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FedEx Express Announces That All of Their New Buildings Will Be LEED Certified

FedEx Express Announces That All of Their New Buildings Will Be LEED Certified

FedEx Express just announced that the company is pushing itself from dabbling in environmentally friendly vehicles to making sure their buildings are kind to the environment as well. From here on out all

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Walsh College Achieves LEED Gold Through Innovative Design

Walsh College Achieves LEED Gold Through Innovative Design

Walsh College in Troy, Michigan recently went through unusual lengths to earn its LEED Gold certification. The campus primarily hosts evening classes for mid-career professionals who commute to school

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Pratt Institute Opens Gorgeous LEED Gold Certified Myrtle Hall

Pratt Institute Opens Gorgeous LEED Gold Certified Myrtle Hall

The Pratt Institute, long a leader in sustainable design education, officially opened its new ecotastic digital arts building, complete with a green roof and solar panels. The six-story, 120,000 square

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LEED for Homes Winners are as Affordable as They are Green

LEED for Homes Winners are as Affordable as They are Green

The now famous 100K House in Philadelphia is all about maximizing efficiency and design while squeezing the most out of a small budget. The efforts of developer  Postgreen and designer Interface Studio

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Central California Portola Hotel Remodels To Become LEED Silver

Central California Portola Hotel Remodels To Become LEED Silver

Renovating existing buildings in order to reduce environmental impact can be a daunting task, including a complete overhaul of indoor materials, furnishings, lighting, HVAC systems. Achieving LEED (EB)

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Rainwater-Harvesting Seattle Residences Aiming For LEED Platinum

Rainwater-Harvesting Seattle Residences Aiming For LEED Platinum

Seven private residences are surrounded by a screen wall and vegetation to form a visual an acoustic barrier for the residences. The units are arranged in a V-shape around an interior courtyard and

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ITC Royal Gardenia: The World’s Largest LEED Platinum Hotel

ITC Royal Gardenia: The World’s Largest LEED Platinum Hotel

Bengaluru’s newest seven-star super luxury hotel brings green design to life through its thematic hospitality concept, which is rooted in the historical tradition of its home country, India. Conceived

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Chicago Home Renovation Receives the Most LEED Points Ever Recorded

Chicago Home Renovation Receives the Most LEED Points Ever Recorded

The Chicago, IL Helenowski Residence was gutted and all the inefficient systems, insulation and appliances were removed. Soy based spray foam insulation with no CFCL's was sprayed into the walls for extra

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Quirky Video Explains LEED Buildings to the Queen Of England

Quirky Video Explains LEED Buildings to the Queen Of England

The LEED rating system can be a tricky thing, which is why Xtranormal created this clever video to explain it. The Queen of England is new to the topic and follows along with Sir Leedington to learn

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Power Building in NYC’s Bronx Gets a LEED Gold Overhaul

Power Building in NYC’s Bronx Gets a LEED Gold Overhaul

As part of the Yankee Stadium Redevelopment Project, the Power House Building received a green roof and LEED Gold renovation, turning it into a mixed-use and energy-efficient facility. Located in Mill

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LEED Platinum Student Village Opens at Bastyr University

LEED Platinum Student Village Opens at Bastyr University

Seattle-based CollinsWoerman has designed structures for Bastyr's Center for Natural Health (LEED certified) in the past, before undertaking the new student village project. With a unique layout and

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LEED Platinum Building Planned for AIA NC’s Headquarters

LEED Platinum Building Planned for AIA NC’s Headquarters

While rooftop gardens are fast becoming the norm in major cities like San Francisco and New York, the new headquarters of the North Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects is bringing the

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Bardessono Eco Hotel Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Bardessono Eco Hotel Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Last year, Inhabitat covered the construction of the luxurious Bardessono Hotel in Napa Valley with its cornucopia of environmentally friendly measures -- from automated thermostats and LED lighting to

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Northwest Maritime Center Achieves LEED Gold Certification

Northwest Maritime Center Achieves LEED Gold Certification

The Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend, Washington is promoting and preserving a rich maritime heritage in an equally rich sustainable environment. The center was recently awarded LEED GOLD for

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SOM’s LEED Gold Park Hotel is a Modern Indian Palace

SOM’s LEED Gold Park Hotel is a Modern Indian Palace

The Park Hotel in Hyderabad is distinguished by its impressive facade of perforated metal, which serves as a sun and rain screen that protects the building's high-performance windows. Daylighting,

