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IWBI WELL Tip: All Projects In

by Melissa Wrolstad
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Are you interested in registering a project that falls outside of WELL's current project types?

Tetra Tech Broadens High-End Sustainable Infrastructure Design Capabilities With the Acquisition of Glumac

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PASADENA, Calif. October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has acquired Glumac, a leader in sustainable infrastructure design. The company has more than 300 employees and incorporates innovative sustainable technologies and solutions into each of its designs, including the design and engineering of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standard and Net-Zero infrastructure.

Landsec Leads the Way with Science-Based Targets

By Tom Idle
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The UK’s largest commercial property company creates energy efficiency programmes using the best available science. 

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The UK’s largest commercial property company creates energy efficiency programmes using the best available science. 

Bloomberg's New European Headquarters Rated the Most Sustainable Office Building Design

Sets new standard in sustainable office design with highest BREEAM rating under latest scheme
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Opening later this month in the city of London, Bloomberg's new European headquarters is the world's most sustainable office building, as designed. The building achieved an 'Outstanding' rating against the BREEAM sustainability assessment method, with a 98.5% score.

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Bloomberg’s New European Headquarters Rated World’s Most Sustainable Office Building

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Originally posted on www.bloomberg.com

LONDON, October 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Opening later this month in the City of London, Bloomberg’s new European headquarters is the world’s most sustainable office building, as designed. The building achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating against the BREEAM sustainability assessment method, with a 98.5% score. This is the highest design-stage score ever achieved by any major office development.

Construction Begins on Microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Black & Veatch, Schneider Electric project to protect mission-critical operations
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Marine Corps and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest leadership hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 28 celebrating the start of construction for an energy security microgrid at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, in San Diego, California.

New TD Bank Group Report Uncovers Canadians’ Perceptions About Community Green Spaces

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Spetember 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - According to the new TD GreenSights Report, the majority of Canadians ( 95 per cent) believe that access to community green space will be important to their quality of life in the future. However, there is room for improvement: three-quarters (77 per cent) say the green space closest to their home could be better.

VIDEO | Lichen: Mohawk Group Partners with Morehouse College to Reduce Water Consumption

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To fulfill a portion of the Living Product Challenge Petal Certification for the Lichen carpet plank collection, Mohawk Group reached out to a historic Atlanta college to engage in an innovative and symbiotic "handprinting" partnership.

To help offset the amount of water used to produce Lichen, the flooring company worked with Morehouse College to donate and install low-flow shower heads in the school's dormitories. The investment of these fixtures will result in a savings of approximately 1.2 million gallons of water annually. 

The International WELL Building Institute™ Launches the WELL Community Standard™ to Promote Human Health and Wellness on a District Scale

New Pilot Program to Set a New Global Benchmark for Healthy Communities
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NEW YORK, September 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) opens registration for the WELL Community Standard™ pilot, a companion to the pioneering WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™). Grounded in evidence-based research and developed through consultation with leading physicians, scientists and public health professionals, as well as city planners, engineers and architects, the WELL Community Standard is a district-scale rating system centered exclusively on human health and wellness.

Elite Paint Receives First Lead Safe Paint® Certification in Bangladesh

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DHAKA, Bangladesh & EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ --  Elite Paint is the first paint company in Bangladesh to achieve Lead Safe Paint® certification. Yesterday, the news was announced publicly through a press briefing organized by Elite Paint and  Chemical Industries in the Begum Sufia Kamal Public Library, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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