leed-nc News

  • 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

  • Rudin's One Thirty West 12th Street Awarded Sustainable Design Award by Global Green and Achieved LEED-NC Gold

    The Rudin family has been awarded the 2012 Sustainable Design Award by Global Green USA for the design and sustainable redevelopment of One ...


    By PRWeb

  • LEED Puts the

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


  • 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

  • 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. ...


  • 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 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

  • EPA, ER to begin removal actions at site in Waynesville, NC (NC)

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and contractor, Environmental Restoration (ER), announced the mobilization of equipment to Barber’s Orchard in Waynesville, NC to begin removal actions of contaminants at the site. Activities to be included in the removal action are to document current conditions of roads, clear appropriate portions of properties, construct erosion ...

  • EPA among sponsors of ScienceOnline2011 (NC)

    How can the web and social media be used to promote science? The US Environmental Protection Agency is joining with other science organizations to sponsor ScienceOnline2011, the fifth annual international meeting on Science and the Web. On January 13-15th, 2011 the Research Triangle area of North Carolina will once again host scientists, students, educators, physicians, journalists, librarians, ...

  • Hazmat Training Comes to Charlotte, NC

    August 26, 2010 – When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law.  According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. The DOT/RCRA Annual Update and ...

  • Hazmat Training Comes to Cary, NC

    September 22, 2010  - When workers handle hazardous waste and/or hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually.  Environmental Resource Center’s DOT and RCRA Annual Update and Refresher course is the perfect way to meet both your annual review and DOT 49 CFR recurrent ...

  • Hazwoper Training Comes to Cary, NC

    June 7, 2010 – Due to the unprecedented extent of the Gulf Coast oil spill, the need for industry professionals with Hazwoper training is steadily growing.  OSHA requires Hazwoper training for any personnel that participate in the oil spill clean-up operations.   Personnel who are expected to stop, contain, and clean up releases of all types of hazardous materials are required to ...

  • 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.

  • NC legislators approve regulating toxic coal ash

    North Carolina lawmakers have approved legislation they say makes the state the nation's first to address decades of toxic water pollution from residue left behind by coal-burning electricity plants. The General Assembly on Wednesday approved legislation addressing the problem unmasked six months ago when a coal ash spill from a Duke Energy ...


    By Associated Press

  • Albarrie Exhibits at the 2016 IFAI Expo in Charlotte, NC

    On October 19th – 21st, 2016 Albarrie headed down to Charlotte, North Carolina to exhibit at the 2016 IFAI Expo.  Unique products were featured from all divisions including: Air Filtration Fabrics & Services, Geotextiles, SorbWeb™ Plus, and Technical Nonwoven Fabrics. Visit our event page for a glimpse of which products ...


    By Albarrie Canada Limited

  • Certified Green officer training in Wilmington, NC

    Cape Fear Community College invites those interested in a professional designation as a Certified Sustainability Officer™ to attend a five-day training event held on the main campus. Dates are March 7-11, 2011 which is considered Spring Break for the normal student body. During this week, the training program will be offered for those already in the business world but are ...


    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

  • 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. ...


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