Café Renovation Increases Efficiency

A café at the University of Pennsylvania’s business school recently received LEED Gold certification, a part of the design firm’s overall plan to increase the efficiency.

Chula Vista High School’s Green Renovation

By Katherine Alvarez
Students at a Southern California high school start 2011 off with new green-standard facilities, the result of a $644 million school construction bond program.

$34 Million UON Building Awarded LEED Gold

The University of Nebraska at Omaha achieved LEED Gold certification for Mammel Hall, the new home to the College of Business Administration and the first building in the University of Nebraska system to achieve LEED Gold.

Chatham County Opens New Middle School

The Chatham County School District officially opened its newest school, Margaret B. Pollard Middle School on January 3. The opening of the new campus allowed the 480 students and 50 faculty and staff members to reunite after being split between two schools while construction was completed.

$71 Million Rec Center Opens in Calif.

Wellness, education, leisure and lifestyle were goals for the $71 million, 151,000-square-foot recreational facility at Sacramento State University

Aquatic Facility Targets LEED Silver

The $21 million Center for the Arts and Sciences and Aquatics Facility is targeting LEED Silver with a 24,000-square-foot classroom building, and a 38-meter pool.

Dual-Use Higher Ed. Facility Earns LEED Gold

The University Center, a joint-use facility shared by Valencia Community College and the University of Central Florida, has earned LEED Gold accreditation, adding feathers in the caps to the sustainability programs at both schools.

St. Louis University Completes Major Projects

Work was recently completed at Brauer Hall, a LEED Gold-certified facility, and the BJC Institute of Health at Washington University in St. Louis.

Desert Library Awarded LEED Gold

The first thing that a visitor might notice when stopping by the recently completed $10.6 million Appaloosa Branch Library in Scottsdale is the building’s exterior seems to shift colors.

Green Science: LEED Gold Research Facilities

Two new additions to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Richland campus earned LEED Gold certification from the USGBC.