Alliance Apartment Property in Arizona Wins LEED Platinum

Broadstone Lincoln, a 264-unit multifamily development in Scottsdale, has won LEED-H Platinum certification. The property, at 7100 E. Lincoln Dr., is the second one nationwide by developer Alliance to earn that designation, which applies to single-family homes, low-rise multifamily (one to three stories), and mid-rise multifamily (four to six stories). The developer implemented a wide range of building features to [...]

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LEED Retail Participants on the Rise

Between 2012 and 2013, green building investment jumped by $1 billion in the retail sector, and the percentage of retail owners involved in green building more than doubled, from 18 percent in 2011 to 38 percent in 2013, according to the Leed in Motion: Retail report by the US Green Building Council. The USGBC projects the number of retailers involved in green building to grow to 52 percent [...]

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Georgia World Congress Center Becomes World’s Largest LEED Certified Convention Center

The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) was recently awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a rating system for the design, operation and maintenance of green buildings. The GWCC is now the world’s largest LEED certified convention center. With 3.9 million square feet, the GWCC is [...]

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USGBC Announces LEED 2009 Extension

The US Green Building Council says it will allow LEED users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016 — an extension of almost a year and a half. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June 15, 2015. The USGBC says extending to October 2016 gives LEED users and members of the green building industry additional [...]

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MaxLite expands assembly and testing capabilities with LEED-certified building

The 48,864-square-foot-building increases MaxLite’s product assembly and testing capabilities and features the company’s first full showroom on the West Coast. Located in the Anaheim Concourse development at Ocean Circle, the $7.5 million new construction is outfitted entirely with energy-efficient MaxLite LED lighting products. The building, which was developed by Panattoni Construction Company, received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) [...]

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LEED Retail Participants on the Rise

Between 2012 and 2013, green building investment jumped by $1 billion in the retail sector, and the percentage of retail owners involved in green building more than doubled, from 18 percent in 2011 to 38 percent in 2013, according to the Leed in Motion: Retail report by the US Green Building Council. The USGBC projects the number of retailers involved in green building to grow to 52 percent [...]

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Francis Cauffman designs 620 Fulton; LEED Silver targeted

Architecture firm Francis Cauffman revealed the first images of its design for 620 Fulton, a new health center and mixed-use building for The New York Hotel Trades Council and Hotel Association of New York City, Inc. Health Benefits Fund, Health Center, Inc. (HCI). The building will create a presence for HCI, which is one of the largest city organizations providing [...]

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NECA and IBEW Instrumental in Napa Valley LEED Gold Certification, a Feature of “Industry Today” on Industrialinfo.com

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) — Say the words “Napa Valley,” and world-class wines instantly come to mind. The region is home to more than 400 wineries, many of which have earned international acclaim for the wines that they produce. One of the most well-respected winemakers in the region is Hall Wines, which has earned accolades and [...]

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