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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.


Low-Impact Design Unveiled for Spaceport America

A team of US and British architects and designers, accompanied by officials from the New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) and Virgin Galactic, will unveil the design renderings of Spaceport America at a press conference Tuesday, September 4, in Las Cruces, New Mexico.


Smart Growth, New Urbanism, Green Building and Environmental Preservation at Heart of Planned Town

Planners unveiled this week the design concept and master plan for Huckelberry Creek, a new town of winding paths, nature trails and walking friendly through mixed-use neighborhoods for 5,000 homes set amid a natural creek and lake.


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.


World Resources Institute Continues on Cutting Edge of Green Building Design

The World Resources Institute (WRI) is one of a small number of projects in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia region to receive an elite award for incorporating energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly design and construction aspects into its newly-expanded office space.


Global Green USA Tours First Green Building Project in New Orleans Since Katrina

Global Green USA celebrated a milestone before the 2nd Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by touring progress of their first affordable green home under construction.


USANA Celebrates New Earth-Friendly Building and Xeriscaping

USANA Health Sciences held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for its new, earth-friendly building and grounds at its headquarters in West Valley City, Utah.



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