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SOMERSET SQUARE was the first privately owned LEED building in Saint John. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy, and Environmental Design. It is a gold rated building adding tremendous value to the North End of Saint John. 146 more words

Commercial Real Estate

#UAE a #leader in #green #building, says #US trade body

The UAE has been named as one of the top 10 markets for green building space by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

The USGBC, a not-for profit organisation, oversees the Leed (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building rating system. 345 more words

Green Buildings

미국 친환경 자재 시장은 계속적으로 확대

BCC 연구 보고서에 의하면 미국 친환경 자재 시장은 2013년에는 $40.0 billion 이었고, 2014년에는 $43.8 billion으로 상승하였습니다. 그리고 2014년에서 2019년까지 이 시장은 연평균 성장률 9.5%를 기록하면서 거의 $69.0 billion 이 될 것으로 예상하고 있습니다. 16 more words

News

USBGC'S TOP 10 LEED LIST IS OUT

2015 is shaping up to be a crucial year for the sustainability movement, and that includes the Green Building industry. There are LEED projects in more than 150 countries and territories, representing every continent except for Antarctica. 76 more words

Sustainability

The #UAE Ranks Eighth Among Top 10 Countries for #LEED #Green #Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the United Arab Emirates ranked eighth on USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 Countries for LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. 810 more words

Green Buildings

Revealed: the Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building Certification in 2015 [infographic]

There are LEED projects in more than 150 countries and territories, representing every continent except for Antarctica. LEED is being used in highly industrialized nations and newly developing ones, and LEED is helping to demonstrate the enormous power and potential of the emerging green economy. 342 more words

Featured

(Not So) Plumb Crazy

You might think that running the plumbing into a house would be a pretty straight-forward matter: we know where the sinks and showers and toilets are going to go, so just run the tubes there and it’s done, right? 583 more words

Construction