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In the US, a lot of sports venues like the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons; Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles; State Farm Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks etc. have adopted sustainable practices and achieved green ratings for the same. The latest one to embrace sustainability is the Banc of California Stadium, home […]

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The US Green Building Council (USBGC) recently awarded the prestigious LEED Platinum certification to the newly redeveloped Unilever North America headquarters in New Jersey. LEED Platinum is the highest level of LEED certification for sustainable buildings. The building was assessed across several categories including: location and transportation, sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, […]

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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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