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  • LEED Puts the

      RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A McDonald's® restaurant in Riverside, Calif., today was awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and ...


  • LEED Gets Healthier: LEED for Healthcare Approved

    by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network The US Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED for Healthcare (LEED HC) rating system passed member ballot on November 16, 2010 with an 87% approval rate. Its passage brings to a close six years of developmental work, including contentious debates over ...


    By 3BL Media

  • LEED v4 Makes a Departure from LEED 2009

    LEED v4 is a Rigorous Departure from LEED 2009, Focusing on Life Cycle Assessment, Product Disclosures and Increased Energy Efficiency LEED v4 is scheduled for introduction at the Greenbuild Conference and Expo in November 2013. The most significant changes to the LEED program involve the move away from the simplicity of recycled content and regional material credits to a weighted system ...


    By thinkstep

  • Leonardo Academy online training: The integration of LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC) and LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB)

    December 13, 2010 - This course discusses the integration of LEED for New Construction (LEED-NC) and LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) to achieve project objectives. Presenter: Michael Arny, PE, MSME, LEED AP When: Thursay December 16, 2010, 1:00 - 2:30 CST Cost: $50/person ...


    By 3BL Media

  • More Changes to the LEED Program

    While more companies and building owners are demonstrating interest in green building and planning accordingly, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is revamping the LEED rating system this year. LEED 2012 will focus on areas that have been criticized by some, such as improving the rating system’s clarity (providing more precise technical criteria) and making the system more usable. ...


  • IEQ Testing for LEED Certification

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive air sampling services for residential and commercial structures working to achieve LEED certification. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) was established in 1993 and their LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System has become the leading tool used ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Calgary completes LEED showcase

    One of the first projects launched under Calgary’s Sustainable Building Policy is now complete. The $33-million Water Centre, home to the city’s Water Services and Resources business units, is a LEED Gold facility. Since 2004 all new City buildings in Calgary, and major renovations to existing ones, are designed to meet or exceed the silver level rating of LEED. This ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • LEED training at thrivent headquarters in Minneapolis

    Leonardo Academy announced today that it will be expanding its in-person LEED® training program to include seven cities in 2011: Minneapolis/St. Paul, Miami, Washington, D.C., Madison, Chicago, New York City, and Los Angeles. Topics will include training for the Green Building Certification Institute’s (GBCI) LEED Green Associate exam and the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • LEED Homes May Not Be Less Toxic

    EMSL Analytical offers LEED testing solutions for both new and existing commercial and residential properties. Cinnaminson, NJ, July 14th, 2010 Environmental and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • LA Testing demystifies LEED testing

    LEED testing for indoor air quality is made simple by California’s dedicated environmental laboratory network. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) established criteria that became a primary tool in rating and certifying new and existing building structures. An official LEED certification increases the value of the property as operational costs of the facilities are usually much lower. ...


  • Indoor Environmental Quality and LEED Cerification

    As the awareness of the need for green commercial and residential construction has grown, so has the necessity for a certification system that rates how well a structure is built or remodeled. For this reason, the US Green Building Council developed the LEED certification system that measures the level of green building practices that have been implemented in the construction process. LEED stands ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Leed green associate training in Madison, WI

    March 3, 2011 - Leonardo Academy announced today that it will be offering a full-day LEED® Green Associate all-day training course in Madison, WI, on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. The course provides eight hours of AIA continuing education credit. Visit the Leonardo Academy ...


    By 3BL Media

  • TELUS Garden receives official LEED Platinum certification

    Following an extensive review, the Canada Green Building Council awarded TELUS Garden Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. This is the highest rating a building development can receive. This honour was presented at today’s launch of the Smart Prosperity initiative at TELUS Garden, attended ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Canada tops world for LEED Green Building

    Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Canada ranks first on USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 Countries for LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The Top 10 list highlights countries outside of the U.S. that are making significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation, illustrating ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Ecotech Institute Receives Gold LEED Certification

    Ecotech Institute, the first and only college focused entirely on preparing America's workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainable design, today announced that it received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. "This is one of the highest honors anyone can receive in green ...


  • CaGBC streamlines LEED Canada certification process

    The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced changes the LEED Canada certification process in order to streamline it to less than six months. Faced with a large demand for LEED certification,  CaGBC has already added staff to address backlogged projects and delayed Credit Interpretation Requests (CIRs). The organization has also hired four new review teams for certifying ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Leeds Heat Network Regulations Seminar Success

    On 9 June 2015 ENER-G Switch2 hosted a breakfast seminar about the new Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014. Joining ENER-G Switch2 for the session were representatives from the National Measurement and Regulation Office (NMRO) and Leeds City Council. ...


    By ENER-G

  • WegoWise Expands Platform to USGBC LEED for Homes Projects

     WegoWise, a leading building performance analytics provider, today announced it will provide developers and owners of the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED for Homes projects with complimentary yearlong access to its WegoPro platform. The online platform will now be available to help developers and owners benchmark the energy and water ...

  • Further Protoc Success at Leeds Bradford International Airport

    After the successful installation of two Protoc 300 TOC monitoring systems, supplied earlier this year, Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) has placed another order for a surface water monitoring and control system. The latest Protoc 300 analyser order will be used to provide continuous measurement and control of surface water entering a new holding tank at Outlet 3 location. The large ...

  • LEED Certification Compliance Services Offered by Zimmetry Environmental

    A growing number of building owners and management companies across Puerto Rico and the Caribbean have recognized the benefits of obtaining LEED certification for their properties.  To obtain this coveted status, there are a number of credit categories where points can be earned towards certification. A significant category is indoor environmental quality credits.  One of the leading ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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