Green Building News: First BREEAM USA In-Use Awarded, T-Mobile Arena Achieves LEED Gold – Environmental Leader

The first BREEAM USA In-Use certified building is The Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks, California. The green building standard, administered by BRE America, measures and monitors environmental performance in existing facilities. BREEAM, which has been used in the UK and Europe for almost two dozen years, launched in the US in June 2016. BRE […]

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 […]