Articles Tagged with ''LEED''

Plaza Gains New Energy Efficiencies

January 23, 2012
HTS Texas announced that it has provided Concord Properties with energy-efficient HVAC equipment for the company’s Renaissance Plaza professional business center in San Antonio. The LEED-certified project is being conducted in tandem with HTS Texas partner, Gillette Air Conditioning.


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Project Files: Union Goes Platinum

January 16, 2012
For the Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 Union Hall, St. Louis, the objective was to provide mechanical equipment for a LEED® Platinum HVAC system.


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Greenbuild Products Cut a Broad Swath

December 12, 2011
Greenbuild is a good fit for a city with pedi cabs and green spaces, like Toronto; in a Canadian province with many ecologically aimed initiatives, like Ontario. The expo itself, which took place Oct. 4-7, fit snugly within the North and South Halls of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.


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LEED for Healthcare Facilities Blends Comfort, IAQ, and Efficiency

October 31, 2011
Earlier this year, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a new LEED® program for hospitals and other health care facilities. LEED for Healthcare goes beyond the LEED for New Construction rating system, combining it with strong elements of the Green Guide for Health Care.


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Keeping Green Going

October 31, 2011
Trying to go green — or even stay green — in tough economic times is a challenge. This became especially apparent to me during the month of September when I traveled to a couple of quite diverse industry events.


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Improvements Broaden Green Experience

3-D Images Improve Spec, Dashboard Educates Consumers
October 10, 2011
New technology in the HVAC industry stretches past equipment breakthroughs and component enhancements. Ancillary software and communication elements are often keys to making advanced heating and cooling solutions run correctly.


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LEED Pay Off Debated by Industry Contractors

October 10, 2011
In the green movement, the most measureable aspect is the LEED — Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design — certification program. There is a need for HVACR contractors to fit into the mix of trades. Is it worth it? Well, it depends on who within the HVACR sector you talk to.


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Golden Technology Keeps Stores Cool

September 19, 2011
The supermarket chain Hy-Vee Inc.’s 64,000-square-foot store in Fairfield, Iowa, opened on April 12 as the company’s second Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified store. It is one of the few supermarkets in the country that has achieved U.S. EPA GreenChill Gold-Level certification.
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Online Course Covers Retrofitting Buildings to Improve Energy Efficiency

September 19, 2011
Cypress Envirosystems and Adura® Technologies, leading providers of energy efficiency technologies, have partnered on an online course titled Retrofitting Existing Buildings to Improve Energy Efficiency.


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Sept. 13, 2011: USGBC Announces Certification of 10,000th LEED Building

September 13, 2011
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has certified the 10,000th Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) commercial project.


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