YR&G Newsletters

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  Winter 2016 Project Highlights:

  • Two LEED-EBOM Re-Certification Projects Soar To Platinum
  • YR&G in Peru
  • Nor’wood Advances Sustainable Buildings in Colorado Springs
  • BuildingFit: Designing for Wellness Exhibit Features Two YR&G Projects

Presentations & Publications:

  • Greenbuild: LEED Documentation Tips

People:

  • YR&G Principal and Director Receive WELL AP Certification
  • Kim Schlaepfer Receives Denver’s 2016 Love This Place award in the “Next Generation” Category
  • LBC Co-Facilitator, Karin Miller, Relocates to New York City

Events:

  • YR&G Presents at Enterprise Green Communities Sustainable Buildings Training in Chicago
  • USGBC-Illinois Celebrates the Women Leaders of Green Buildings
  • YR&G New York’s 5th “Women in Green” Breakfast in January
  • Rocky Mountain Green

Industry News:

  • USGBC-Illinois Unveils New Strategic Plan Focused on Carbon Drawdown in Chicagoland
  • Chicago Works Toward New Sustainable Development Policy
 
Fall 2016 Project Highlights:

  • The Durst Organization, Avenue of the Americas
  • Punahou’s Sidney and Minnie Kosasa Neighborhood Opens for Students
  • SCA v4 Green Schools Guide
  • Delos Headquarters Office Space

Industry News:

  • LEED v4 Countdown

Presentations & Publications:

  • Getting to Net Zero Energy: An Overview
  • Looking for the Right Healthy Buildings Rating System
  • mindful Materials Roundtable
  • Living Products Expo – Living Building Challenge User

People:

  • Class of 2016 LEED Fellow
  • USGBC Emerging Professional Committee Chair
  • USGBC LEED Resilience Working Group
  • GBCI Volunteer, O+M Representative on the Credentialing Steering Committee (CSC)

Events:

  • Greenbuild 2016 Conference & After Party
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Summer 2016 Project Highlights:

  • Domino Sugar Refinery Redevelopment
  • KINK FM
  • Priory

Industry News:

  • Dispatch from the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Summit

Presentations & Publications:

  • USGBC’s Emerging Professional Program Forms Future Sustainability Champions
  • mindfulMATERIALS has launched!
  • Design Museum Portland – UNITE Sustainable Design Practices
  • Oregon Design Conference
  • Six Ways Existing Buildings Can Save The Planet
  • WELL Building Standard – Boma Chicago & USGBC-IL

People:

  • WELL Accredited Professional
  • LEED Social Equity Working Group
  • Envelope CxA Certification

Events:

  • Women in Sustainability and Energy (WISE) Fireside Chat – Sustainable Cities
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Spring 2016 Project Highlights:

  • Chicago Green Resident Engagement Collaborative
  • Palo Park

Industry News:

  • BIT Building Continues to Pick Up Steam
  • SEED Modeling in Portland

Presentations & Publications:

  • These Product Libraries Can mHelp[ Secure LEED v4 Material Credits

People:

  • Staff LBC Auditor
  • Cascadia Portland Collaborative Chair

Events:

  • AIA Convention
  • 2016 HD Expo: The Evolution of Sustainability and the Built Environment
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Winter 2015  Project Highlights:

  • Colorado Health Foundation New HQ Building
  • TWA Flight Center Hotel
  • Living Building Challenge Support for the University of Chicago Keller Center Renovation
  • Ongoing Project Work in Kuwait
  • Domino Sugar Refinery Redevelopment, Site E
  • The Durst Organization
  • PearlWest Tops Out
  • Realogy’s Corporate Headquarters Earns Emerald Award
  • Sun Valley District Waste Analysis
  • W Hotel in San Francisco
  • YR&G in Peru

Industry News:

  • Opening of BIT Enrollment

Presentations & Publications:

  • Nudging Occupant Behavior – Jenny Carney
  • The Rise of the Healthy Building Movement – Josh Radoff & Alan Scott
  • New v4 Materials Selection Tools on LEEDuser
  • Greenbuild Brasil
  • New ENERGY STAR User Guide

YR&G News:

  • New York Office Relocation
  • YR&G Presence in Portland, OR
  • Jamy Bacchus in Denver
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Fall 2014  Features:

  • Sustainable Repurposing of Historic Sites in New York City
  • ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager’s Long-Awaited Scoring for Multi-Family Properties is Here
  • YR&G has been Recognized as a LEED Proven Provider for the Building Operations and Maintenance Rating System by  the GBCI

Projects:

  • Tishman Speyer Multi-Building LEED-EBOM Certification Success
  • Punahou School Grade 2-5 Neighborhood
  • Denver Housing Authority Resident Engagement Program

People:

  • Jenny Carney Recognized as a USGBC Above and Beyond Volunteer
  • John Mlade Receives Living Future Accreditation
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Spring 2014 Features: 

  • It’s Just Good Business: YR&G is a Certified B Corp
  • Wellness Meets Sustainability

Projects:

  • Detroit Greener Demolition
  • Taiyuan, China Industrial Heritage Transformation
  • Colorado Convention Center Recertification
  • GROHE

People:

  • Narada Golden Promoted to Principal
  • New hires Emily Crespin, Brendan Hendry, Ashley Muse, Melissa Kelly, Vinay Devanathan
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Winter 2013 Features:

  • Analytics, higher education, health and wellness, corporate work

Projects:

  • OMA
  • CSU Morgan Library
  • Purdue University
  • Denver Housing Authority
  • LEED-EBOM Recertification Support
  • Tishman Speyer
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts

People:

  • New hires John Mlade, Gaspar Cabrera, Ashwini Arun
  • Jenny Carney is a LEED Fellow
  • Josh Radoff is Co-Chair of ULI Colorado’s Building Healthy Places Committee
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