Tagged: leed certification

LEED Changing the World for the Better (Linda K. Smith & David S. Mann Commentary)

by Linda K. Smith and David S. Mann 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Once a trend, the sustainable, or green, building effort is now the norm in the design and construction of commercial and public buildings.

Green Meetings: 4 Ways To Host an Eco-friendly Function

by Samuel G. Smith 11/7/2011 12:00 am

Making your next office meeting or event more sustainable isn’t as difficult as it might seem. It’s simply a matter of taking a look at current practices and transitioning to better ones. What’s more, many times being eco-friendly also means saving money, as well as benefiting the community around you and developing a better image for your business.

AIA Award of Merit: Arkansas Chapter of the United States Green Building Council

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

The Arkansas Chapter, formed in 2001 as a nonprofit affiliate of the national USGBC, has grown every year since its founding. It now includes 350 members from across the state representing architects, contractors, builders, green product manufacturers, distributors, engineers, building owners and state and local government officials.

AIA Finalist: Oley E. Rooker Library

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

The Oley E. Rooker Library will be the first LEED certified project for the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS). Geothermal heating and cooling, a high performance building envelope and abundant day lighting are among the sustainable features employed to seek the goal of LEED Silver.

AIA Honor Award: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

The Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion is the result of a studied relationship between building, land and art, and serves as both a threshold and a destination within the 100 Acres Art & Nature Park at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.