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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...

2010-11-16 10:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. launched the Carrier University Institute for Sustainability under a collaborative initiative with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to become the first company to license USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) curriculum to train its employees and customers in sustainable building solutions. This collaboration offered by the new Institute for Sustainability will allow Carrier to...

2010-06-24 07:00:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Natural Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI) is pleased to announce that its York, PA distribution center has been awarded LEED® Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green...

2009-09-21 11:50:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philadelphia University's innovative M.S. in Sustainable Design program has received the 2009 Excellence in Green Building Education Recognition Award from the U.S. Green Building Council. "Through this initiative, USGBC is recognizing those organizations that are taking the lead in the development of innovative green building knowledge and resources," said Rebecca Flora, the council's senior vice president for education and research....

2009-06-15 09:05:00

- First LEED Platinum Factory-Built Home in Georgia - First LEED Platinum Home of Any Type in Georgia Designed Without Need for Renewable Energy Sources ATLANTA, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- New World Home has been awarded LEED(R) for Homes Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for outstanding achievement in green homebuilding, representing the first factory-built home in the state of Georgia to earn this designation. In addition, the New World Home project is the...

2009-06-11 20:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Building Alliance's (GBA) 3,850-square-foot office space in the South Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA, has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED(R)) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Located in the historic River Walk Corporate Centre, GBA's offices were designed and constructed in 2008 as a model of resource and material efficiency, as well as a green building teaching...

2009-03-03 09:49:00

DALLAS, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunt Oil Company's Dallas headquarters building has earned the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for Commercial Interiors. Hunt is the only independent oil and gas company in Dallas to achieve LEED Silver certification for Commercial Interiors. To do this Hunt met stringent credit qualifications in the areas of sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and...

2008-10-29 15:00:24

AirAdvice, a developer of innovative technologies to monitor and assess building performance, introduces a new version of its energy assessment software with enhanced features in both the online report generation process and in the report itself. This BuildingAdvice(TM) software upgrade makes it easier for contractors to use the system and to customize reports, so building owners and property managers can see immediately the estimated savings and return on investment from proposed energy...

2008-08-05 09:01:02

As an expression of its long-term commitment to sustainability, Kawneer Company, Inc., the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum building products and systems for commercial construction, has launched Kawneergreen.com. (www.kawneergreen.com) Kawneer is part of Alcoa's global Building and Construction Systems business unit. The new website will serve as a resource for Kawneer's green focus - featured products, systems, tools and support to help architects and building professionals...