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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...

2014-09-10 08:23:54

ISTANBUL, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Convening sustainability thought leaders to meet green building professionals in emerging economies, Carrier and Otis will hold their first Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series event in Turkey tomorrow. The lecture follows yesterday's visit in Saudi Arabia coordinated with the support of fire and security brands Edwards, Kidde and Marioff. Combined, the two events will reach more than 350 professionals in Jeddah and Istanbul through...

2014-08-27 23:01:14

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. LEED, which was developed by the U.S....

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...


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