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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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