Citi Celebrates New LEED Certified Office Park in Irving, Texas
Today Citi announced that it has reached a significant milestone in its "green" building program by earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for the first time.
Kettle Chips' New Green Potato Chip Factory Earns LEED Gold Certification
Wind turbines and native prairie grasses have nothing to do with potato chips, but they're helping Kettle Foods earn recognition for building the greenest food manufacturing plant in the US.
Berkeley City College First in its Class With a Leed Silver Rating
Peralta Community College
District and the architectural firm Ratcliff
are pleased to announce that Berkeley City College earned a LEED Silver
certification rating from the US Green Building Council last week.
Ashworth Cottages Greenest Home in Washington State with LEED Platinum Certification
Pryde + Johnson, a leading developer
of high quality green and sustainable homes, has received the highest award
for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for its Ashworth
Cottages model home by achieving Platinum Certification by the US Green
Building Council (USGBC), making it the first home in Washington State to
attain this honor, setting a new standard for building green and
sustainable homes and communities.
Belvedere Inter-Active Neighborhood is Accepted Into New LEED for Neighborhood Development
Stonehaus, a premier full-service real estate development company in Central Virginia, announced today that its Inter-Active Neighborhood located in Charlottesville, Belvedere, has been accepted into the LEED for Neighborhood Development Pilot Program, which is being conducted by the U.
Ranch House at Del Sur Receives LEED Platinum Certification
The Ranch House at Del Sur, the information center for the newly opened master-planned community by Black Mountain Ranch LLC in north San Diego, last week was awarded a Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, a program of the US Green Building Council and the most widely recognized standard worldwide for sustainable, high-performance, low-energy-use buildings.
Energy Performance Requirements within LEED Green Building Rating System to Increase
In a move that aligns with its deep commitment to solutions for climate change, the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) membership has overwhelmingly passed a vote for all LEED certified projects to achieve at least two "Optimize Energy Performance" points within LEED, which will improve the energy performance of all LEED certified green buildings by 14% for new construction and 7% for existing buildings.
Wachovia Financial Centers 'Go Green' in California
California consumers will be the first in the nation to experience new "green" Wachovia financial centers this fall.
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