Renewable Choice Energy to Offer Green-e® Climate Certified Offsets for LEED

Renewable Choice Energytoday announced that it has joined Green-e Climate, and can now provide certified carbon offsets to green building projects under the new U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) LEED v4 guidelines. The LEED v4 guidelines, which were released in November of 2013, provide universal criteria for green building performance, including new market sectors, new environmental impact categories, and clearer [...]

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LEED® Platinum Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building takes home Top Ten AIA COTE Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) has named the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt (EGWW) Federal Building one of the nation’s top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions that protect and enhance the environment. The LEED Platinum EGWW Federal Building is owned by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and was constructed by Howard S. [...]

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Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center receives LEED Gold status

Another Peoria facility is being awarded for being environmentally friendly. The U.S. Green Building Council has given LEED Gold certification to the Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center on the campus of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.   Dr. Kathleen Forbes is the Chief Clinical Officer of OSF Healthcare System. She says the Jump building met several qualifications to receive [...]

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BWL earns LEED gold certification

The Board of Water & Light’s REO Town cogeneration plant and headquarters has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification, the city-owned utility said today. BWL said it the first utility in Michigan to attain that level of certification. The LEED rating system was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and offers certified, silver, gold [...]

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Clinton School building receives LEED award

Officials say a 115-year-old building affiliated with the University of Arkansas Clinton Schoolof Public Service has received an award for being environmentally friendly. Sturgis Hall received the certification Tuesday for leadership in energy and environmental design — or LEED. It was presented by Jason Hartke — the vice president of national policy for the U.S. Green Building Council — to Clinton [...]

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BWL earns LEED gold certification

The Board of Water & Light’s REO Town cogeneration plant and headquarters has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification, the city-owned utility said today. BWL said it the first utility in Michigan to attain that level of certification. The LEED rating system was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and offers certified, silver, gold [...]

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Lankenau Receives LEED Silver Certification

Lankenau Medical Center (LMC), part of Main Line Health (MLH), was awarded LEED® Silver Certification from the U. S. Green Building Council for new, sustainable design and construction of LMC’s Master Facility Project–including the Heart Pavilion—a $446 million, 600,000 square-foot construction project on the LMC campus. This facility plan represents the first and largest LEED Silver-Certified health care project in [...]

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Paul Voelker: Richardson Gymnastics Center earns LEED certification

The Richardson Gymnastics Team has a long history of producing champion athletes and national competitors, and now its home base has also met the highest standard. The Richardson Gymnastics Center has earned LEED Silver Certification, one of the top honors given by the U.S. Green Building Council. Buildings earn LEED certification based on a rating system that measures its environmental [...]

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