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2010-07-06 11:41:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Education Services, a green building education provider, recently trained thirty-six Salt Lake City employees on USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in a push to educate the city's Planning and Building Review department on green building and planning strategies. "Salt Lake City, under the direction of Mayor Becker, is striving for a sustainable city," stated Salt Lake City Planning Programs Supervisor Nole...

2010-06-24 13:48:00

TRENTON, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Committee on the Environment of the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ), has announced that its green conference, East Coast Green, will be held at Bally's Atlantic City, N.J., on Sept. 16 and 17, in conjunction with its annual Design Day event. The conference will be preceded on Sept. 15 by a full day of workshops sponsored by the New Jersey chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The theme of the...

2010-06-24 09:48:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Going green can increase worker productivity -- and may even help employees reduce sick time -- according to a recent study by the University of San Diego and CB Richard Ellis. At the upcoming 2010 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference, study author Norman Miller, vice president of analytics at the CoStar Group, and Pat Garibay, LEED AP, business development director for contracting solutions at Trane, will...

2010-06-18 05:45:00

HOUSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Monarch School's students, families and teachers are celebrating the A+ earned recently by the school's new Chrysalis building for going green. Chrysalis is the first special education facility in the United States to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Gold certification. Before Chrysalis' opening less than a year ago, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the green school with its rarely awarded "Designed to Earn the...

2010-06-14 08:54:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced today that two of its manufacturing facilities have earned Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, developed by the USGBC, which provides a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction,...

2010-05-28 14:39:00

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Langan Engineering & Environmental Services officially announced that Colleen Costello, PG, has been promoted to Senior Principal, and that Caryn Barnes, LSRP; Mark Devaney, LEED AP; Eric Schwarz, PE, LEED AP; Mark Seel, PE, PG; and Beverly Williams, SPHR have become shareholders in the firm. Langan, a privately held company, now has 14 Principals and 37 Senior Associates. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100528/NY12736 )...

2010-05-24 12:14:00

WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Education Services and AIA|DC announced today that they are launching a new program called GreenEdu Academy, a full-day workshop consisting of five educational sessions for industry professionals interested in learning more about topics on green building and USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The first workshop is scheduled for June 15, 2010 at the AIA DC chapter office. Topics to be covered throughout the day include a...

2010-05-19 10:24:00

Healthy Home 2010, opening in September in suburban Chicago, to set a new precedent for green, healthful living and raise the bar on healthier indoor air CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a groundbreaking partnership with industry leaders in green design, Healthy Child Healthy World today announced plans to create a real-life, interactive, educational model for healthier living. Healthy Home 2010: Designer Showcase & Tour will be a cutting-edge initiative that will raise...

2010-05-19 07:17:00

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council - Illinois Chapter announced the 2010 Natural Leaders Award winners, with a formal ceremony to recognize the recipients to be held at the Chapter's 5(th) Annual Emerald Gala. The Awards celebrate individuals and organizations that are contributing to the region's sustainability and that help support the USGBC - Illinois Chapter's mission to lead the regional transformation of the built environment to become...

2010-05-11 17:27:00

Saturday, May 22nd, 6:00 p.m. CHICAGO, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Illinois Chapter will host the Fifth Emerald Gala at Soldier Field's United Club on Saturday, May 22, 2010. The Chapter's annual event is the preeminent celebration of green building in Illinois, attracting over 500 leaders from across the building community. In celebration of the state's successes in green building and development, the Emerald Gala supports the USGBC -...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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