Items Tagged with 'LEED'


Homebuilders win Power Builder award

July 28, 2016
A pair of homebuilders in the region have won a Power Builder award from a national council focused on sustainable building. Read More

Cleaning distributor HQ wins gold — again

November 27, 2015
A distributor of cleaning products has won gold again for energy-efficient operations at its 114,000-square-foot headquarters and distribution center in the region. Read More

Food distributor wins silver for HQ

October 1, 2015
A food distributor’s 384,000-square-foot headquarters has received a LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Read More

University student center wins LEED Gold

September 23, 2015
A university in the region has brought home gold for a $34-million renovation of its student center. Read More

City building earns LEED status

January 8, 2015
A City of Grand Rapids building recently underwent a retrofit that has earned it a LEED Certified designation from a national building council. Read More

Building council names university best green school in US

December 25, 2014
A university in the region is the best green builder of its kind in the nation and an “ideal example” to other schools. Read More

University wins silver for $1.7M construction project

October 23, 2014
A university in the region has cut the energy usage at its honors college by 50 percent after a $1.7-million renovation and expansion project that earned the school its latest LEED certification. Read More

University wins platinum for library

September 19, 2014
A college library has been designated the first LEED Platinum library in the state. Read More

Change Ups: WMU Sangren Hall earns LEED gold

August 22, 2014
Western Michigan University’s 230,000-square-foot Sangren Hall on the Kalamazoo campus was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Read More

$60M university hall earns gold

August 7, 2014
A university is pointing out to visitors that a hall on campus is its latest LEED-certified building — delivering $345,000 in annual savings. Read More