Articles Tagged with ''LEED''

Do No Harm: Protecting IAQ In Health Care Settings

Day-to-day operations and the occasional renovation create two sets of distinct threats to IAQ and patient health.
July 1, 2013
Day-to-day operations and the occasional renovation create two sets of distinct threats to IAQ and patient health. From monitoring stations and magnehelic pressure gauges to multiple resources for design and O&M guidance, the author points to recent projects and current wisdom to create a valuable resource.
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LEED Earth program offering free certification

June 18, 2013

The U.S. Green Building Council has launched a new campaign offering free LEED certification to the first projects to certify in the 114 countries where LEED has yet to take root.


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LEED certification recommended for all GSA buildings

May 3, 2013

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification has been recommended as the best measure for building efficiency for all GSA buildings.


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AABC seminar to focus on HVAC system performance

April 30, 2013

“Optimizing HVAC System Performance” is the title of an upcoming regional seminar from AABC. The Associated Air Balance Council will bring the one-day seminar to the Hilton Baltimore on May 17.


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Air handler helps wire manufacturer reach LEED® Platinum

Installing a new air handler allows factory to save 20% in energy costs and 88% in water consumption.
April 25, 2013
When Encore Wire, a manufacturer of copper electrical wire and cable was ready to expand, they knew they wanted sustainability to feature prominently in the design of their new building.
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Free guide to green colleges available

April 22, 2013

The Princeton Review has published the fourth annual edition of its free guidebook showcasing the most environmentally responsible green colleges.


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DBIA expands online education offerings

April 8, 2013
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is adding a new online course. "Design-Build Sustainability" assumes the student has a basic knowledge of the various project delivery methods and preferably has taken the Fundamentals of Project Delivery course offered by DBIA.
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LEED® software: Integrated Environmental Solutions

December 24, 2012
Integrated Environmental Solutions has release its LEED® Workflow Management Software IES TaP for LEED 2009.
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How The Culture Of Inefficiency Is Outfoxing LEED®, ASHRAE, And Efficiency Programs

November 9, 2012
How many energy-efficient or certified buildings are not living up to the label? Very, very many, if this Ohio commissioning/auditing firm’s experience is close to typical. They report on common weaknesses in efficiency strategies and on real-life patterns of upgrades gone wrong across an array of equipment types. While flaws in well-intentioned processes remain, a more careful investment of human energy can still yield the desired reduction in building energy.
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VE-Navigator for LEED®: IES

October 15, 2012

Promotion provides customers the opportunity to gain valuable experience in preparation for the LEED v4 launch.


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