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LEED Certification Boosts Hotel Revenue

Certified Hotels Boast 'Substantial Increases' in Daily Rates, Revenue
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The study found substantial increases in average daily rates and revenue per available room for the LEED hotels by comparing LEED-certified hotels with a competitive set of noncertified hotels.

 


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MSHDA Is First State Government Agency in Michigan to Earn LEED Certification

Project to Gain Certification Came in Under Budget and On Time
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Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), announced MSHDA has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification. It is the first state of Michigan agency to achieve LEED status for its Lansing office.


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Canada LEEDs the Way in Building Efficiency

Canada Boasts Largest International Market for LEED Green Buildings
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Canada has 1,633 LEED-certified projects, which total more than 22 million gross square meters of real estate.


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June 19, 2014: USGBC Announces LEED Certification for World Cup Soccer Stadiums

Maracanã, South America’s Largest Stadium, Will Host Final World Cup Game
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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that several World Cup soccer stadiums have achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, including South America’s largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro.


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USGBC Adopts LEED v4

Council Voted 86 Percent in Favor of Adopting the System
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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its membership has voted to adopt Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4, the next update to the green building rating system.


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Feb. 22, 2013: GSA Seeks Public Input on Use of Green Building Certification Systems

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it is seeking additional input from the public regarding the federal government’s use of third party green building certification systems.


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Feb. 19, 2013: Green Roof on New York Convention Center to be One of the Largest in the U.S.

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Xero Flor America (XFA) announced the selection of the Xero Flor Green Roof System for the 292,000-square-foot green roof being installed on the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The green roof will be the second largest on a building in the United States when completed.


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New San Francisco 49ers Stadium to Use Solar to Achieve LEED, Net Zero

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NRG will help the new Santa Clara Stadium become the first professional football stadium to open with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification and the first professional sports venue to achieve net zero energy performance in California during 49ers home games.


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Feb. 12, 2013: USGBC Releases 2012 List of Top 10 States for LEED

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual list of the top 10 states for new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications in 2012. The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional buildings certified under LEED.


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Consultant Offers Top 10 Green Building Trends for 2013

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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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