A recent study from researchers at UCLA finds that companies that adopt green standards/practices have employees that are 16% more productive than the average.
In recognition of having pioneered LEED operations and maintenance certification for multi-family housing, the Blair Towns has earned top regional honors.
Casey Middle School in Colorado has taken LEED Plat. in recognition of its many green features, which include a geothermal system and zero-waste cafeteria.
Vivant Brewery in Grand Rapids, Mich. — which features beer in recycled aluminum cans — has claimed the title of the USA’s first LEED certified microbrewery.
The Denver Zoo’s new, LEED-Platinum-certified Toyota Elephant Passage improves the lives of its resident elephants while using their wastes to provide power.
A new green building at the Columbia Theological Seminary, targeting LEED Gold, makes use of innovative daylighting strategies designed just for the classroom.
North Las Vegas’s new City Hall features solar power, high-performance windows, and — outside, in its civic plaza — a fountain w/splash pads for the kids.