Tag Archives: LEED

Feb
27
2013
Supply Chain Information - Construction

Sector Name:  Construction SIC Code: 23   Major Players in the Construction Industry Bechtel Koch Industries Kiewit Corp. Renco Group CH2M Hill Guardian Industries Clark Enterprises Kohler Berry Plastics Gilbane   Major Issues Affecting the Industry Doing business with large construction companies will require identifying your goods or services, researching …

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Dec
19
2012
Supply Chain Requirement: Transportation - Rail Freight

Sector name: Transportation and Warehousing: Rail Freight SIC Code: 48-49   Major Players   CSX Norfolk Southern (NS) Burlington Northern & Santa Fe (BNSF) Union Pacific (UP) Kansas City Southern (KCS) Canadian National Railway (CN) Canadian Pacific (CP)   Major Issues While rail is more fuel efficient than trucks, they …

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Oct
4
2012
Green Building Certifications – BONUS

What It Is Green building certifications are based on scoring methods that rate how “green” buildings are. These certifications incentivize the development of high-performance, efficient buildings at any stage, from renovation to construction. Certification is based on standards and voluntary guidelines that each specific certification defines and requires. Most certifications …

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Mar
11
2011
Green Plus and LEED: A Comparison

We are often asked about all of the different sustainability certifications and how Green Plus fits in the overall landscape.  This is the first post in a series of posts about different certifications.  LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), a green building certification program administered by the US Green …

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Nov
3
2009
Warfel Construction: Building for the Future

Warfel Construction Company, East Petersburg, provides general construction, construction management and design/build services to clients in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Warfel specializes in working with institutional clients in the education, retirement living and health care industries. Warfel has been building “Green” for years, long before “sustainable design” and “LEED” were …

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Oct
12
2009
Chambers, Institute Present Sustainability Efforts in D.C.

Representatives of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and Institute for Sustainable Development discussed the Green Plus program with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Dennis Hightower and 40 U.S. Senate and House staffers Tuesday at the invitation of Partners for Livable Communities and the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). …

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