Green Building Projects
Kilroy Realty Corporation - Mar 20
Kilroy Realty Corporation's 2260 E. Imperial Highway building in El Segundo, California, earned LEED Core & Shell Silver and features (1) measurement & verification plans; (2) low-flow plumbing fixtures, including waterless urinals; (3) low-emitting finishes; (4) a high-SRI roof; (5) access to public transportation; and (6) increased outside air for ventilation.
PR Newswire / Rivers Casino - Mar 15
Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Illinois, earned LEED Gold, and features (1) LED lighting; (2) green power; (3) skylights and clerestory windows; (4) low-flow fixtures and sensor-controlled faucets; (5) low-VOC finishes; (6) a single-stream recycling plan; and (7) occupant sensor-controlled lighting.
Stanford Graduate School of Business - Mar 15
The Knight Management Center at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in Stanford, California, has been awarded LEED Platinum. The center's sustainability features include: (1) floor-to-ceiling glass to maximize daylight; (2) automated skylights and windows; (3) motion sensors; (4) photovoltaic panels; (5) efficient under-floor air distribution systems; and (6) use of grey water and rainwater.
Sustainable Business Oregon - Mar 14
Killingsworth Station in North Portland, Oregon, earned LEED Platinum certification, a designation that developers say makes it one of the country's greenest condominium projects priced under $300,000 per home. Its green features include: (1) solar-thermal hot water; (2) a green roof; (3) stormwater management features; and (4) sustainable bamboo hardwood floors.
World Interior Design Network - Mar 14
The Robinson Nature Center in Maryland has secured LEED Platinum certification, making it one of the three publically owned and operated buildings in the state to receive the designation. It incorporates many green features, including: (1) solar panels; (2) a green roof; (3) pervious paving to recharge groundwater; and (4) a geothermal HVAC unit.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service - Mar 12
The Forest Service's new district office in Truckee, California, received LEED Gold certification, making it the first LEED certified building for the Forest Service in all of the Pacific Southwest Region (California). Its sustainable features include: (1) natural daylighting; (2) automatic lighting control systems; (3) over three-quarters of on-site generated construction waste diverted from the landfill; (4) recycled products used for structural steel, building insulation, aluminum doors, and other products; (5) over half of the materials were harvested or manufactured regionally; and (6) products used were within healthy indoor environmental standards.
Business Wire / Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation - Mar 13
The Village at Market Creek in San Diego has earned a Silver designation under the LEED Neighborhood Development rating system, making it the third project in the country to receive LEED-ND approval. "LEED-ND certification provides independent, third party verification that a development's location and design meet high standards of environmentally responsible, sustainable development," said Scot Horst, SVP of LEED at the USGBC. The Village plans to transform up to 84 acres of blighted properties into a cultural village that includes residential, commercial and recreational spaces integrated around the Euclid transit hub. The plan includes the creation of 1,000 quality affordable homes, 2,000 jobs and 250 new businesses, 5,500 linear feet of restored wetlands and 1.6 million square feet of new construction.
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