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2011-11-22 08:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SCIenergy, Inc., the global leader in providing cloud-based energy management solutions for building owners and operators, today announced it will provide the first application to support ongoing commissioning in the United States Green Building Council's (USGBC) new App Lab Campaign launching this week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110926/SF74636LOGO) The concept was created to make the LEED forms and reporting process faster...

2011-11-03 06:55:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Cottages at West End was awarded LEED Gold certification by the US Green Building Council for achievement in green building and design. LEED for Homes is a certification program that rewards energy and resource efficient design and construction practices. LEED for Homes certification requires the completion of a rigorous process that performs home energy (HERS) ratings, as well as rigorous onsite inspections to verify each home is...

2011-11-02 14:15:00

WARMINSTER, Pa., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The applicant screening firm Vertical Screen, Inc. has just been awarded LEED Platinum Certification for its new, state-of-the-art world headquarters building. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum is the highest sustainability designation granted by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Under the LEED New Construction (NC) v2.2 rating system, Vertical Screen's LEED Platinum score of 58 points makes...

2011-10-19 13:56:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeGreen Solutions has long established itself as a leader in the green building industry, so it was only natural that they set the bar high for sustainability at their own headquarters in NYC. The bright new office space, located at 1333 Broadway, is finally complete, and has achieved a LEED-CI Platinum rating, the highest rating awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council. Employing the expertise of its very own team of LEED APs, commissioning...

2011-10-11 10:29:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Destiny USA is pleased to announce the successful implementation of the Master Site feature from the 2010 LEED Application Guide for Multiple Buildings and On-Campus, which could permanently alter the way developers approach the construction of large-scale shopping and entertainment venues. The Master Site feature in the 2010 AGMBC allows for the inclusion of the mall master plan that will seek to certify its entire 850,000 square foot...

2011-10-11 11:36:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian announced that it has been awarded a LEED Silver rating established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. "This achievement not only signifies the Smithsonian...

2011-09-28 09:33:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buildings consume roughly 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Even more staggering to consider, improving the energy efficiency of commercial and industrial buildings by 10 percent would be equivalent to removing 30 million cars off the road. Intended to raise awareness of energy efficiency as it relates to the built environment--and ultimately, our cities--is a new exhibition called...

2011-09-13 13:08:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Empire State Building has been awarded a LEED® Gold for Existing Buildings certification as further recognition from the $550 million Empire State ReBuilding program. The Empire State Building is the tallest and most well known building in the U.S. to receive LEED certification. The 2.85 million-square-foot building is celebrating its 80th anniversary while nearing completion of its renewal and repurposing to meet the needs of...

2011-08-23 09:59:00

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its efforts to protect the environment and operate as a good citizen of the world, United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) today announced that its headquarters received the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program (LEED®) Silver certification for its energy-saving, eco-friendly programs. Owned by UNFCU and managed by Cushman & Wakefield, the...

2011-08-23 08:28:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that LEED ® Gold certification has been awarded for one of the Yahoo! properties under its management portfolio. Jones Lang LaSalle managed the LEED ® certification process for Yahoo!'s Sunnyvale, Calif. headquarters, a 1 million-square-foot collection of seven office buildings located at 701 First Ave. The 11-year-old buildings earned LEED certification from the U.S....