USF ranked one of the top 25 green schools

This Thursday, Princeton Review and the U.S. Green Building Council (responsible for LEED-certification of green buildings) will release the 2014 guide to green colleges. Not only will USF be making its debut on the list, but it’s also one of only 22 schools on the “honor roll” for attaining the highest score of 99. Some of the highlights of USF [...]

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Strack & Van Til’s Cedar Lake Store Receives LEED Certification

The Strack & Van Til grocery store at 9605 Lincoln Plaza in Cedar Lake, Indiana has received a LEED silver certification. To celebrate, Strack & Van Til is hosting an Earth Day event on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 where a plaque commemorating this achievement will be unveiled. In addition, the first 500 shoppers at the Cedar Lake store that day [...]

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And the LEED for Homes Awards Go To …

The 2013 LEED for Homes Awards, announced recently by the US Green Building Council, recognizes an earth-sheltered farmstead, a developer of green apartment communities, and a NYC affordable housing developer, among others. Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year: Located in the mountains of Stuart, Virginia, the Wallace Residence has it all! The earth-sheltered home is certified LEED Platinum and as an energy-positive Passive House. It [...]

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Scripps Oceanography Laboratory Building Awarded LEED Platinum

The Marine Ecosystem Sensing, Observation and Modeling (MESOM) Laboratory at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography has …

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PacMutual Building Is Older and Greener

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - It’s hard enough to earn the country’s highest environmental certification with a brand new development. Doing it with a century-old building requires jumping through a whole different set of hoops. BE THE FIRST TO READ THE LATEST DOWNTOWN NEWS, FOOD AND CULTURE STORIES. CLICK HERE AND SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY HEADLINES NEWSLETTER. Yet, the PacMutual campus [...]

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PAWS wins top LEED award

The Animal Welfare Society of Pueblo will host a public celebration May 10 to celebrate LEED Platinum certification of its PAWS For Life Animal Shelter. CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/FILE The PAWS For Life Animal Shelter has received LEED Platinum certification for its energy reduction, water efficiency and recyclable material use. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37447419/PC_ROS_In-Story_300x250′, [300, 250], ‘div-gpt-ad-1380237193463-0′).addService(googletag.pubads()); googletag.pubads().enableSingleRequest(); googletag.enableServices(); }); googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1380237193463-0′); [...]

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Lebanon Valley College’s Mund College Center awarded LEED® Silver Certification

Lebanon Valley College’s Mund College Center has been awarded LEED® Silver Certification. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is a program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. The college will celebrate its first LEED designation with a small celebration and tree planting [...]

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Kapolei office building is 4th in Hawaii to get LEED Silver certification

The James Campbell Co.’s 132,048-square-foot Campbell Square recently became the first and only building to receive  LEED Silver certification in Kapolei’s urban core, and the fourth building of its kind in the state to receive this designation, the West Oahu-based real estate company said Thursday. While many newer buildings are designed and built based on environmentally friendly practices, few existing [...]

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