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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...

2014-10-02 08:20:56

BorgWarner is the First Automotive Supplier in Brazil to Receive this Prestigious Certification AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's production facility and engineering center in Itatiba City, Brazil, recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, a first for an automotive supplier in Brazil. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED certification affirms sustainable building strategies and practices....

2014-09-24 23:06:08

An industry leader in manufacturing organic food and supplements, renewable energy, and clean water products has launched a new, revolutionary brand. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Representatives with BNatrl (https://www.bnatrl.com) announced today that it has officially launched a new brand called: “Off Grid.” Off Grid includes the company’s alternative energy and water products, with products designed to help provide off-the-grid solutions for clean power and...

2014-09-19 23:05:26

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock joins Alex Burney, CEO of RavenBrick Tuesday during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at RavenBrick’s world headquarters in Denver, Colorado. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock joined Alex Burney, CEO of RavenBrick Tuesday during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at RavenBrick’s world headquarters in Denver, Colorado. In addition, key investors, members of Denver’s Office of Economic Development, Chris Sheppard, Director...

2014-09-18 08:23:30

Houseplans further establishes itself as category leader in online building plan category with strategic acquisition PETALUMA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houseplans.com, leading source of online building plans, announces the acquisition of FreeGreen, innovator in environmentally conscious building, with the mission of democratizing green building across the world. Houseplans acquired FreeGreen to further entrench their leadership position, offering the most comprehensive...

2014-09-16 23:14:04

Zehnder America starts local sourcing initiative using American manufacturing for its new ComfoFlex ducting and register boxes. As the demand for Zehnder Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) and Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) Comfosystems has increased significantly in the US market over the past few years, Zehnder will continue to look to locally source additional components in the coming years. Greenland, NH (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Zehnder America is locally sourcing in the United States...

2014-09-16 23:01:39

CCN encourages college campuses to reduce electricity and water consumption. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Organizing partners The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, Lucid, the Alliance to Save Energy and National Wildlife Federation are pleased to announce the fifth annual Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) competition. From February through April 2015, participating schools will have the opportunity to compete to reduce electricity and water...


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