BorgWarner Plant In Brazil Receives Leed Certification For Sustainable And Environmental Building Strategies

BorgWarner’s production facility and engineering center in Itatiba City, Brazil, recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, a first for an automotive supplier in Brazil. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED certification affirms sustainable building strategies and practices. Inaugurated in 2013, BorgWarner’s environmentally friendly Brazilian campus was specifically designed and built to fulfill the demanding [...]

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LEED-credentialed Professionals in Demand

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the results of a study of job postings from across the U.S., which revealed the demand for the LEED 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 building industry employers assign to knowledgeable, LEED-credentialed professionals,” said Rick Fedrizzi, [...]

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7 Strategies for Achieving LEED Certification

Leadership in Energy and Efficient Design (LEED), the certification standard set by the U.S. Green Building Council, is transforming how many buildings are constructed, remodeled, maintained and operated. The program utilizes numerous categories: sustainable site, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, indoor environmental quality, and materials and resources. Is the building close to public transportation? Does it use locally-sourced building materials? These are all [...]

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Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) Reveals LEED Gold

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE:SNH) Reveals LEED Gold

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First Data Centres to Achieve LEED® Green Building Certification in Aus

The Digital Realty facilities are the first data centres to be LEED-certified in Australia. 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. Digital Realty’s projects achieved LEED certification for implementing practical and measurable [...]

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OCC Buildings Get LEED Gold Certification Award

The two newest buildings on the Onondaga Community College campus received a gold seal of approval Tuesday from the U.S. Green Building Council. Representatives were on hand to award LEED Gold Certification to Academic II and SRC Arena at OCC. The arena opened in 2011, while Academic II just opened last fall. The certification took into play everything from water [...]

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Green culture earns Colorado State University building LEED Gold certification

A dining and housing building at Colorado State University has been awarded LEED certification for its sustainability practices and renovation practices, the Fort Collins school announced Thursday. Summit Hall received a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification in the Existing Buildings, Operations & Maintenance (EBOM) category because of recent renovations that include water reduction retrofits, a high usage of [...]

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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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