LEED – GBRI
 

A pilot program sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council aims to make the Atlantic Beach Florida’s first certified LEED city. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green building rating system used in over 160 countries around the world and LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement. Shane Corbin, Director of Planning and […]

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An increasing number of businesses are realising the importance of installing rainwater harvesting systems to conserve water and reduce stormwater fees. Rainwater harvesting is an opportunity to collect water from roofs and reuse it, keeping it onsite, which eliminates a huge portion of stormwater runoff, according to David Crawford, president of the American Rainwater Catchment […]

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Infosys, a world renowned technology services and consulting company has announced that its campus in Pune has achieved the highest level of green rating for buildings by being awarded The LEED Platinum certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The 114-acre campus comprises of office buildings, residential training facilities, food courts, health and fitness […]

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Recognizing its environmental accomplishments, Citi Tower, Hong Kong was awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is the highest internationally-recognized rating a building can earn from the authoritative certification body in green building practices. This is the latest Citi-owned building to win the prestigious award. Citi Tower is on the waterfront of Kwun Tong, […]

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MetLife Real Estate secured the LEED certification for three office buildings in the Waterford at Blue Lagoon office park in Miami. MetLife invested $3.5 million in the three office buildings, along with assistance from brokerage firm- Cushman & Wakefield. The U.S. Green Building Council granted the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) designation for the office […]

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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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