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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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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