C.W. Driver Companies, based in Pasadena, Calif., has completed construction on one of San Diego County’s first Zero Net Energy (ZNE) buildings, the Alpine Library in Alpine. C.W. Driver, San Diego-based Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects, and architect Manuel Oncina designed the building.
A comprehensive science facility poses unique challenges for any builder looking to achieve LEED Gold. But William Duquin, construction manager for Niagara University in Lewiston, was able to pull together the resources needed to make the new B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences one of the most environmentally responsible education facilities in the U.S.
The University of Michigan’s Crisler Center achieved LEED Gold certification on June 3, 2013. The arena, originally built in 1966, was expanded and renovated in order to more effectively promote and accommodate the University of Michigan’s various athletic programs.
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville, Va., recently received LEED Gold certification for its new Sustainable Energy Technology Center (SENTEC). The institute is an independent organization that works with Virginia Tech, Averett University and Danville Community College.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha achieved LEED Gold certification for Mammel Hall, the new home to the College of Business Administration and the first building in the University of Nebraska system to achieve LEED Gold.