Tag: LEED

10 US and Five Canadian Projects Receive Copper Architecture Award

McLean, VA – From a new copper clad university building seeking LEED accreditation to a restored 100-year-old copper roof, 15 unique and creative buildings from the United...

Texas Tower Receives LEED Platinum Pre-Certification

Houston — Hines, the international real estate firm, in partnership with Ivanhoé Cambridge, are thrilled to announce that Texas Tower in Houston has received Platinum pre-certification...

Krista Raines Joins Thornton Tomasetti’s Sustainability Practice as Vice President in the San Francisco...

San Francisco  – Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Krista Raines, LEED AP BD+C, LFA has joined the firm’s San Francisco, Calif....

Designs by Trailblazing African-American Architect Paul Revere Williams Resurrected

Two buildings designed by critically acclaimed African-American architect Paul Revere Williams, FAIA, are under renovation at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).  Williams overcame racial biases during an era of profound social inequality and gained notoriety for designing celebrity homes in Southern California and spearheading several landmark projects. 

USGBC ranks Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building rating system, announced the annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED, outside of the U.S. Mainland China topped the list.

USGBC announces 2018 Top 10 states for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Illinois topped the list, which ranks states based on the number of LEED certified square feet per person.

‘LEEDing’ the way in building certification

The U.S. Green Building Council, founded in 1993, developed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, which uses a holistic, multi-attribute...

GBCI Canada announces Canada’s first Parksmart certifications

Green Business Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI Canada) announced Canada’s first two certifications under the Parksmart sustainable parking certification system.

Concrete thermal cooling

At 1,100 feet tall with 73 stories, the Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles is the tenth tallest building in the United States and...
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