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Vertegy Assisted 15 Projects Earn LEED Certification in 2013

In the midst of separating from the Alberici enterprise and establishing itself as an independent company, Vertegy, LLC, helped reaffirm its position as a dominant force in the green building industry in 2013. The company’s award-winning sustainability consulting services last year alone helped 15 buildings in Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee and overseas in Doha, Qatar, earn […]

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Siemens opens new regional headquarters at Masdar City

Siemens, the global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the energy, infrastructure, industry and healthcare sectors, today inaugurated its new Middle East headquarters at Masdar City – Abu Dhabi’s low-carbon, sustainable city – where Siemens is an anchor tenant. The Siemens building has been designed with sustainable materials and energy efficient technologies, making […]

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Microsoft’s five sustainability predictions for 2014

2013 was a busy year for sustainability activities: more companies purchased more green energy, we saw advances in wind and solar penetration and efficiency, “natural capital” became a better defined and more prominent phrase, and environmental reporting continued to spread to more companies. At Microsoft we made progress as well – from signing our very […]

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Ames Family Hospice House Awarded Prestigious LEED(R) Green Building Certification

Hospice of the Western Reserve announced today that its new 40,000-square foot patient care center, Ames Family Hospice House, has been awarded LEED® Gold certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high […]

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HDR’s Wittmann and Berger Honored as Inaugural LEED Fellows

HDR Architecture’s Michaella Wittmann, LEED AP BD+C, and Lidia Berger IIDA, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, have been named LEED Fellows by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). They were two of 34 professionals to receive the honor this year, the inaugural year of the program. LEED Fellow is the GBCI’s most prestigious professional designation developed to […]

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InterfaceFLOR VP George Bandy Jr. Voted to USGBC Board

George Bandy Jr., Vice President for Sustainability Strategy and Diversity for InterfaceFLOR, has been elected to a three-year term as a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors. Bandy, who has been active in USGBC since the organization’s founding in 1993, has served in leadership capacities on both a national […]

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PepsiCo Leads the Way for Sustainable Building in Russia

PepsiCo’s Frito Lay Manufacturing facility in Azov, Russia has been officially certified as LEED® Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) – the first ever in the company’s European network. What is LEED®? LEED® certification [Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design] is a globally recognized distinction for the design, construction and operation of high […]

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Roche “Building 76” in NJ Awarded LEED Gold

NUTLEY, N.J. — The complete renovation of half the space in a key office building on the Roche campus in Nutley, N.J. has earned the company Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification is the USGBC’s rating and recognition system for designing and constructing […]

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