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Custom Packaged Rooftop Systems Contribute to LEED Gold

Mammoth Rooftop Systems Fill the Bill for Delta Dental

Reliability, energy efficiency, and an integrated, all-in-one solution topped the list of HVAC requirements for major renovation and new construction at Delta Dental of Michigan’s 59-acre headquarters campus in Okemos, Michigan. The company’s goal was to grow the size of its headquarters in an environmentally conscious manner.


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Los Angeles Building Goes Another Shade Greener

HVAC Optimization Software to Cut Annual Energy Use

Constellation Place in Century City, California, is known for its progressive environmental efforts. From solar panels and fuel cells to high-efficiency plumbing and lighting, the 35-story JMB Realty Corp. architectural landmark is setting the bar in efficiency.


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SmartStruxure Solution Provides Tenant Comfort and Energy Efficiency

Helps in Attaining LEED Certification

Lincoln Property Co., a national real estate services firm that manages One Burlington Business Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, for an equity firm, turned to Schneider Electric for assistance when the owners decided to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.


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July 24, 2014: Appraisal Institute Supports USGBC, Says Green Homes Do Sell for a Premium

Report Says a Green Label Adds an Average 9 Percent Price Premium

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, has announced its support for a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) report that finds green labeled homes can sell at higher prices.


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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

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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Medical Center’s HVAC Design Boasts 18 Percent Energy Savings

Design Uses Air Curtains on Entrances as well as High-Efficiency Chillers, Boilers, and Rooftop Units

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) set out to make the new $252 million Monroeville, Pennsylvania, facility the most sustainable of its 30-hospital network. Its design team delivered a building that’s saving an estimated $350,000 to $500,000 in annual energy savings. 


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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

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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May 15, 2014: USGBC Launches Real-Time Green Building Data for US States

Online State Market Briefs Provide Information Transparency

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has launched a new online resource that highlights real-time green building data for each state in the United States. The state market briefs highlight Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) projects, LEED-credentialed professionals, and USGBC membership in each state.


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April 30, 2014: Three Billion Square Feet of Building Space Now LEED-Certified

Major Milestone for the Global Green Building Industry

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that 3 billion square feet of green construction space has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification around the globe.


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Jan. 9, 2014: U.S. Green Building Council Certifies 20,000th LEED Commercial Project

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Plant in Knoxville, Tenn., Gains Distinction
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it has reached a new milestone with the issuance of the 20,000th Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for a commercial project.


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