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Last chance for Early Bird Price for NY LEED Green Associate Training!

Get your LEED credentials now!
Summary: 

This Leonardo Academy training course covers the key knowledge areas for the LEED® GA exam and the information needed to be an effective participant in the green building marketplace.

Title:    LEED® Green Associate Training - New York

When:  10.19.2010  8:30:AM - 5:00:PM

Where: Milliken - New York - New York

Price:   Course Fee - EarlyBird: $295.00 | $345.00 after 10/8, Group (10-19) $265 per person*, Group (20-39) $250 per person*

Register now!

Press Release

This Leonardo Academy training course covers the key knowledge areas for the LEED® GA exam and the information needed to be an effective participant in the green building marketplace.

Title:    LEED® Green Associate Training - New York

When:  10.19.2010  8:30:AM - 5:00:PM

Where: Milliken - New York - New York

Price:   Course Fee - EarlyBird: $295.00 | $345.00 after 10/8, Group (10-19) $265 per person*, Group (20-39) $250 per person*

Register now!

Sustainability is on a Roll - Leonardo Academy in Mediaplanet's Special Report to the Chicago Tribune

Sustainable Business - Building A Sustainable Environment
Summary: 

Sustainability is on a roll and the competitive marketplace is a big driver. When we buy products or services, we are buying both the good and the bad associated with their entire life cycle. Stepping up and taking ownership of supply chain impacts, direct impacts and waste streams gives companies multiple paths for making positive sustainability improvements.  There are a few key areas we will address here: greening the supply chain, sustainable green buildings, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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Sustainability is on a roll and the competitive marketplace is a big driver. When we buy products or services, we are buying both the good and the bad associated with their entire life cycle. Stepping up and taking ownership of supply chain impacts, direct impacts and waste streams gives companies multiple paths for making positive sustainability improvements.  There are a few key areas we will address here: greening the supply chain, sustainable green buildings, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Fly Ash in Building Products: Proceed with Precaution

by Bill Walsh, Executive Director, Healthy Building Network
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On September 1, 2010, Environmental Building News (EBN) announced it would "no longer consider the use of fly ash in products or materials to be an environmental attribute when doing so does not offset greenhouse gas emissions." EBN continues to support the use fly ash as a substitute for portland cement in concrete.

Fullbloom Baking Company Leads Baking Industry as First LEED Platinum Certified Private Label Bakery

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Newark, Calif. (April 19, 2010) – When FullBloom Baking Company needed to expand in 2006, they purchased a 95,000 square foot food manufacturing plant with an eye towards making it the greenest wholesale baking company in the nation. Last week, their efforts were rewarded when the US Green Building Council bestowed Platinum certification—the highest level of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) recognition—to Fullbloom’s management.

People. Planet. Profit.

Recycled Homes for Working Poor
Blog

Imagine that you work hard every day, earning wages to put food on the table, clothes on the kids and paying the rent. But not quite enough to fulfill your dream of having your own home.

Even in this burst housing bubble, the average price of the American home, in the $140,000–$230,000 range, is beyond your slender means. But then there’s Dan Phillips.

Leonardo Academy Sustainability Sponsor for Green Energy & Building Expo

Summary: 

Leonardo Academy is the Sustainability Sponsor for the February 19-20, 2010 Green Energy & Building Expo at the Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut. Leonardo Academy’s President Michael Arny will be presenting an educational seminar, “Implementing LEED in Your New and Existing Buildings” on Friday, February 19 from 2-3 PM. Leonardo Academy will also be an exhibitor (Booth #411).

Press Release

Leonardo Academy is the Sustainability Sponsor for the February 19-20, 2010 Green Energy & Building Expo at the Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut. Leonardo Academy’s President Michael Arny will be presenting an educational seminar, “Implementing LEED in Your New and Existing Buildings” on Friday, February 19 from 2-3 PM. Leonardo Academy will also be an exhibitor (Booth #411).

MiaGreen 2010 Expo and Conference Promises Both Sustainability and Business Success

Summary: 

Two things about green business: it’s global and it’s here to stay. Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. This is not just because going green is the right thing to do but because it’s smart business. As green goes mainstream and spreads around the globe, mainstream businesses everywhere are devoting more attention to sustainability. Conferences like MiaGreen 2010 being held in Miami February 25-26 help businesses to join this trend and create a better world.

Press Release

Two things about green business: it’s global and it’s here to stay. Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. This is not just because going green is the right thing to do but because it’s smart business. As green goes mainstream and spreads around the globe, mainstream businesses everywhere are devoting more attention to sustainability. Conferences like MiaGreen 2010 being held in Miami February 25-26 help businesses to join this trend and create a better world.

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