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Mercedes-Benz Stadium is all set to be the first NFL and MLS stadium to achieve LEED Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council. The Atlanta Falcon’s new home will also be the first sports facility to achieve all water credits available for LEED. The venue’s management has also committed to further restore natural water systems wetlands and […]

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The Midrand Waterfall Development in South Africa will soon receive a couple of world-class, energy-efficient additions aiming for the highest green certification in the country. The first among them, the Schneider Electric office designed by Aevitas Group is a star-shaped structure optimized for a superior energy performance, targeting a LEED Gold certification. Located on a […]

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Arizona-based builder Maracay Homes will be building two upcoming Gilbert and Chandler neighborhoods with plans to have both communities LEED Certified with the U.S. Green Building Council. These homes will consume 30 to 60% less energy as compared to a typical home. Homes at both communities will meet the EPA’s Indoor airPLUS specifications and will include features like: Water-efficient […]

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The Yellowstone Hall at Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for its energy-efficient design and construction. This is the first freshman residence hall built at the university in half a century and was opened in 2016. Among the building’s energy-saving elements is a solar wall to pre-heat hot […]

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India secured third position this year in the US Green Building Council (USGBC) annual ranking of the top 10 countries for LEED. The top slot was won by China which is currently braving alarming pollution levels, followed by Canada. These three countries currently represent more than 33 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, with […]

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“Going Green” is going taller with Taipei 101 skyscraper earning the title this week of world’s Greenest tall building. CBRE and TAIPEI 101 have ushered in a new era for international green buildings, becoming the highest scoring LEED v4 project in the world to-date, and the first to reach the 90 points threshold. TAIPEI 101 […]

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, D.C., has announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes Awards, which recognize projects, architects, developers and homebuilders who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in the residential green building marketplace. In a release, Rick Fedrizzzi, CEO and founder of the USGBC, says, “Homes represent a critical piece […]

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A study has shown that schools built with green building principles or that are certified by LEED produce students that are more environmentally conscientious. The benefits of green buildings have been dutifully researched. They lower our carbon footprint, improve employees’ health, and save companies money. According to new research, they also teach kids to be […]

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Good news: the pace of green building in the hospitality sector is on the rise, and it doesn’t require making any sacrifice in the luxury of your stay away from home! It’s no secret that with operations running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, hotels consume natural resources at […]

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