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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 ...


  • 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

  • Indoor environmental quality of LEED-certified buildings evaluated

    Staff in buildings that have been certified as „green. under the LEED scheme are just as satisfied with their indoor working environment as people working in non-LEED buildings, according to research on commercial buildings. The study suggests that investment in the thermal and acoustic aspects of buildings, however, would further improve occupant satisfaction. LEED1 (Leadership in Energy ...

  • EC2 Helps Chicago Buildings Achieve LEED Certification

    Local environmental consulting and building sciences firm helps Chicago’s skyline reach LEED certification through improved indoor air quality (IAQ). ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Indianapolis KFC Awarded LEED® Green Building Certification

    A KFC restaurant in Indianapolis has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC’s rating system for designing and constructing the world’s greenest, most energy efficient and high performing buildings. ...

  • Celerion Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

    Celerion, a premier provider of innovative early stage drug development solutions, announced today that it has been awarded LEED® Silver established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Celerion is the ...

  • 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

  • San Diego Buildings Earn Prestigious LEED Certifications

    The Irvine Company today announced that two of its premier San Diego properties have been awarded prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications, a designation ...

  • Empire State Building Achieves LEED Gold

    The Empire State Building has been awarded a LEED® Gold for Existing Buildings certification as further recognition from the $550 million Empire State ReBuilding program. The Empire State Building is the tallest and most well known building in the U.S. to receive LEED certification. The 2.85 million-square-foot building is celebrating its 80th anniversary while nearing ...


    By Jones Lang Lasalle

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wipro Flagship Data Center Awarded LEED® Green Building Gold Certification

    Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), today announced that its flagship data center at King’s Mountain, North Carolina has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC’s leading rating system for designing and constructing the world’s greenest, ...

  • Do LEED-certified green buildings protect human health?

    Do "green" buildings protect human health from environmental hazards? The answer is "not necessarily," according to a new report released by Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI), titled "LEED Certification: Where Energy Efficiency Collides With Human Health." EHHI is a non-profit organization composed of doctors, public health ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • David Brower Center - integral group`s 8th LEED platinum building

    Integral Group (formerly Rumsey Engineers) today announced that the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California was awarded a LEED Platinum certification by the USGBC. This is the firm's 8th LEED Platinum certified building. The project earned 55 out of a possible 60 points (42 points is the minimum for Platinum certification). The design for this landmark mixed use project in downtown Berkeley ...

  • USGBC approves BSI as LEED green building rating system certification body

    BSI Management Systems has been approved by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as a qualified certification body for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. BSI is proud to be one of only a few certification bodies to have LEED certification as part of its Sustainability portfolio, alongside ISO 14001 certification, Greenhouse Gas Emissions ...


    By BSI

  • New Analysis: LEED Buildings are in Top 11th Percentile for Energy Performance in the Nation

    A recent analysis performed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) shows that buildings in the sample are performing in the top 11th percentile in the U.S. in terms of energy usage and the average ENERGY STAR score for those LEED buildings is 89 out of 100 possible points. The analysis was based on LEED projects that have submitted data to USGBC both voluntarily and as required by LEED 2009. ...

  • Chicago Home to More LEED Certified Buildings than any Other City

    The building consulting experts at EC2 provide LEED indoor air quality (IAQ) testing services for both new construction and existing buildings.   In November the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will host their annual conference in Chicago, Illinois.  At the event Chicago’s Mayor Richard Daley will receive a newly created award from the USGB entitled the Mayor Richard M. Daley ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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