TITLE

Going for LEED gold

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Valerie
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);8/25/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 34, pP33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 2008 Green Awards Small Private Project of the Year recipient Core Construction in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is indicated that the building of Core Construction is up for certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Extra cost of the building in order to make it green and sustainable is from 5% to 10%, but the company's president is not complaining, as he believes it is worth it. Features of the building such as use of denim jeans for insulation are mentioned.
ACCESSION #
34154938

 

Related Articles

  • The Not-So-Subtle Art of Green Bashing. Dixon, Chris // Walls & Ceilings;May2012, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p38 

    The author discusses an article in "The Vancouver Sun" stating unsubstantiated and unjustified green building claims. He argues that the claims in the article are misleading and can create fear about green building strategies. Also discussed is the British Columbia Construction Association...

  • Flip-flop occurring in world of environmental building. Daly, Pete // Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/18/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p14 

    The article reports the upswing in Leadership in Energy and Engineering Design-Existing Buildings projects (LEED) in the U.S. Introduced in 2008, LEED-EB projects have surpassed LEED-certified work on new construction by 23-million square feet as of 2011. The trend is expected to continue in...

  • Long Island lays down the green law. Solnik, Claude // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);6/6/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 28, p7B 

    The article reports on the move of local officials in Long Island, New York to incorporate the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) into a law on all construction projects in the area. According to the article, the Town of Babylon has aggressively integrated the legislation in...

  • The Pinnacle at Symphony Place Celebrates LEED Gold Certification.  // Tennessee Tribune;7/21/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p2B 

    The article offers information on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification awarded to the Pinnacle at Symphony Place in Nashville, Tennessee for its one-acre green roof terrace garden, presented by Nashville City Mayor Karl Dean.

  • New PSC building gets green-design award.  // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;9/18/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 221, pA1 

    The article announces that the Paul Smith's College (PSC) building has received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for its sustainable design in New York.

  • Modern Green - Building Fire Protection. Houghton, Kate // Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2009, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p34 

    The article reports on the importance of fire-suppression system in earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credits in the U.S. It indicates that fire protection is essential in building design and construction. Moreover, it also notes that it is important to distinguish the...

  • Good News For Green Building.  // Plumbing & Mechanical;Jan2009, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p12 

    The article discusses the benefits on the use of green building in the building industry in the U.S. For the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has used sustainable building, the company measures the achievement in sustainable design using Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design...

  • LOW-VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND EMITTING, RECYCLED MATERIALS ADORN NEW PCA OFFICES.  // Concrete Products;Nov2007, Vol. 110 Issue 11, p26 

    The article reports that the Portland Cement Association (PCA) has gained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Commercial Interiors (CI) Silver certification for its offices situated in Washington, D.C. Accordingly, LEED certification for Commercial Interiors focuses on the...

  • LEEDing construction safety a Natural Step. Ivanovich, Michael // Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Jun2008, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p7 

    The article focuses on the Natural Step framework for sustainability and safety in the construction industry. The author notes that LEED NC version 2.2 does not have a prerequisite for safe work sites. A fourth element of the Framework states that in a sustainable society, people are not subject...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics