Taipei 101 receives top LEED honor as world's tallest green building – Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, July 7 (CNA) Taipei 101 was awarded the top honor Thursday of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) building rating system, achieving the highest level of Platinum in the category of Operation and Maintenance of an Existing Building. LEED is a green building certification program based on a rating system for the […]

US Green Building Council introduces risk assessment Leed credit – Chemical Watch (subscription)

27 May 2016 / Building products, Standards, United States Kelly Franklin Editor, North America The US Green Building Council (USGBC) has introduced a new pilot credit for Leed v4 that encourages the assessment of human health exposure scenarios for products during their installation and use phases. The pilot credit – Building material human hazard and exposure assessment – awards a point […]

Quest Diagnostics Marlborough Lab Earns LEED Green Building Certification – PR Newswire (press release)

MADISON, N.J., March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that its state of the art clinical laboratory in Marlborough, Mass., has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from  the U.S. Green Building Council. The 209,000 square foot lab serves as […]

Grange Insurance Awarded LEED® Green Building Silver Certification – PR Newswire (press release)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Grange Insurance announced today that it has been awarded the prestigious LEED® Silver certification for its corporate headquarters at 671 South High Street. The project was certified under the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (LEED EB: O&M) system, which evaluates maintenance programs, water and energy usage, purchasing […]

Lincolnshire firm gains LEED green building certification – Chicago Daily Herald

LINCOLNSHIRE — Van Vlissingen and Company announced that its 300 Knightsbridge Parkway office building has been awarded LEED Silver certification. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the foremost program for buildings, homes, and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved […]

Omnova Solutions HQ building earns LEED certified status from US Green … – Crain’s Cleveland Business

By CRAIN’S CLEVELAND BUSINESS The new Beachwood headquarters building of polymer/specialty chemicals company Omnova Solutions (NYSE: OMN) has earned LEED certified status from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, recognizes best-in-class sustainable building strategies and practices. In a news release announcing the LEED certified status, Omnova […]

Hawaii ranks sixth state in nation for LEED green building per capital – West Hawaii Today

The U.S. Green Building Council recently released its annual ranking of the Top 10 States in the nation for LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system, with the state of Hawaii placing sixth. The per-capita list highlights states throughout the country that are making impactful strides in sustainable building design, […]

Stone Hill Church of Princeton Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building … – Packet Online

October 3, 2014 (Princeton, NJ) – Stone Hill Church of Princeton announced today that it has been awarded LEED® certification.  The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes, and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained, and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. […]

Competition for LEED: GBI’s Green Globes Shakes Up Building Certification – ArchDaily

The Clinton Presidential Center, in Little Rock, Arkansas, designed by Polshek Partnership and Hargreaves Associates received a rating of Two Green Globes from the GBI. Image © Timothy Hursley Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), with its advantages and disadvantages, has dominated the green building certification market for a long time. But now alternatives […]