction and operation of its new West Akron Campus. The company recently received Gold Level certification by the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, making the campus the largest office building in northeast Ohio to receive this highly prized designation and one of the largest such green office...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.