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The GW Hatchet
District House or greenhouse: Dorm touts eco-featuressustainability features were added to District House to help the building achie
District House or greenhouse: Dorm touts eco-features
The GW Hatchet / Posted 20 hours ago
sustainability features were added to District House to help the building achieve a sustainable certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Experts say that the low-flow plumbing fixtures, energy saving thermostats, green roof, secure... Read more
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Daily Herald
Service projects at Woodland PrimaryLake Road, Gages Lake on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. The initiativ
Service projects at Woodland Primary
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Lake Road, Gages Lake on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. The initiative from the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, encourages advocates to do community service projects at local schools. The day will feature a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Golden 1 Center the ‘greenest’ arena in U.S.the country. The Sacramento Kings announced Thursday that their new downtown a
Golden 1 Center the ‘greenest’ arena in U.S.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
the country. The Sacramento Kings announced Thursday that their new downtown arena had been certified LEED Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council, “the highest level of global recognition for environmentally conscious buildings and... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
10 local sites on this year’s HR Solar Tourback to the grid during peak operating hours. The tour is sponsored by the Ham
10 local sites on this year’s HR Solar Tour
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
back to the grid during peak operating hours. The tour is sponsored by the Hampton Roads Solar Group, a committee of the U.S. Green Building Council—Hampton Roads. Joe and Jeannie Miller of Gloucester built their passive solar home in 1985.... Read more
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Los Banos Enterprise
New courthouse celebrated as state-of-the-art relief for West Side servicesbuilt in. The building is LEED Silver-certified, meaning it was built using en
New courthouse celebrated as state-of-the-art relief for West Side services
Los Banos Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
built in. The building is LEED Silver-certified, meaning it was built using environmentally conscious standards set by the U.S. Green Building Council. The building is the first to pop up in what has been called the Gateway Center, located off the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
State highlights energy-efficient buildings at UMass Lowellhave received a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certificat
State highlights energy-efficient buildings at UMass Lowell
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 days ago
have received a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. The LEED standard, established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), awards certifications in Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum levels for clean energy,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Newest Sacramento King, Jordan Farmar, seeks $3.9 million for sleek homemarket for $3.875 million. Completed this year, the 6,185-square-foot contempo
Newest Sacramento King, Jordan Farmar, seeks $3.9 million for sleek home
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
market for $3.875 million. Completed this year, the 6,185-square-foot contemporary was awarded LEED Platinum status by the U.S. Green Building Council for its efficient and energy-saving construction. Among green features of note are installed... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Former Laker Jordan Farmar seeks $3.9 million for sleek Las Vegas homeCompleted this year, the 6,185-square-foot contemporary was awarded LEED Platin
Former Laker Jordan Farmar seeks $3.9 million for sleek Las Vegas home
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
Completed this year, the 6,185-square-foot contemporary was awarded LEED Platinum status by the U.S. Green Building Council for its efficient and energy-saving construction. Among green features of note are installed solar panels, intelligent... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Work Starts on New $62M Downtown Hotelvalet parking. The project is being built to eventually meet Silver certificat
Work Starts on New $62M Downtown Hotel
NBC San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
valet parking. The project is being built to eventually meet Silver certification standards for energy efficiency under U.S. Green Building Council guidelines. The statement said Latitude 33 has also worked on local hospitality projects... Read more
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Business Wire
PMI Annual Conference to Focus on “Proactively Engaging Influencers”manager, International Living Future Institute; Dirk Mason, principal and co-fo
PMI Annual Conference to Focus on “Proactively Engaging Influencers”
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
manager, International Living Future Institute; Dirk Mason, principal and co-founder, The Compass Group, representing the U.S. Green Building Council; and Vicki Worden, executive director, Green Building Initiative. The afternoon will conclude... Read more
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ajc.com
Private Quarters: Sustainable, modern living in Decaturchoices in their home, which was the first renovation in Georgia to receive LEE
Private Quarters: Sustainable, modern living in Decatur
ajc.com / Posted 22 days ago
choices in their home, which was the first renovation in Georgia to receive LEED for Homes Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. They gutted and renovated the DeKalb County home in 2009 to meet LEED standards, which assures... Read more
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Key West Citizen
LEED certification expensivebut project officials say the benefits are worth the price. LEED is a green bu
LEED certification expensive
Key West Citizen / Posted 24 days ago
but project officials say the benefits are worth the price. LEED is a green building certification program created by the U.S. Green Building Council. Having a LEED certified building ensures electricity cost savings, lower carbon emissions and... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Taking Care of Creationmany design features that, together, earned a silver LEED (Leadership in Energy
Taking Care of Creation
Bay Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
many design features that, together, earned a silver LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. But at $90,000, adding solar panels proved too costly for the original plans, though the... Read more
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Business Wire
Clif Bar Celebrates Opening of Its One of-Kind Sustainable Bakerythe Twin Falls bakery with overall sustainability in mind, and is pursuing LEED
Clif Bar Celebrates Opening of Its One of-Kind Sustainable Bakery
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
the Twin Falls bakery with overall sustainability in mind, and is pursuing LEED certification for the building from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Game On: DOE Initiative Supports Leadership in Sports VenuesDesign (LEED®) certified sports venues that have been completed, or are current
Game On: DOE Initiative Supports Leadership in Sports Venues
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 28 days ago
Design (LEED®) certified sports venues that have been completed, or are currently in the construction phase according the U.S. Green Building Council. Even more have implemented energy efficiency projects and other resource conservation efforts to... Read more

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