EXP announced that its office in Montreal, Quebec, received the LEED Canada Commercial Interiors certification from Canada’s Green Building Council (CaGBC). This is the second LEED-certified EXP office in Quebec, and the fourth in North America.
USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Transportation report, which focuses on industry growth in the green building sector for transportation facilities such as airport terminal buildings, train stations, bus centers, seaports, light rail stations, control towers and more. The report also highlights some of the most impressive LEED-certified transportation facilities throughout the world.
Trimble has begun construction on a second building in Westminster, Colo. With the capacity to accommodate over 1,100 workers, the Westminster campus will be Trimble’s largest employment center and will continue to serve as a central business hub for several of Trimble’s core market segments including agriculture, construction and geospatial.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) recognized eight of its member organizations for continued achievements in sustainability. Public transit agencies and businesses voluntarily choose to join the APTA Sustainability Commitment program.
Thornton Tomasetti announced that its Los Angeles office at 707 Wilshire Blvd. achieved LEED v2009 Commercial Interiors (CI) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) signed an agreement in principle to form a Canadian joint venture called Green Business Certification Inc. Canada.
PlanIT Impact announced its building sustainability scoring system that is purpose-built expressly for the design phase.
The Columbus Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) and USGBC Ohio announced a new location for their 2017 show.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its LEED in Motion: Venues report, which highlights the efforts of convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, community centers and public assembly spaces to transform their environmental, social and economic footprint through LEED certification.