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August 31, 2012

Las Vegas RTC center attains LEED certification

The Bonneville Transit Center becomes only the third building in all of Southern Nevada to achieve Platinum certification, the highest level of recognition from LEED, the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.


April 24, 2012

CTA West Loop headquarters now LEED platinum certified

CTA achieved the status thanks to the efforts of its property manager Transwestern, a commercial real estate services firm that oversees the CTA headquarters facilities.


January 19, 2012

Top 10 states for LEED green buildings

The District of Columbia leads the nation, with more than 31 square feet of LEED-certified space per person in 2011, with Colorado being the leading state, with 2.74 square feet per person in 2011.


September 13, 2011

SEPTA train station receives LEED Silver status

Awarded to the recently rebuilt Fox Chase Regional Rail Station, the first train station in the U.S. to receive the designation. In rebuilding, SEPTA implemented numerous eco-friendly practices, including recycling construction waste materials and using low-pollutant emitting building materials.


March 15, 2011

L.A. Metro building earns prestigious EPA rating

Earned the designation as part of a larger effort to attain a LEED certification for Gateway Headquarters under the U.S. Green Building Council's Existing Building Operations and Maintenance category.


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