Manufacturing facility earns LEED gold

The North American Uponor Headquarters Annex manufacturing facility has achieved LEED gold certification, according to a release. The new 90,000-square-foot building supports the lean manufacturing operations for Uponor’s PEX plumbing, fire safety, radiant heating and cooling, hydronic piping,and pre-insulated piping...

10 ways to save on your next water bill

10 ways to save on your next water bill

Dealing with high water bills or rate hikes? Here are 10 ways to save water, and money on your next water bill, according to water conservation firm WaterSignal: 1. Install low-flow plumbing fixtures: Low-flow water fixtures are sink faucets, shower heads and toilets that use less water than older, traditional models.

Winnipeg school named Canada's greenest

Winnipeg school named Canada's greenest

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools has named Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the winner of the annual CaGBC Greenest School in Canada competition. In the heart of a new neighborhood...

DOE recognizes Las Vegas Sands for efficiency upgrades

DOE recognizes Las Vegas Sands for efficiency upgrades

The U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge has recognized Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Honolulu condo project achieves historic LEED certification

Symphony Honolulu has become the first new 400-foot tall high-rise residential condominium building in Hawaii to achieve certification under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), according to a release. Developed by OliverMcMillan, Symphony Honolulu...

Whirlpool buildings awarded LEED certifications

Whirlpool buildings awarded LEED certifications

Whirlpool Corp. has been recognized by the U.S.

Indian IT building earns second highest green rating

Indian IT building earns second highest green rating

The SIERRA ODC building looks like any other IT office from the outside. No posh or massive structure, but if you enter the office complex of this Coimbatore, India-based IT solutions company, you realize what “green building” means. The facility...

D.C. United announce $25 million record PACE deal

D.C. United announce $25 million record PACE deal

Washington, D.C.’s professional soccer team has closed on the nation’s largest clean-funding deal. D.C. United, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Department of Energy and Environment announced the $25 million private clean energy funding package for installation of state-of-the-art energy and...

South Africa’s first Green Star museum eco-friendly literary treasure

South Africa’s first Green Star museum eco-friendly literary treasure

One of South Africa’s literary treasures has transformed into an eco-friendly gem. Designed by Intsika Architects, the National English Literary Museum is the first five-star Green Star-certified Public & Education building in the country, reports Inhabitat. Located in the university...

Overstock.com HQ earns LEED gold certification

Overstock.com HQ earns LEED gold certification

Overstock.com’s corporate headquarters, known as Peace Coliseum, has been awarded LEED gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, reports Home Furnishings Building. The LEED program (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the foremost program for buildings, homes and...

Denver apartments earn LEED gold

Denver apartments earn LEED gold

A Denver apartment building has earned LEED gold certification, according to a release. Coda Apartments was developed by Zocalo Community Development and Principal Real Estate Investors. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the United...

University of Kentucky means business; earns LEED gold

University of Kentucky means business; earns LEED gold

The University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics Building has been certified LEED gold by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Fla. health care campus earns LEED gold

Fla. health care campus earns LEED gold

Lakeland Regional Health’s recently opened Grasslands campus has earned LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, which recognizes buildings that are designed and built and operated “for improved environmental and human health performance.“ Construction of the Grasslands campus...

Abu Dhabi oil company's HQ nets LEED gold

The Abu Dhabi National Oil headquarters on Abu Dhabi's Corniche has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification in the category of building design and construction. The facility uses more than 4,000 liters of recycled grey-water...

Nashville apartment complex hits high note with LEED gold

Nashville apartment complex hits high note with LEED gold

Green building officials are signing the praises of an apartment complex in the home of country music. The Terra House Apartments in Nashville, Tenn., has achieved LEED gold certification under LEED for Homes. The complex is a 194-­unit, mixed-use apartment building on they city’s Rolling Mill Hill, according to a release from the U.S.

Eco-friendly Scottsdale Airport center opens

Eco-friendly Scottsdale Airport center opens

The Airport Operations Center at Scottsdale Airport has opened, serving as the hub for monitoring daily operations including safety, security and maintenance of the airfield. The building is a state-of-the-art facility and also environmentally friendly, according to a release from...

Vietnam's 'Forest in the Sky' apartment building topped with 50,000 trees

Vietnam's 'Forest in the Sky' apartment building topped with 50,000 trees

A planned lush residential complex in Hanoi takes green living to the extreme. More than 50,000 trees, shrubs and colorful flowering vines were used to cover the Forest in the Sky building in Vietnam, virtually camouflaging it into the surrounding...

Ore. university gets on sustainability fitness plan

Ore. university gets on sustainability fitness plan

The renovation of the campus fitness center at Williamette University in Salem, Ore., has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The university says the upgrade of the Sparks Fitness Center included salvaging existing materials and installing...

Outdated concrete building transformed Into sustainability standout

Outdated concrete building transformed Into sustainability standout

An abandoned Rhode Island property has been given new life through a transformation that has earned the structure, now an office building, LEED gold status. The 305,000-square-foot building had been vacant since 2009, reports Facility Executive. It was then turned...

10 water-saving tips for early spring

10 water-saving tips for early spring

As winter quickly draws to a close, the time has come to inspect the damage caused by the past few months of freezing temperatures, ice and snow. With the inevitable annual thaw in mind, water conservation firm WaterSignal has compiled...

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