Tag: LEED

LEED stands for green building leadership. LEED is transforming the way we think about how buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated across the globe.

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NITEHAWK SWEEPERS
The next generation Osprey II is engineered to perform in the most diverse operating environments. Built on a low-profile conventional chassis, this sweeper can excel in any location. Thirty-five years of inspired design and field testing have culminated in the best-in-class sweeping performance of the Osprey II. The advanced

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UNI-GROUP USA
Manufactured nationwide by local UNI manufacturers, Eco-Priora permeable interlocking concrete pavers infiltrate stormwater runoff and save money by combining parking and detention. Eco-Priora reduces impacts on combined storm/sewer systems, mitigates runoff volumes and peak flows, and qualifies for LEED and other green rating systems credits. Eco-Priora is available in

Looking Back—and Forward—in Biloxi

Looking Back—and Forward—in Biloxi

On August 29, 2005, the wind along the Gulf Coast was blowing with unprecedented force; water levels from storm surge were rising to record levels. Hurricane Katrina swept through, causing damage on a scale that had not been seen there since 1969’s Hurricane Camille, three and a half decades earlier.

St. Louis Sings the Blues

St. Louis Sings the Blues

St. Louis has been singing the blues for some time—not only musically, but also over stormwater. The city has had combined sewer overflows (CSOs) into the Mississippi River and backed up basement drains in the neighborhoods closest to the river along the city’s eastern edge, causing flooding and pollution

City of Oceanside Strikes Sustainable Gold  Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility earns  U.S. Green Building LEED Gold certification

City of Oceanside Strikes Sustainable Gold Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility earns U.S. Green Building LEED Gold certification

 

The City of Oceanside hosted a grand opening on November 8 to celebrate the City’s first LEED-certified project. The new Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility Operation Building, located at 215 Fireside Drive, achieved LEED Gold certification through the LEED green building program.

The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED green building program is the

Nestlé Waters Continues to Lead as Sacramento and Livermore Factories Achieve Prestigious Water Conservation Certification

Nestlé Waters Continues to Lead as Sacramento and Livermore Factories Achieve Prestigious Water Conservation Certification

Commits to certifying 20 bottling sites by Alliance for Water Stewardship worldwide by 2020

Nestlé Waters North America announced today that its Sacramento and Livermore, Calif., factories have received certification for meeting the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Created by industry leaders and prominent environmental conservation groups such

Geothermal Heat Pump Technology

Geothermal Heat Pump Technology

Although mankind and nature can seem to be at odds with each other, sometimes human intervention is needed to protect and maintain the beauty and utility of the natural world—and human inventions can help keep new development sustainable.

The Selection Process

The Selection Process

When municipalities face the demands of projects that are typically out of their scope of work, they turn to outside consultants to help them reach their objectives. These goals can span the range from enormously challenging, such as coping with natural disasters, to assistance in day-to-day administration, writing new ordinances,

Innovations in Smart Window Coverings

Innovations in Smart Window Coverings

Prior to the fourth century A.D., windows were typically holes in walls, usually covered with animal hides, cloth, wood, or shutters. In some places, translucent animal horns, thin slices of marble, or even paper were set in frameworks of wood, iron, or lead.

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