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LEED Gold Building Made From Repurposed Pickle Barrels

LEED Gold Building Made From Repurposed Pickle Barrels

Old pickle barrels have found new life in the University of Minnesota's Duluth Civil Engineering Building designed by Ross Barney Architects. From the project's onset, sustainable values and eco-friendly

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LEED Gold Veer Towers Soar Over CityCenter in Las Vegas

LEED Gold Veer Towers Soar Over CityCenter in Las Vegas

One reporter has appropriately described the twin condominium buildings as leaning "across one another like a pair of drunken revelers." Others may see the 37-story glass towers as a welcome departure

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Green-Roofed Port of Portland Headquarters Aims for LEED Gold

Green-Roofed Port of Portland Headquarters Aims for LEED Gold

Image © Bruce Forster Photography The 10-story building was inspired by the form of an airplane hull, and it sits right in front of the PDX main terminal on top of a new parking structure. The

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The Modules: LEED Silver Modular Housing At Temple University

The Modules: LEED Silver Modular Housing At Temple University

The five-story building located right next to Temple University's main campus includes a ground floor parking garage, a bike garage, and a maintenance station topped with four stories of apartments and a

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Terraced LEED Platinum Tower is Wrapped in Greenery

Terraced LEED Platinum Tower is Wrapped in Greenery

HKS Inc has proposed a soaring LEED platinum tower for India that is designed to effortlessly blend the indoors and outdoors. Dubbed the ITC Corporate Tower, the breathing white building features a double

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LEED Platinum and Green Roofed SAP America Headquarters

LEED Platinum and Green Roofed SAP America Headquarters

SAP Headquarters joins another LEED certified building on the 110 acre campus of SAP America, which is surrounded by a wooded area. Offices to the north enjoy sweeping views of the woods, while the south

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LEED Platinum Boulder House First in US to Use German System

LEED Platinum Boulder House First in US to Use German System

While a relatively new concept in the US, the German company Weberhaus has long been developing prefab house construction technology for 50 years. Designed by Studio H:T Architects the 2002 Alpine House

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Omega Center Achieves LEED Platinum Certification!

Omega Center Achieves LEED Platinum Certification!

We've been closely following the Omega Center for Sustainable Living in upstate New York, and we're thrilled to announce that this week the state-of-the-art environmental education center and natural

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Belles Townhomes: SF’s First LEED Platinum Multi-Family Housing

Belles Townhomes: SF’s First LEED Platinum Multi-Family Housing

LivingHomes collaborated with Kieran Timberlake to design the seven townhomes for the Presidio, making this their first foray into building multi-family residences. The project was developed by Forest

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Winning LEED Platinum Home Designs to be Built in New Orleans

Winning LEED Platinum Home Designs to be Built in New Orleans

A panel of ten jurors selected the four winning designs out of 49 entries from around the country. Two of the entries were from emerging professionals and the other two were student led design projects.

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LEED Certified Forest City Opens This Week in SF’s Presidio

LEED Certified Forest City Opens This Week in SF’s Presidio

The Presidio is a kind of unique beast: once an army base, now a national park. Its managing foundation, The Presidio Trust, has been federally funded since its inception, but that funding has decreased

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Pacific Ridge High School Goes for LEED Gold

Pacific Ridge High School Goes for LEED Gold

Pacific Ridge, a private high school located in Carlsbad, CA is aiming to be one of the most energy-efficient and sustainable campuses in the country, seeking LEED for Schools Gold certification.

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LEED Gold Community Springs up in Hunters Point, SF

LEED Gold Community Springs up in Hunters Point, SF

Located along the highly anticipated Third Street Light Rail in San Francisco’s Bayview District, the project is part of a larger transit-oriented development that will set the precedent for future

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Gehry’s Santa Monica Place Goes Green With LEED Renovation

Gehry’s Santa Monica Place Goes Green With LEED Renovation

The $265-million makeover, turned Gehry's 1980 enclosed three story structure into an outdoor mall experience that's on its way to LEED Silver.

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New LEED Gold Old Faithful Education Center in Yellowstone

New LEED Gold Old Faithful Education Center in Yellowstone

Image © Justin Lubke/Yellowstone Park Foundation Since four out of every five visitors to the National Park make a stop to see Old Faithful spout into the air, the education center does its best to

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