Latest U.S. Green Building Council Stories

2013-08-08 23:00:33

Specialist in health impact of buildings. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering, interiors and planning firms, has added Tyler Krehlik, AIA, LEED AP at its San Francisco office. Krehlik joins SmithGroupJJR as associate architect and sustainability advisor for the San Francisco office’s Healthcare Studio. In his 15 years of practice, Krehlik has established himself as leader in sustainable architecture for both...

2013-07-29 23:25:29

AIA Continuing Education Course highlights strategies for daylighting design to improve energy efficiency. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Unicel Architectural announced today the availability of its American Institute of Architects (AIA) registered course: "Daylight and Energy: Designing With Insulating Glass Units (IGUs) With Integrated Cord-Free Louvers". Integrated louvers can contribute to the LEED® Green Building Certifications by enhancing energy performance...

2013-07-27 23:02:10

Bay Fastening Systems comments on Nashville’s Bridge Building, which has earned platinum status in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 On July 27, blind rivet distributor Bay Fastening Systems praises Nashville’s Bridge Building on being one of the world’s most environmentally friendly buildings. In a recent article from The Tennessean published on July 10th, author Joey Garrison discusses the Bridge Building becoming the“first building...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.