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2014-02-26 12:26:57

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Edison & Company announced today that their Salt Lake City office has been awarded LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification for commercial interiors. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the nation's foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health...

2014-02-25 23:21:34

The new state-of-the-art facility will focus on the fabrication of components visible to customers, such as doors, entrances, jambs and cab interiors; This is the first elevator manufacturing facility in North America to achieve LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council; the plant is strategically located to achieve some of the shortest customer delivery lead times in the industry. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Schindler Opens North America’s First...

2014-02-24 12:21:59

SDG&E community facility earns LEED Platinum certification for operations and maintenance from U.S. Green Building Council SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) Energy Innovation Center in the Clairemont area received "double-platinum" LEED® certification status from the U.S. Green Building Council. The newly earned 2013 LEED Platinum certification for Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance (EBOM) is in addition to the facility's LEED...

2014-02-18 08:21:24

Illinois leads among all states in 2013; mid-Atlantic region of Washington, D.C, Maryland and Virginia tops list WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED®, the world's most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The list highlights the regions around the country that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation. Utilizing less energy,...

2014-02-17 08:27:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that Greengrade(®), the company's LEED(®) management software, is able to support projects that are seeking LEED certification under LEED v4, the newest version of the green building program to be released by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CG12932LOGO) Launched in...

2014-02-14 23:02:43

Bethesda Gateway Long and Foster realtor Jill Schwartz can now share her knowledge of green materials, energy-efficient technologies, green building and product ratings, green design principles and insights with her clients, including her access to top industry resources and tools that create awareness for healthier living choices. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Green Resource Council has awarded Jill Schwartz the “Green Designation” from the National Association of...

2014-02-13 08:23:50

"Green" Certifications Allow Hotels to Showcase Their Sustainability Achievements to Government and Corporate Accounts and Savvy Consumers ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today announces that IHG Green Engage, the online sustainability program used by more than 2,600 IHG-branded hotels worldwide, is now recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council under its LEED® Volume program and Green Key Global (GKG) as providing streamlined pathways...

2014-02-12 08:24:12

Ninth honor for sustainable conversion of former Presidio hospital complex into housing SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Presidio Public Health Service District is the recipient of the 12(th) annual National Trust/Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Award for Federal Partnerships in Historic Preservation. This prestigious award is the ninth received by the San Francisco office of Perkins+Will honoring the successful conversion of the former Public Health...

2014-02-11 23:29:39

Steven Winter is one of ten cross-disciplinary experts handpicked to guide the Hanley Wood Sustainability Council’s Vision 2020 initiative, which is now in its third year. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Steven Winter Associates Inc. (http://www.swinter.com) is pleased to announce that firm President, Steven Winter, has been selected to join the 2014 Hanley Wood Sustainability Council. Mr. Winter is one of ten cross-disciplinary experts handpicked to guide the Council’s Vision...

2014-02-05 23:24:15

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) recently announced they will be moving their offices into the NextEnergy Center in the heart of Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) recently announced they will be moving their offices into the NextEnergy Center in the heart of Detroit. The USGBC DRC supports Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Design (LEED) projects and provides...


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