July 24, 2017

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Chicago Named Nation’s Greenest City in CBRE Study

Published: Jul 07, 2017 – 02:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Jul. 07 /CSRwire/ - After placing second last year, the Chicago market claimed the top spot with 66% of its space qualified as green certified according to the fourth annual Green Building Adoption Index study by CBRE and Maastricht University. San...

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Approves SCS Global Services as Third Party Certifier for Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products

Published: Jun 22, 2017 – 02:45 PM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that it is now approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a Third Party Certifier (TPC) for the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products, commonly referred...

LPL Financial's Carolinas Campus Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Published: May 30, 2017 – 01:00 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 30 /CSRwire/ - Leading retail investment advisory firm and independent broker/dealer LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today announced that the firm's Carolinas campus has earned LEED Gold certification for its innovation...

The International WELL Building Institute™ and ILFI Partner on “Crosswalk” to Align Two​ ​Ratings Systems

Published: May 29, 2017 – 09:50 AM EST

SEATTLE, May 29 /CSRwire/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), have agreed to work collaboratively to promote the design, construction and operation of healthy and restorative buildings. The two organizations will work together to identify...

Health Product Declaration® (HPD) Collaborative Releases HPD Open Standard Version 2.1

Published: May 16, 2017 – 01:50 PM EST

WAKEFIELD, Mass., May 16 /CSRwire/ - The Health Product Declaration (HPD) Collaborative announced today a "dot release" of its HPD Open Standard - Version 2.1. This revision incorporates ease-of-use features to streamline creation and use of HPDs, and other improvements that enhance the...

Delos™ Invests in Finnish Smart Green Wall Company Naava and Introduces Cutting Edge Technology to U.S. Market

Published: Apr 27, 2017 – 03:25 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - Delos, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announces a strategic investment and collaboration with Naava, a Finnish health technology firm that specializes in the development of smart active green walls, further exemplifying Delos' mission to...

Do You Support the Sustainable Tenants’ Leasing Principles?

Published: Apr 25, 2017 – 05:00 AM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., , Apr. 25 /CSRwire/ - As Earth Day approached, more than half a dozen world leading firms came together to make it clear to the landlord industry that they value more sustainable and healthy leased space. Top companies jointly endorsed a...

Microgrid Design to Boost Energy Resilience at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Published: Mar 23, 2017 – 03:56 PM EST

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Mar. 23 /CSRwire/ - Black Veatch is partnering with the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to design and assess the financial and energy efficiency impacts of a microgrid in Buffalo, N.Y. The microgrid will provide resilient, clean energy for the 120-acre...

Green Standards Manages Diversion of GM Office Assets; Boosts Crowdfunding Campaign for Urban Farm in Detroit

Published: Mar 14, 2017 – 01:35 PM EST

-Green Standards oversees landfill diversion of tens of thousands of GM office assets including in-kind donations to community -More than 30 nonprofits have benefited and 1,500 tons have been diverted from landfill to date -Company donation of $4,500 boosts crowdfunding effort for Michigan...

Trane and GWCCA Unveil Convention Center Upgrades Expected to Reduce Energy Use by More Than a Third

Published: Mar 02, 2017 – 04:04 PM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - Leaders from Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) unveiled upgrades to the Atlanta convention center this week which are...

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