Archive for the ‘LEED’ Category

Doyle Community Park & Center – The Trustees of Reservations

The Trustees of Reservations planned to expand their headquarters at the Doyle Conservation Center in Leominster, MA. Their vision was to construct a 14,000-square-foot “green” building to house office space for 38 staff members, incorporating a conference and auditorium facility for 125 people. However, they were faced with a local sewer moratorium which prohibited the […]

US Forest Service builds LEED sustainable headquarters

US Forest Service White Mtn. HQ

In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and increase its sustainability and energy efficiency, the US Forest Service decided to consolidate three regional offices of the Pemigewasset Ranger District. With an eye on achieving a minimum US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) rating of Silver, the architect incorporated […]

Appalachian Mountain Club Opens LEED Registered Bathhouse at Gorman Chairback Lodge

For over 130 years the AMC has been committed to conservation and recreation throughout New England and elsewhere.  As part of its Maine Woods Initiative the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) is dedicated to protecting over 100,000 acres while creating sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities throughout Maine. Recently the AMC acquired a sporting camp in the Maine […]