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2014-08-15 16:22:12

ST. HELENA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HALL Wines, a premier portfolio of luxury wineries and tasting rooms located in Napa Valley, has been awarded LEED(®) Gold Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council for its HALL St. Helena modern Tasting Room and high-tech Production Facility. This accolade is the second LEED(®) Gold award for the HALL Wines St. Helena property which was previously recognized as the first winery in California to earn LEED Gold for its...

2014-08-08 12:22:05

U.S. Green Building Council Recognizes Building for Sustainability Across Multiple Categories GOLETA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing, and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced that the Company's corporate headquarters has achieved LEED(®) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED...

2014-08-05 08:26:32

IBX Vault data center earns prestigious USGBC certification for excellence in green building DULLES, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carpathia, a trusted cloud operator and leading provider of cloud services and managed hosting, today announced that the IBX Vault, one of the industry's most advanced, secure and federally compliant data centers, is LEED® Silver certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification is the USGBC's rating system for the design and...

2014-07-23 23:20:41

Connor Sports will host a blue-ribbon group of long-time industry partners for a roundtable discussion: “NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship: Collaboration of Event Sustainability and Partnerships” on Wednesday, July 23 at the 2014 Green Sports Alliance Summit. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Connor Sports will host a blue-ribbon group of long-time industry partners for a roundtable discussion: “NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship: Collaboration of Event...

2014-07-17 12:23:48

Customer engagement agency demonstrates environmental leadership NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosetta, a customer engagement agency within the Publicis Groupe, today announced it has been awarded LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environment Design, certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its West Coast hub in San Luis Obispo, California. Rosetta opened the new two-story, 48,000-square-foot building in April 2013, which today houses nearly 200 team members...

2014-06-30 16:22:10

LANSING, Mich., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), today announced MSHDA has been awarded LEED'' Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance....

2014-06-26 16:21:07

GARY, Ind., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gary Jet Center and LEE Companies announced that the recently constructed Gary Jet Center (GJC) Hangar III, a 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art corporate aircraft hangar at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, has been awarded the LEED® Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council - the first LEED-certified building in the city of Gary, Ind. The LEED® rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the...

2014-06-26 08:28:19

First Major Research into Design/Health Connection NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The critical connection between a healthy building environment and patient health is often missed by the one group of professionals who may matter most - physicians, according to a new SmartMarket report by McGraw Hill Construction, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects and United Technologies. The survey results were announced today at the opening session of the American Institute of...

2014-06-26 08:22:48

124 stores receive top environmental certification - a first in Canadian retail MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Target is pleased to announce that all 124 store locations that opened across Canada in 2013 have been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Previously, Target announced certification of the first 68 stores and with today's announcement the remaining 56 stores that opened in 2013 are now LEED certified. "This past year...

2014-06-23 12:23:40

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With guidance from NORESCO's Sustainability Services group, San Diego International Airport (SDIA) has achieved LEED® Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC®) for the airport's Green Build terminal expansion. SDIA is the first commercial airport terminal in the world to earn LEED's highest rating. NORESCO provided LEED project management during the design and construction phases for Terminal 2 West....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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