Items Tagged with 'LEED'

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Figuring the MPG of a house

The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability in GR verifies LEED certification for homes in all price ranges.

April 11, 2014
The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability talks a lot about MPG — but it’s not referring to cars. Read More

Furniture maker showroom scores world-first certification

November 21, 2013
A furniture manufacturer has captured the first worldwide environmental building recognition of its kind, and the company did it in one of the fastest-growing markets on the globe. Read More

West Michigan tours LEED-certified homes

October 31, 2013
Two nonprofit housing developers in Grand Rapids are playing major roles in the very first regional tour of LEED-certified homes this Saturday. Read More

GVSU’s new Seidman Center earns LEED Gold

University makes concerted effort for sustainability in all new structures.

October 4, 2013
Grand Valley State University has won gold again. Read More

Change Ups: GR CityFlats Hotel achieves LEED Gold

August 16, 2013
The CityFlats Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification. Read More

Grand Rapids hotel wins LEED Gold

August 2, 2013
A hotel in downtown Grand Rapids has become the second hotel in the state to receive a LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Read More

Green Building Council prepares to launch version 4 of LEED

July 26, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council this month approved a significant update to its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. Read More

Smith Haughey expands downtown

July 16, 2013
The law firm Smith Haughey is expanding its footprint in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

USGBC focus shift refuted

June 28, 2013
The June 17, 2013, Grand Rapids Business Journal article “Has USGBC shifted its focus?” presents one opinion of the changes being implemented by the U.S. Green Building Council for being an Accredited Professional and the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system. Read More

Has USGBC shifted its focus?

Local design firm feels council is more concerned about profits than its core mission.

June 14, 2013
Building projects aren’t the only thing the U.S. Green Building Council certifies for LEED. Read More