Articles Tagged with ''LEED''

The Scene of the Crime

Whether it’s the quiet riot of info overload or some felony act of inadvertent inefficiency, your perfectly nice facility is almost certainly the silent victim of performance malfeasance.
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LEED®: Aquatherm

The company has published a LEED® reference guide.


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The Learning Space Of The Future

Apparently, it’s already here.
“The amount of technology in today’s learning space would shock most adults who have not stepped foot in a classroom or library since finishing college or high school.”
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LEED® documentation: CertainTeed

CertainTeed has launched a new online tool to simplify LEED documentation for its products.


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Innovation in Renovation: A Hunt for Gold

What does a full-scale modernization on a 90-yr-old federal building and courthouse look like when it aims for federal energy goals and LEED status? Chiller plant and hot water/boiler overhauls are just the start. Aggressive lighting and water treatment/conservation strategies also contribute to the GSA’s effort to throw the book at this Alabama retrofit.
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USGBC lists states with most LEED®-certified projects per capita

The USGBC has released its 2011 list of top 10 states for LEED®-certified commercial and institutional green buildings per capita, based on the U.S. 2010 Census information. The District of Columbia leads the nation, with more than 31 sq ft of LEED-certified space per person in 2011, with Colorado being the leading state, with 2.74 sq ft per person in 2011.
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HIGHER PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS

"High-performance building” is a broadly used term that describes a well designed, efficient, and environmentally friendly facility.
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Reinforces value in submetering

Survey: building performance, tenant satisfaction higher in sustainable buildings

New findings unveiled from CBRE multi-year study with University of San Diego and McGraw-Hill construction
New findings unveiled from CBRE multi-year study with University of San Diego and McGraw-Hill construction.
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BIM and Educational Projects

In this overview of building information modeling, the authors review how BIM helped in three different projects, often with particular usage- and efficiency-based HVAC demands. While BIM’s space management skills can reduce costly changeorders and building design “clashes” ahead of time, in at least one instance, using BIM actually influenced the HVAC strategy for the better, too. See how HGA Architects and Engineers has used this to become a “model” firm.
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Precious Metal: Cogeneration And Cooperation At Oregon State

The first university cogen plant in the U.S. to earn LEED® Platinum certification, the OSU Energy Center succeeded via consistently efficiency-minded design and an exceptional level of analysis and teamwork in the commissioning process. Fuel flexibility, staff training, and a projected $650,000 annual savings didn’t hurt, either.
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