The U.S. Green Building Council announced today that it will now recognize energy and water requirements from the Living Building Challenge (the Challenge) green building system within the LEED green building program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 26, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED green building rating system has strong bipartisan support across the U.S., according to a new poll released today. The nationwide poll found that 79 percent of Republicans and 89 percent of Democrats support the use of LEED in buildings
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.
C.W. Driver Begins Construction of $110 Million Life Sciences Building at Loyola Marymount University
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver, a premiere builder serving the Western U.S. since 1919, has broken ground for the new 103,500-square-foot Life Sciences building at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles. The ...
Washington, D.C. - January 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the top 10 states for new LEED certifications in 2012, highlighting those regions that are transforming buildings and communities across the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Research Support Facility (RSF) on the campus of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colo. has earned its second LEED® Platinum designation for new construction from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable building design and construction.
Washington, DC - August 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has partnered with Pearson to launch USGBC’s online workforce education program for the LEED Green Associate credential. The program includes online courses to help learners successfully prepare for the LEED Green Associate exam and learn green building strategies and techniques.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- New Buildings Institute (NBI) today announced the official release of one of the first LEED Automation tools available to LEED project teams. The COMNET Energy Modeling Portal is an online platform used to collect energy modeling simulation results, perform quality assurance checks, and submit the results to LEED Online for Energy & Atmosphere Prerequisite 2 and Energy & Atmosphere Credit 1. It can be accessed at www.comnet.org/portal.
DENVER, CO - June 25, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX, LLC, the global franchise company with its headquarters office in Denver, CO, recently joined an exclusive group of projects in Colorado that are LEED® Certified, a prominent program that accepts only the most environmentally-friendly buildings and projects.
IRVINE, CA - February 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning, is pleased to announce its latest achievements in home design excellence. Primera Terra community has been honored by the National Association of Home Build...
TORONTO - October 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED Automation program will be featured in a Master Series session as part of its annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, taking place this week in Toronto. The LEED Automation program is streamlining and creating increased capacity for the LEED green building certification process through a close collaboration with leading technology companies that offer supporting functionality, making the LEED project management, documentation and certification process faster and easier.
San Diego, CA - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- C.W. Driver’s work building the Ramona Library in the San Diego town has resulted in the 21,000-square-foot structure being granted LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council....
WASHINGTON, DC - August 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Spitzer Enterprises along with managing agent, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., a global commercial real estate brokerage and management firm, aligned with CQI Associates, LLC, a Columbia, Maryland-based energy and environmental management consulting firm, to earn LEED Gold, established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for 2001 K Street, NW in Washington, DC. The management team and tenants celebrated with a special certification presentation by the USGBC on Thursday, July 21.
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. - July 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Research Support Facility (RSF) located on the campus of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been certified LEED® Platinum for New Construction by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable building design and construction.
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.
Washington, DC - June 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced the release of the comprehensively updated LEED Demand Response Pilot Credit. Originally launched in 2010, the revised and enhanced Demand Response Pilot Credit establishes guidelines that are anticipated to increase participation in automated demand response programs. Leading industry experts from the Demand Response Research Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL), Schneider Electric and Skipping Stone contributed to the development of the credit.
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.
Greenbelt, MD - May 16, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Bozzuto Group today announced that it has earned LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for two residential developments in its portfolio. The Fitzgerald, a mixed-use community in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon district, has received LEED Silver Certification and Riverwalk at Millennium, an apartment community in suburban Philadelphia, has received LEED Certification.
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