Levi’s Stadium Announces Completion of NRG Solar Terrace as Facility Awaits LEED Gold Certification

The San Francisco 49ers are moving to Santa Clara, as the newly-completed Levi’s Stadium will be the home of the NFL franchise starting with the upcoming season. The facility’s developer, the Santa Clara Stadium Authority, the San Francisco 49ers and NRG Energy Inc. recently announced the completion of the NRG Solar Terrace and the new photovoltaic systems for the three [...]

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LEVI’S® STADIUM BECOMES FIRST US LEED GOLD CERTIFICATION AS NEW CONSTRUCTION

ding to its growing list of firsts, Levi’s® Stadium has become the first stadium in the United States that is home to a professional football team to receive LEED Gold certification as new construction. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained [...]

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Libertyville architect builds first LEED-certified home in Northbrook

As more commercial and government buildings become LEED-certified, a Libertyville man has built one of the first Northbrook homes to achieve the certification, which designates high levels of energy efficiency and low environmental impact. Architect Michael Kollman has always liked to incorporate green strategies into his projects. But late last year, a Northbrook family asked him to use every strategy [...]

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49ers’ rooftop garden, solar energy propel Levi’s Stadium to LEED gold status

Pedestrian bridges decked out in solar panels and a living roof ready for private parties and photo ops might not scream professional football. But those green design elements and others at the San Francisco 49ers’ new $1.3 billion Levi’s Stadium on Tuesday helped land the team its long-sought LEED Gold certification at the Santa Clara venue, which officially opened with a [...]

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49ers Home Levi’s® Stadium the First NFL Venue to Open with LEED Gold Certification

Adding to its growing list of firsts, Levi’s® Stadium has become the first stadium in the U.S. that is home to a professional football team to receive LEED Gold certification as new construction. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and [...]

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Magnetic bearing chiller technology

Daikin Magentic Bearing Chiller technology is available up to 1500 ton capacity through the Magnitude centrifugal chiller line. The oil-free system design maintains “as new” performance by eliminating the heat transfer loss when oil contaminates the refrigerant and builds up in the evaporator. Magnitude also meets LEED certification criteria with the HFC-134a refrigerant. The Applied RideThrough feature allows the chiller [...]

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Minnesota Twins Name Tennant Company Strategic Cleaning Solutions Partne

Tennant Company TNC -0.56% , a world leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing of solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world, has been named the strategic cleaning partner for the Minnesota Twins. As a leading innovator of sustainable cleaning solutions, the partnership further enhances the Minnesota Twins’ public commitment to water conservation and environmental sustainability. More than a dozen Tennant cleaning [...]

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1M SF spec warehouse at Clarius Park Joliet achieves LEED Silver – See more at: http://www.rejournals.com/2014/07/21/1m-sf-spec-warehouse-at-clarius-park-joliet-achieves-leed-silver/#sthash.FRufG3pU.dpuf

Clarius Partners announced that Building #1, a 1,001,184 square foot speculative warehouse facility has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Core & Shell (LEED-CS) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The property is located in Joliet, Illinois at 3851 Youngs Road within Clarius Partners’ $70 million master-planned industrial park, Clarius Park Joliet. Situated on a 51.4-acre land site, [...]

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