The French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is the military’s first LEED Platinum-certified dining facility.
The mess hall opened on May 20 and serves up to 22,000 meals per day. The base and surrounding community is home to a population of about 170,000 people, including active duty, dependent, retiree and civilian employees.
The Energy Department issued a final rule on Oct. 10 that requires new and retrofitted federal buildings to verify energy and water performance through green building certification systems in the private sector.
ARCOM, a provider of building specification tools, and GreenWizard, a company that helps track green-building progress, are combining their resources to help architects identify products and materials that will fulfill green-building goals.
When DirecTV launched a massive renovation project in 2011 for its headquarters in El Segundo, the satellite television provider aimed high to give employees a more sustainable and functional workplace.
Southern Oregon University (SOU) is taking part in Chevrolet’s carbon-reduction initiative. The school is selling carbon credits for the new LEED certified Raider Village residence halls to the car manufacturer for one year.