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2011-07-27 09:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spitzer Enterprises along with managing agent, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., a global commercial real estate brokerage and management firm, aligned with CQI Associates, LLC, a Columbia, Maryland-based energy and environmental management consulting firm, to earn LEED Gold, established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for 2001 K Street, NW in Washington, DC. The management team and tenants celebrated with a special certification...

2011-07-19 10:26:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Yale University Health Center in New Haven, Connecticut is the 200th Turner project to have achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the Green Buildings Certification Institute. The LEED Gold certified Yale University Health Center is a 140,000 square foot medical facility that is representative of Yale's multifaceted approach to sustainability that incorporates...

2010-10-18 09:17:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Polytechnic State University's University Columns, a community designed to house fraternities, sororities and university sanctioned organizations, is on track for LEED Silver certification under LEED for Homes by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for achievement in green building and design. University Columns is one of five SPSU projects currently pursuing LEED certification. LEED for Homes is a green certification program...

2010-10-05 12:52:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- McGuire Engineers (www.mepcinc.com) recently won LEED certifications for four projects, ranging from a maintenance facility to a global corporate headquarters. Norcon, Inc.'s new headquarters won LEED Gold status; the City of Oakbrook Terrace won LEED Silver status for its new public services facility; Nixon Peabody's new Chicago offices won LEED Gold status; and PepsiCo won LEED Platinum status for the Sustainability Center at its corporate headquarters....

2010-09-16 08:46:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) has been awarded LEED® Platinum certification -- the highest such recognition -- by the U.S. Green Building Council, for its efforts to make its Glendale corporate campus a model of energy efficiency and sustainability. This represents the largest concentration of LEED Platinum buildings -- four -- on one site ever awarded. Hundreds of wireless controllers and sensors communicating throughout buildings on...

2010-07-08 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno Contracting, announced another first today with the LEED® certification of a Job Site Construction Trailer. This is the first and only structure of its kind to achieve such a rating. The trailer serves as the operations offices for the Reno on-site team, and is presently located on a jobsite in Anaheim. The trailer has achieved certification under the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED for New Construction Version 2.2....

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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