Caesars Entertainment Receives LEED Certifications for New Developments

Guests at two of Caesars Entertainment’snewest developments will now enjoy the latest in gaming and entertainment amenities in U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certified buildings. The newly-opened Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, managed by Caesars Entertainment, is LEED-certified Gold andThe LINQ Las Vegas, operated by Caesars Entertainment, is LEED-certified Silver. Both of these certifications are part of [...]

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LEED-Platinum Factory Topped By World’s Largest Urban Farm

Earlier this year, we wrote about Method Products new LEED-Platinum factory in Chicago, where environmental cleaning products from soaps to laundry detergent will be produced. Designed by William McDonough + Partners, pioneers of green building and creators of cradle-to-cradle certification, it’s so clean that it’s located in a newly renovated residential neighborhood. The 150,000-square-foot building will cover five acres and the rest will be converted back to [...]

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The Sun Life Building receives LEED Silver Certification

The Sun Life Building has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification in the “Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance” category, ranking it as a leader among recognized green buildings in North America.  To receive LEED certification, a building must comply with strict performance criteria in the areas of energy, the environment and social responsibility. According to Mario Bédard, [...]

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Goody Clancy Sustainability Leader Named to U.S. Green Building Council’s 2014 Class of LEED Fellows

Goody Clancy Principal Jean Carroon has been named a LEED Fellow by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED Fellows represent an elite class of accomplished green-building professionals and are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the green building community as well as their significant achievements among a growing group of LEED Professionals. As the leader of the Preservation Practice [...]

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Senior Housing Properties Trust Announces LEED® Gold Certification of the Vertex Pharmaceuticals Biotech Buildings

Senior Housing Properties TrustSNH, +2.00% today announced that the Vertex Pharmaceuticals biotech buildings located in Boston’s Seaport District have been formally awarded LEED® Gold Certification. 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 operated for improved environmental and human health performance. David Hegarty, [...]

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East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification – See more at: http://massachusetts.realestaterama.com/2014/10/01/east-boston-branch-of-the-boston-public-library-awarded-prestigious-leed%C2%AE-green-building-certification-ID0744.html#sthash.1KEqHJea.dpuf

Today Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that the East Boston Branch of the Boston Public Library earned LEED Gold certification. Established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute, LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is the world’s foremost certification program for the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of green [...]

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Honors college home earns LEED silver certification as ‘green’ building

The home of Western Michigan University’s Lee Honors College has been awardedLEED silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED—Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design—is the national benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. Certification accredits buildings that meet rigorous standards for sustainability, water and energy efficiency, resource selection, and environmental quality. The Lee Honors College Building designation was [...]

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Study Shows Growing Demand for LEED Professionals Across Building Sector

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the results of a study of job postings from across the United States, revealing that demand for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and LEED Green Associate credentials grew 46 percent over a 12-month period. “This figure tells a powerful story about the value that building industry [...]

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