HID Global Receives LEED Platinum Certification for Its New World Headquarters and North American Operation Center in Austin

The first and only industrial manufacturing facility in the state of Texas to achieve LEED Platinum certification is located in Austin, Texas. The distinction has been awarded to HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions. The Austin building is the company’s world headquarters and North American Operations Center and it has been designed from ground up with this achievement as [...]

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WhiteWave plant earns LEED certification

WhiteWave Foods Co. announced Wednesday that its beverage manufacturing plant in Dallas has received LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The 325,000-square-foot plant was built in 2012. Nearly 300 workers there produce Silk soy, almond and coconut milks, Horizon Organic milk and International Delight flavored coffee creamers for Broomfield-based WhiteWave (Nadaq: WWAV). The Leadership in Energy and Environmental [...]

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Mack-Cali earns LEED Gold at Wood Hollow

Mack-Cali Realty Corporation announced that 5 Wood Hollow Road in Parsippany, N.J., has received LEED® for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance™ Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). 5 Wood Hollow Road is the 13th commercial property in New Jersey to receive the prestigious award. 5 Wood Hollow Road The LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M rating system recognizes [...]

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WhiteWave plant earns LEED certification

WhiteWave Foods Co. announced Wednesday that its beverage manufacturing plant in Dallas has received LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The 325,000-square-foot plant was built in 2012. Nearly 300 workers there produce Silk soy, almond and coconut milks, Horizon Organic milk and International Delight flavored coffee creamers for Broomfield-based WhiteWave (Nadaq: WWAV). The Leadership in Energy and Environmental [...]

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Task Force to Clarify Reporting on Hazmats and Alternatives

Architects seeking safe, sustainable materials for their buildings have often had to operate in either an information vacuum or wade through an array of rating systems that can be burdensome and baffling. The complexity of supply chains sometimes means that no one is certain what substances a product contains; in other cases, a known material passes muster with one program [...]

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DIRECTV Headquarters Meets Highest Green Building Standards

DIRECTV’s renovation of its 299,000 square-foot headquarters building at 2260 E. Imperial Hwy in El Segundo, Calif. has earned Platinum certification, the highest available under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED for Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) category. The building also holds a Silver LEED rating for the Core and Shell (BD+C) category. The project was initiated in 2011, [...]

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Stellar receives construction awards for Marine Corps projects

Stellar — a design, engineering, construction and mechanical services firm headquartered in Jacksonville — received awards for two construction projects at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The Florida First Coast Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors granted two Excellence in Construction Awards to Stellar for its work on facilities at the base, according to a press [...]

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MICROGRID SOLAR ANNOUNCES NEW HIRE GORDON SCHWEITZER III AS DIRECTOR OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERVICES

Microgrid Solar announced today the new hire of Gordon Schweitzer III as Director of Energy Efficiency Services, effective immediately. Schweitzer comes to Microgrid Solar with experience as Lead Engineer for the University of Delaware’s Mid-Atlantic Industrial Assessment Center, Engineering Consultant at Applied Energy Group, Inc., and Project Coordinator at Energize Delaware – Sustainable Energy Utility. In his new role, Schweitzer [...]

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