Cardozo Education Campus Receives LEED Gold Certification

>PRWEB.COM NewswireWashington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014   The Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus received LEED Gold Certification for Schools this week from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the Department of General Services (DGS) announced today. “The Department of General Services is honored to receive this prestigious certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, and I would like to congratulate our [...]

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market Expands Green Space With Indoor Living Wall

Following closely on the heels of the recent LEED Gold certification, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is becoming even greener. The Downtown Market added a 202-square-foot indoor living wall this week, installed by local manufacturer LiveWall, LLC. The new addition adds more than 100 new plants to the second floor atrium across from the teaching kitchen and complements the outdoor living [...]

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Green Hotels Lower Environmental Impact, Increases Profits

Hotels certified in the sustainable building program Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, helps the environment and boosts revenue for the hotel, according to a new Cornell University School of Hotel Administration study. By comparing 93 LEED certified U.S. hotels with a competitive set of non-certified hotels, the study found substantial increases in average daily rates and revenue [...]

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Smart Passive Income: 10 Top Tips From Expert Pat Flynn

In February 2007, Pat Flynn was working at an architecture firm making $38,000 a year. He mulled boosting his earning power by getting an architecture license, but the process would likely take six to eight years. When he heard about getting a credential in sustainable design and environmentally friendly building called Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), he decided [...]

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The HON Company Washington, D.C. Resource Center: A Showcase Example of Sustainable Design

The HON Company, a leading designer and manufacturer of workplace furniture, achieved LEED silver certification for its Washington, D.C., Resource Center from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program. As part of HON’s commitment to sustainability, the company prides itself in its ability to create industry-leading office furniture solutions without impacting the environment. HON takes a lean [...]

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Smart Passive Income: 10 Top Tips From Expert Pat Flynn

In February 2007, Pat Flynn was working at an architecture firm making $38,000 a year. He mulled boosting his earning power by getting an architecture license, but the process would likely take six to eight years. When he heard about getting a credential in sustainable design and environmentally friendly building called Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), he decided [...]

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IDEXX Laboratories marks 30th year with a new, LEED® Gold Corporate Headquarters

IDEXX Laboratories, an international leader in pet healthcare, has officially taken occupancy of its new $35 million Synergy Center; a fitting cause for celebration during the company’s 30th anniversary year. The Westbrook, Maine headquarters campus now offers more than 750,000 square feet of office and laboratory space, plus an international food court and wellness center, all “Under One Roof.” As [...]

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EDGE IS LIKE THE LEED OF GENDER EQUALITY CERTIFICATION—CAN IT HELP FIX THE GENDER GAP?

You like your strawberries certified organic and you want your fridge to have an Energy Star so it protects the environment. But would you be more likely to buy products from brands that are certified gender equal? EDGE, which stands for Economic Dividends for Gender Equality, is a new stamp of approval showing that a company is actively committed to [...]

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