The use of energy efficient products, recycled materials and sustainable and green building practices can help a company or organization obtain a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
The recently completed plans for renovation of the Darien, Connecticut YMCA have led many in the community to applaud the local government and project architects, as the new facility will combine energy efficiency and safe comfort for children who enter the building.
New York Institute of Technology architecture and design students used their flair for sustainable and modern design to transform a Police Athletic League boxing gym in Freeport, New York, into a community destination for fitness and health education.
The construction of the new Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department in Brazil, Indiana, is set to finish at the end of June, as the building crews are finishing the last minute work on the energy efficient structure.
Poultry producers may be able to achieve energy savings of more than 30 percent by using radiant heating systems.
The Winnipeg Beach campground will be able to offer a higher level of comfort to its visitors, as the facility received an energy efficient upgrade as a way to limit overall costs while also improving the customer experience.
The Tacoma, Washington Center for Urban Waters recently secured Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification due to the building's use of energy efficient products and technology.
The new training facility for the Mississauga, Ontario, fire and emergency services personnel was officially opened on May 8, as the civil servants went into the building to inspect the highly-energy efficient structure following a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The city of Cheyenne, Wyoming, will benefit from recent energy efficient improvements that were made to buildings in its metropolitan areas, as the operating costs and consumption levels of its commercial structures were dramatically reduced.
The New Albany-Plain Local School District in Ohio will soon have an outdoor classroom on its campus as part of a new construction project in the county.