CHICAGO — Presence Center for Advanced Care (PCAC) in Chicago has recently received LEED Gold certification on its 380,000-square-foot ambulatory care center, part of Saint Joseph Hospital.Read more
LEWISBURG, Pa. — As schools and universities are realizing the benefits of “green” building on campus, the first LEED Gold building on Bucknell University made its debut last year. Although the building opened in time for the fall 2015 semester, it just recently received formal LEED Gold recognition this year. The 14,100-square-foot MacDonald Commons Building was completed by Northumberland, Pa.-based general contractor Zartman Construction and the Boston office of EYP Architecture/Engineering PC as well as Mid-Penn Engineering Corporation, based in Lewisburg.Read more
DURHAM, N.C. — The design for the new Durham County Courthouse in Durham earned the building a LEED Gold certification and a publication award in the 2014 Justice Facilities Review by the AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice.Read more
SEATTLE — A commercial office building in downtown Seattle is the first building in the country to receive a LEED Dynamic Plaque re-certification.
The 336,000-square-foot building — Dexter Horton — is owned by Gerding Edlen, a property manager and developer based in Portland, Ore. Gerding Edlen partnered with the USGBC on the re-certification, which measures the real time performance of existing LEED-certified buildings for energy, water and waste conservation as well as the building’s tenant experience and use of alternative transportations.Read more
CLEVELAND — GE Lighting, headquartered in Cleveland, recently honored a team of architects for their lighting design at Square Inc., a mobile payments startup company that is based in San Francisco.Read more
MILWAUKEE — Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee earned LEED Gold certification, making it the first hotel in Wisconsin to attain the green building achievement, according to an announcement made May 6.Read more
CHICAGO — The Field Museum in Chicago was awarded LEED Gold certification for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (EB O+M) on March 16.
One of the world’s largest natural history museums, The Field Museum is one of only two museums in the U.S. that has earned LEED-EB O+M Gold certification. It is believed that it is the oldest museum building to achieve LEED.Read more
DALLAS — Opened in August 2014, Marlene Moss Hays Hall is the third and latest residence hall in Texas Christian University ‘s (TCU) new Worth Hills Village development to receive LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)Read more
EUGENE, Ore. — Clean water is essential to beer making. That’s why it was important to Ninkasi Brewing Company in Eugene to install a hybrid green roof system that would improve the quality of water in the areas surrounding the brewery.Read more
CARLISLE, Pa. — Opened this month, the renovation and expansion at Dickinson College’s Kline Center in Carlisle offers students an athletic center that combines fitness amenities with sustainable architecture.Read more