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Are you getting ready to embark on new home construction? Or maybe you’re going to be expanding your existing property with a new addition. One thing to consider is how green your new building space is going to be. With new advanced technology, utilizing green construction practices can help you live a cleaner, greener lifestyle. Here are just a few reasons as to why you might want to choose these building practices over traditional construction methods.
Washington, D.C. - April 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched its new online data visualization resource that highlights real-time green building data for each state in the U.S. and Washington, D.C. The enhanced state market briefs — highlighting LEED projects, LEED-credentialed professionals and USGBC membership in each state — provide green building advocates and the general public a look into LEED’s impact within any U.S. state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Jan. 24, 2013, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that a Clean Construction Pilot Credit can be used toward Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. This optional pilot credit rewards projects that take specific steps to reduce emissions from diesel engines during the construction phase of the project.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Several builders, remodelers and other home building industry professionals were honored yesterday as winners of the National Green Building Awards given by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The awards were presented during the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.
Asheville, NC - March 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- To the long list of reasons of why your family should consider owning a fractional private residence club instead of a traditional vacation home, add, “better for the environment.” Before dismissing this assertion as green-marketing fluff, consider the following
Boulder, CO - March 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A study recently completed by PatternMapping® institute, with the University of Colorado Civil Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department, has developed a tool that opens the door for beauty to be considered alongside building science, paving the way for qualitative measuring to inform high-performance building design and development
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Builders, remodelers and other building professionals interested in green building are invited to register for the 2012 National Green Building Conference and Expo. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in multiple cutting-edge education sessions, take advanced level courses, attend special sessions offered by the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance and earn credits towards NAHB’s green designations. Additionally, participants will be able to tour the show floor and visit the booths of numerous suppliers and manufacturers of green products.
IRVINE, CA - January 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Award-winning KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, announced today the opening of Utah's newest living community, Terra Sol, a pioneering urban infill development near downtown Salt Lake City....
Washington, DC - August 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) opened the second public comment period for the proposed 2012 update to its LEED green building rating system. The comment period, which will close on September 14, 2011, is the next step in the continuous improvement process and on-going development of the LEED program.
New York, N.Y. - July 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Yale University Health Center in New Haven, Connecticut is the 200th Turner project to have achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the Green Buildings Certification Institute.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Characterized by its innovative environmental and sustainable features, The Station at Othello Park development in Southeast Seattle now represents the first mixed-use project on Seattle’s Central Link light rail to earn prestigious LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Scientific Conservation Inc. Collaborates with the U.S. Green Building Council To Develop Products for...
Washington, DC - June 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Scientific Conservation, Inc. (SCI), a leading provider of energyefficiency solutions via predictive diagnostics and analytics, and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developers of the LEED green building program, today announced they will collaborate to develop and deliver third-party applications to be integrated into LEED Online. LEED Online is used by project teams to submit documentation toward the certification of LEED projects.
Los Angeles, CA - May 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pardee Homes is California's first production homebuilder to commit to getting an entire community of homes certified to the National Green Building Standard™ (NGBS) by the NAHB Research Center, and internationally recognized, independent third party. Pardee's new LivingSmart® Homes in Santa Clarita's Fair Oaks Ranch®, will all be built to the Gold-level criteria of the NGBS, inspected at least twice by an accredited green verifier, and Green Certified by the Research Center.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Thirteen builders, remodelers and other home building industry professionals were honored yesterday as winners of National Green Building Awards by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the 13th annual National Green Building Conference in Salt Lake City.“These awards recognize and celebrate the most forward-thinking builders and remodelers in green building,” said Bob Jones, immediate past chairman of NAHB and a builder from Bloomfield Hills, Mich. “These award winners are pushing the envelope of what we can achieve with energy and resource efficiency.”
Los Angeles, CA - April 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has certified its 100th building under the LEED® for Existing Buildings rating system, demonstrating the company’s industry leadership and satisfying a 2007 commitment to achieve 100 building certifications in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED program. CB Richard Ellis is the first manager of commercial property to have 100 buildings certified under the LEED for Existing Buildings rating system.
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