The new Lady Bird Johnson Middle School slated to open to students in August of 2011 in Texas features geothermal, solar and wind energy to create the largest net-zero school in the nation.
The three founding partners of the widely used LEED certification for green buildings recently announced the launch of a new certification for neighborhoods, LEED for Neighborhood Development.
A recently designed infill home in Fort Worth, Texas was given LEED Platinum status for a variety of sustainable features, including Energy Star windows and a tankless water heater.
A green development currently under construction by DB + Partners in California features townhouses and apartments outfitted with eco-friendly features such as solar power and LEED certification.
The Miapolis is a planned and sustainable 3200-feet-tall “city within a city” which would create nearly 80,000 jobs and will provide housing and retail spaces for thousands of occupants.
A new prefabricated home built out of 100 sf triangular modules can be customized for a wide range of applications, offering LEED Platinum certification and a host of green options.
TD Bank, a large commercial bank on the east coast of the United States, plans to begin opening LEED certified branches later this year, targeting 2011 and beyond for all future green bank construction.