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2014-10-23 08:26:20

Status Acknowledges Cassidy Turley's Role as High-Quality LEED Project Administrator WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated the firm a LEED(®) Proven Provider(TM) for the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance rating system family. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process...

2014-10-22 23:08:24

VI invited to serve on newly constituted Working Group that will look at how materials and resources are part of LEED v4. Washington DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Vinyl Institute (VI) today announced that they welcome the opportunity to participate in an initiative previously announced by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) to encourage the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings. VI has been invited to join...

2014-10-22 08:35:00

RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenCE, Inc. has launched the industry's first free LEED Exam Prep program to educate design professionals about green building principles and the LEED rating systems. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is the premier green building system in the world. The new LEED Exam Prep course features video, animation, music, and case studies. Recently, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its new...

2014-10-22 08:24:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(®)) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. This achievement continues the Navy's ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability through high-performance design and is distinguished as the military's first LEED Platinum dining facility....

2014-10-21 23:06:34

Turner’s sixth Green Market Barometer reveals occupant wellbeing and water efficiency are rising in importance and energy efficiency remains the highest ranked benefit of green buildings New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Turner Construction Company, recognized as the largest green builder in the United States, today announced the results of their sixth survey of real estate, design and construction executives on environmentally sustainable construction practices. Key findings...

2014-10-21 12:25:47

ORCO LEADS THE WAY IN SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING IN ORANGE COUNTY NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Southern California's leading concrete masonry products producers, ORCO Block & Hardscape (ORCO) www.orco.com took home the award for Most Sustainable Manufacturer at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Orange County Chapter's "Greenest in the County" Eco-Awards. The purpose of the Eco-Awards was to honor accomplishments in sustainable practices and to educate...

2014-10-20 12:21:56

One of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) global headquarters building here has earned a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design(®) (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council(®). At 639,000 square feet, it is among the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio. The LEED green building program ensures buildings conserve energy, water and other...

2014-10-13 08:28:21

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- R-951 Residence is a newly constructed 4-story residence in Brooklyn and the first Passive House /Net-Zero building in New York City. It is designed to achieve certified Passive House standards with only a 4.7% increase in development costs. The architect, Paul Castrucci is certified in Passive House desi­­gn and teamed up with design/build developer Further Inc. to demonstrate what ultra-efficient, comfortable urban living can...

2014-10-08 08:21:48

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Sun Life Building has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification in the "Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance" category, ranking it as a leader among recognized green buildings in North America. To receive LEED certification, a building must comply with strict performance criteria in the areas of energy, the environment and social responsibility. According to Mario Bédard, Senior Vice-President for...

2014-10-02 23:09:20

Steven Winter Associates, Inc., (SWA) is pleased to announce that three of their Zero Energy Read Home projects were honored at the second annual Department of Energy’s (DOE) Housing Innovation Awards. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Steven Winter Associates, Inc., (SWA) is pleased to announce that three of their Zero Energy Ready Home projects were honored at the second annual Department of Energy’s (DOE) Housing Innovation Awards. The Energy Department presented Housing...


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