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Arizona becomes a top state for green building

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Arizona real estate is LEED-ing the way, breaking into the Top 10 in the nation for the most projects per capita certified LEED for its green building initiative. LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building certification program where projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. The… Read More →

Ryan Companies US, Inc. Earns LEED Gold Certification For FBI Phoenix Office

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  The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and Ryan Companies US, Inc. announced that the GSA FBI Phoenix Division Office Building has been awarded LEED Gold certification for new construction by the USGBC. Completed in February 2012, the 225,000 SF facility sits on 12.2 acres at 21711 N. 7th St. in Phoenix. The FBI Phoenix… Read More →

Wells Fargo opens LEED-Silver store in Tempe

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by in Banking | Business News | Green

Wells Fargo announced the opening of its newest Arizona Community Banking store, at 20 E. University St. in Tempe, on June 3.  The 2,249-square-foot location – the 261st Wells Fargo banking store in the state – is designed and built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver standards set by the U.S. Green… Read More →

ASU's ISTB 4 Achieves LEED Gold Certification

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  Arizona State University’s recently opened Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 4 (ISTB 4) research facility was recognized as LEED Gold certified from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). To earn the LEED Gold, the $110M, 7-story ISTB 4 achieved 46 total LEED points under the LEED for New Construction Version 2.2 Rating System. One… Read More →

CBRE Asset Services Earns Recognition for LEED Certified Buildings

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by in Brokerage | Building Green | Business News

CBRE Asset Services was selected a recipient of the inaugural Heavy Metals Awards from the Arizona chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The award acknowledges all certified LEED building owners in the state on their accomplishments, and gives special recognition to others who achieve the highest number of certifications per category. CBRE was… Read More →

DOXA Redevelopment Project Receives LEED Gold Certification

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by in Building Green | Business News

  With 17.8% of the total building materials content, by value, manufactured using recycled products, DOXA was pleased to accept the LEED Gold level certification this month for its newest Phoenix adaptive reuse development project. Located at Buckeye Rd. and 16th St. and once home to the original Smitty’s Grocery store, the 60,000 SF refurbished… Read More →

Managing Downstream And Upstream Risks

Managing Downstream and Upstream Risks
by in Industry Insiders

Examine your company’s cash flow needs and managing downstream and upstream risks Even the strongest, most sophisticated contractor has probably taken a lump or two over the past year as a result of one of the worst stretches the construction industry has seen in decades. Because of these challenges, there are many ways that you… Read More →

Speaker: Melisa Camp ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

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by in Events | Green

Melisa Camp, Go Green Investments Melisa Camp, “The Green Queen,” is CEO of Go Green Investments, Realtor with the GREEN designation, and Consultant on sustainable living. Camp is a LEED Green Associate working toward obtaining the LEED AP-Homes accreditation. She has served as USGBC AZ’s Residential Green Building Advocate since 2009 and educates and raises… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Lifetime Achievement

Mark Wilhelm Lifetime Achievement Az Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: Mark Wilhelm, LEED AP Co-founder, Green Ideas Sustainability Consultants Mark Wilhelm has a long-standing commitment… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Green Innovation

Green Innovation SRP Earthwise - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: SRP EarthWise SRP has a wide variety of sustainable solutions that allow customers to reduce… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Green Advocate

Bonnie Richardson - Green Advocate - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: Bonnie Richardson, LEED AP, Architect & Principal Planner· City of Tempe A passion for sustainable… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Volunteer Of The Year

Amy Stephens Volunteer Of The Year - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: Amy Stephens, Co-Founder · Stephens ID & Associates Amy Stephens volunteers her time, creativity and… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Alternative Mobility

First annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: ECOtality For more than 20 years, ECOtality has been designing revolutionary, fast-charge products that reduce… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Green Processes

General Dynamics Green Processes - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: General Dynamics C4 Systems Scottsdale-based General Dynamics C4 Systems is cutting costs and its environmental… Read More →