Dell Children’s Medical Center installs Acuity LEDs, achieves LEED Platinum

Acuity Brands has announced a major LED lighting project at the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Texas, a facility within the Seton Healthcare Family of medical centers in Austin, TX. The solid-state lighting (SSL) installation in a new patient tower included 2878 Acuity nLight control nodes that deliver a savings of 180,000 kW directly related to controls. Moreover, the project [...]

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Acuity Brands, Inc. Advanced Lighting and Controls Help Texas Hospital Achieve First LEED Platinum Certification in the World

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas selected integrated LED luminaires and controls from the Acuity Brands, Inc. AYI, +0.93% healthcare solutions portfolio to help achieve its goal of becoming LEED Platinum(R) certified for Healthcare building design and construction. The new lighting system addresses the unique needs of the hospital’s facilities – including multiple dimming options for nighttime lighting and automatic illumination in [...]

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ASHRAE Standard 189, ICC’s IgCC and the LEED program to be aligned

Move will coordinate Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction Code and LEED to offer comprehensive system of regulatory and voluntary leadership tools for jurisdictions

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LEED certification boosts hotel revenue.

A new study from Cornell University has found that hotels gain a revenue benefit when they are certified under the LEED sustainable building program; By comparing LEED certified hotels with a competitive set of non-certified hotels, the study found substantial increases in average daily rates and revenue per available room for the LEED hotels. “The hotel industry has embraced environmental [...]

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American Realty Advisors and Conor Commercial Announce Leed Silver Certification for Cherry Logistics Industrial Project

 American Realty Advisors, in partnership with Conor Commercial Real Estate, a member of The McShane Companies, announced today that Cherry Logistics Center, a newly completed industrial development located in Newark, California, has received LEED Silver certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® rating system for Core and Shell projects. Located in the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area, Cherry Logistics Center is [...]

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Acuity Brands, Inc. Advanced Lighting and Controls Help Texas Hospital Achieve First LEED Platinum Certification in the World

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas selected integrated LED luminaires and controls from the Acuity Brands, Inc. AYI, +0.31% healthcare solutions portfolio to help achieve its goal of becoming LEED Platinum(R) certified for Healthcare building design and construction. The new lighting system addresses the unique needs of the hospital’s facilities – including multiple dimming options for nighttime lighting and automatic illumination in [...]

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LEED Certification Boosts Hotel Revenue

LEED-certified hotels make more money in average daily rates and revenue per available room than their non-LEED competitors, according to a study by Cornell University. This is a change from a 2013 Cornell study that stated hotels, on average, don’t see a revenue boost from going green. The new study compared the performance of 93 LEED-certified US hotels (the number for which operating data were available) [...]

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market awarded prestigious LEED Gold certification

On August 6 the Grand Rapids Downtown Market was one of the first urban markets in the country to be awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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