Posts Tagged ‘ LEED ’

First ever LEED Gold Certification for Norwalk Community College

Apr 16th, 2013 | By

The new building and renovations at NCC was designed for the Nursing & Allied NCC North Elevation from Commons at NightHeath program, science laboratories, faculty offices and a fitness facility. The project started construction in February 2010 and in one and half years, the project was completed and opened its doors for the 2011 Fall Semester.

CT to help building owners sell power

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

Residential and commercial developers planning on installing renewable energy at their properties have hit a roadblock erected by Connecticut’s regulators and utilities seeking to prevent landlords from becoming mini-utilities unto themselves. Click on this environmental headline for more more about this story from Brad Kane of Hartford Business Journal.

Conn. debuts green building tax credit

Oct 3rd, 2012 | By

Connecticut is readying to award tax credits for “green” buildings, with the application requiring a $10,000 nonrefundable fee, and the state reserving the right not to award a tax credit if “in the best interest of the state.” Developers are eligible for the credit whose commercial properties meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in

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Cancer Center receives LEED nod

Nov 29th, 2011 | By

Over Thanksgiving, the Smilow Cancer Hospital became the first Yale health care facility to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification. Though the hospital received the lowest of LEED’s four certification levels — the “certified level” — the hospital’s president and CEO, Marna Borgstrom, said it is unusual for health care facilities to receive

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GE Achieves Rare LEED-Platinum Rating for New Data Center

Aug 23rd, 2011 | By

General Electric lifted the curtain this morning on a $48-million project to make the data center serving its global appliances and lighting business leaner, greener and more capable of growth.

New Canaan Pre-Civil War home achieves LEED gold certification

Nov 22nd, 2010 | By

The Augusta Simon Homestead, circa 1860, named for the artist who painted under the name of Grandma Moses has been certified LEED Gold under the Green Business League assessment and Green Home Certitifion Program. The home is rich in history from tales for helping people during the Civil war, like old rooms in the basement

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New Univ of New Haven dorm meets high efficiency LEED standards

Nov 7th, 2010 | By

The residence hall is the first building on UNH’s campus to achieve LEED certification. The building, based on a blueprint to incorporate various energy efficiency measures, has obtained LEED Gold Certification.

Yale, in the age of total plant warfare

Oct 28th, 2010 | By

Yale stated in its recently released Sustainable Strategic Plan that the university will experiment with native plants on campus within the next three years.