Items Tagged with 'LEED'


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

Street Talk: Wege went green before it was cool

We all scream.

July 11, 2014
It’s quite possible that even before anyone knew the South American rainforests were in trouble, Peter Wege already was lending a helping hand. Read More

Architecture firm wins platinum for downtown office

July 2, 2014
An architecture and engineering firm has resurrected a long-vacant downtown building into its home and a model of sustainable design. Read More