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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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Green building guru David Gottfried sells green home

How difficult is it to make a neglected 1915 home a green gem? In a forthcoming memoir, a green building guru describes how such a renovation can be stressful, costly and prolonged. David Gottfried wanted to “walk the talk” so about 15 years after co-founding the private U.S. Green Building Council, he set out to […]

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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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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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