Deckers’ Corporate Headquarters Achieves LEED Silver Certification from USGBC

Deckers Outdoor Corporation, a global leader in designing, marketing, and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced that the Company’s corporate headquarters has achieved LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED Certification is awarded for buildings that are energy efficient and environmentally sustainable in design and operation.

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Another prominent Portland firm embraces LEED rival Green Globes

Mackenzie, one of Portland’s largest architecture firms, has embraced theGreen Building Initiative’s Green Globes green rating system. The architecture, design and planning firm has joined Portland-based GBI, which is popularizing the Green Globes as an affordable alternative to the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system. Green Globes, like LEED, has programs for a variety of construction types and is given at three [...]

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CFA Institute Charlottesville Facility Earns LEED Gold Status

Chartered Financial Analyst Institute issued the following news release: CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence, has been awarded Gold certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) by the U.S. Green Building Certification Institute. LEED, a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes and [...]

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CFA Institute Receives Gold Medal LEED Certification

  The CFA Institute in Charlottesville is celebrating a milestone. It’s been awarded a gold medal LEED certification for the facility’s energy-saving features. CFA’s head of finance and risk management Guy Williams says the facility has two major energy-saving features: solar and thermal panels that cover the roof, and a living machine that recycles around 70 percent of the building’s [...]

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Deckers Global Headquarters Awarded LEED Silver Certificatio

Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing, and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced that the Company’s corporate headquarters has achieved LEED(R) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED Certification is awarded for buildings that are energy efficient and environmentally sustainable in design and operation. [...]

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College Park Elementary earns top LEED certification

College Park Elementary has earned the highest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for its sustainability measures. The U.S. Green Building Council rates schools and buildings based on their energy-saving capabilities and environmentally-friendly practices. Rankings can include certified, silver, gold or platinum. College Park is the first K-12 school in Virginia to receive platinum certification, according to a news [...]

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Downtown Market one of first urban markets to achieve ‘Gold’ LEED designation

The city’s year-old Downtown Market has achieved a “Gold” LEED certificate, making it one of the first urban markets in the United States to achieve the standard set by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), market officials announced Wednesday, Aug.6. “Sustainability, community health and accessibility to local food is the goal of the Downtown Market, and as one of the [...]

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ETV Releases New Video on California’s First LEED Certified Winery

n the early history of wine making, grapes were gathered into large, wooden tubs and crushed under vineyard workers feet in order to release the juice. These were then placed into oaken barrels to ferment and age. Back then, wine making was an often uncertain process. Today, wine making has evolved into a highly specialized art relying on modern manufacturing [...]

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