Articles Tagged with ''green building''

Sept. 17, 2013: Code Changes, Green Certifications Drive Demand for Commissioning

Survey Reveals Building Commissioning Trends
September 17, 2013
Demand for the services of commissioning professionals is rising and will continue to rise into the near future, according to a survey by PECI and the Building Commissioning Association (BCA).


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July 30, 2013: Conservation Services Group Adds Two to Leadership Team

Company Provides Residential Energy Efficiency Services
July 30, 2013
Conservation Services Group (CSG), a leader in residential energy efficiency services, announced that Kathryn Orfino and Paul Cimino have joined its leadership team. Orfino, a green building and program management veteran, will lead CSG’s West region as regional vice president. Cimino joins the company as general counsel.


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July 17, 2013: LEED v4 Passes Ballot and Will Launch This Fall

Newest Version of Green Building Rating System to Launch at Greenbuild
July 17, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that its membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to its green building rating system. The final overall vote was 86 percent in favor of adopting LEED v4.


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Attaining a Green Building with Good Indoor Air Quality

May 21, 2013
Green buildings are the new trend in today’s market. One of the most successful ways of getting a better rating for your green building is by maintaining good indoor air quality. 


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George W. Bush Presidential Center Certified LEED Platinum

May 6, 2013
The new George W. Bush Presidential Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, its highest level of certification. It is the first presidential library to earn LEED Platinum certification for new construction.


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April 25, 2013: Linstroth Named Co-Chair of Green Affordable Housing Campaign

April 25, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has appointed Tommy Linstroth, owner and founder of Savannah, Ga.-based Trident Sustainability Group, a sustainability and green building consulting firm, as a 2013 co-chair for its Value Healthy and Efficient Affordable Housing advocacy campaign.


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GSA Completes Restoration of Hipolito Federal Building

April 8, 2013
The General Services Administration (GSA) has completed the restoration of the Hipolito Garcia Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in San Antonio. The renovated building is expected to achieve a 38.8 percent reduction in energy usage, which will result in energy cost savings of approximately $87,515 per year.


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Consultant Offers Top 10 Green Building Trends for 2013

January 21, 2013
Leading green building and sustainability consultant Jerry Yudelson has released his annual list of “Top 10 Megatrends” for the green building industry. Yudelson said, “It looks like a good year ahead for the green building industry.”


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Dec. 28, 2012: Four Sterling University Housing Communities Receive LEED for Homes Gold Certification

December 28, 2012
Sterling University Housing, the student housing affiliate of The Dinerstein Companies, has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) for Homes Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for four of its student housing communities.


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Guest Blog: Dec. 17, 2012

December 17, 2012
Here is a condensed version of a guest blog that appeared on The NEWS website. To read it in its entirety, go to the bit.ly link that appears at the end.


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