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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
January 9, 2014
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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Green Technologies Produce an Even Fresher Pete’s Market

Air Curtains, Dehumidifiers, Condensing Boiler Contribute to Supermarket’s Efficiency
January 6, 2014

Supermarket retailer Pete’s Fresh Market is recognized as one of the greenest supermarket retailers in the U.S., but something sets its nine-store Chicago-based operation’s green mission apart from other chains. The chain records energy data, utilizing equipment that has proven effective at other locations.


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July 4, 2013: Topping Out of Fort Hood Design-Build Project Is Celebrated

Medical Center’s Design-Build Process to Remove Two Years from Construction Timeline
July 4, 2013
The Balfour Beatty/McCarthy joint venture, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Health Facilities Planning Agency (HFPA), and Medical Command (MEDCOM) celebrated the official topping out for the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Replacement at Fort Hood, Texas.


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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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Automated Logic’s Building Automation System Provides Critical Control at Research Center

March 18, 2013
Automated Logic Corp. (ALC) is providing critical building monitoring and control for the new High-Performance Computing Research Center (HPCRC) at Princeton University. The facility is one of only nine high-performance data centers in the world to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification.


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LEEDing By Example

March 11, 2013
Xylem Inc. announced that the Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse, which provides systems application education for the HVAC and plumbing industries, has received LEED certification for one of its courses.


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

February 22, 2013
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. 12, 2013: USGBC Releases 2012 List of Top 10 States for LEED

February 12, 2013
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

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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Project Files: HTS Texas LEEDs the Way

January 21, 2013
For Skanska Commercial Development, the objective was to install green HVAC equipment to help the firm achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum rating.


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