The 2015 New American Home is big, beige and foamy

It’s one of my favorite times of the year, when the giant International Builders Showtakes over Las Vegas and I get to have so much fun with my annual trashing of The New American Home. Since it started modestly in 1984 as a showcase for products and builders which is then sold to the public, it has grown into an extravagant display [...]

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Jon Miller, AIA, LEED® AP, Joins STV as Executive Vice President, Head of Buildings & Facilities Division

Jon Miller, AIA, LEED® AP, has joined STV as executive vice president and will lead the firm’s Buildings & Facilities Division (B&F). In this role, Miller will be responsible for the performance and operations of the multi-disciplined national division. Miller will report directly to Milo Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., CCM, STV’s chief executive officer and president, and will operate out of the New York office. [...]

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Artis Real Estate Investment Trust Receives LEED(R) Certification at Eight Office Properties

Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (AX.UN) (“Artis” or the “REIT”) announced today that, as part of its commitment to promoting the use of energy efficient landlord and tenant practices and reduce potential adverse effects on the environment, it received Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification at eight of its office properties, seven in Canada and one in the [...]

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NEW GLUMAC OFFICES IN SHANGHAI BY GENSLER AIM FOR LEED

With building (still) booming in China, it’s no surprise the country has recently been at the forefront of architectural discourse, embracing daring, outsize designs by a cadre of international luminaries, from Zaha Hadid to 2014 AD Innovator Ole Scheeren. But the new Shanghai offices of an American engineering firm prove that ingenuity can come at any scale

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Freeman Achieves LEED Silver Certification Freeman Chicago Facility Recognized for Sustainable Design and Construction Metho

The Freeman Company, the leading global partner for integrated marketing solutions for live engagements, today announced that the U.S. Green Building Council has awarded LEED® Silver Certification in the Building Design and Construction rating system for New Construction to the Freeman Chicago Facility. Freeman is the first general contractor in the event industry to achieve this status for new construction using [...]

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A first: The green-minded Embassy of Finland wins a coveted LEED platinum certification

On-site composting, high efficiency water faucets, low energy consumption, bikes for staffers and no plastic cups on the premises – these are just a few measures one green-minded embassy has taken. And to much acclaim. The Embassy of Finland in the nation’s capital has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification – and the first embassy in the U.S. [...]

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LEED v4 Spec Program Launched for Building Product Manufacturers

GreenCE, Inc., provider of sustainable continuing education for design professionals, has launched a comprehensive LEED v4 specification program for building product manufacturers. The program was designed to educate building product manufacturers about the new green building rating system and features video modules, animation, and case-studies. Recently, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) released its new LEED v4 rating systems, the most widely used green building [...]

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FLASH: Leed investment of A$1.2m in Battalion

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