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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

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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

  • Paradigm and Texzon Utilities to offer leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED) certification

    Paradigm Engineering, Ltd. announced today that they have aligned with Texzon Utilities, Ltd. to jointly offer Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification consulting services. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has established the LEED Green Building Rating System as the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance ...


  • JCPenney achieves lEED(R) distinctions for green building design and operations

    J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Existing Buildings Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its Home Office campus located in Plano, Texas. The 1.9 million square-foot building serves as a workplace for more than 5,500 associates and is the third largest campus facility in the nation to ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • UHC Awarded LEED Certification for Chicago Headquarters

     UHC has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for excellence in environmentally responsible design in the construction of its office space at 155 North Wacker Drive in Chicago. LEED, an internationally recognized green building certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, ...

  • World`s first LEED platinum hospital

    Unique among its peers, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas is the first healthcare facility in the world to achieve a LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Platinum Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). In close collaboration with healthcare provider Seton Family of Hospitals, the Building Technologies Division of Siemens Industry, Inc. provided ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • TELUS Data Centre Achieves LEED Gold Certification

    TELUS’ intelligent Internet data centre in Rimouski, Quebec has been awarded Gold certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) from the Canada Green Building Council. This environmental certification recognizes the high standards TELUS has set for its environmentally sustainable practices in the new facility, and further exemplifies the company’s ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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