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Efficient by design, Transamerica Pyramid earns Platinum LEED

Efficient by design, Transamerica Pyramid earns Platinum LEED | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
San Francisco’s Transamerica Pyramid has ascended to the top two percent of energy-efficient buildings in the nation, thanks to efficiency retro (RT @USGBC_OC: Efficient by design, Transamerica Pyramid earns Platinum LEED

One of San Francisco’s most iconic buildings is now also one of its greenest, but the news, when it was announced late last month, flew under the radar.

Transamerica Pyramid’s new Platinum LEED rating put the Financial District building in the top two percent of energy-efficient buildings in the nation. The building had already gained the U.S. Green Building Council’s Gold LEED rating with a score of 77 in 2009. But then Transamerica Pyramid Properties, its building management team of Cushman & Wakefield, and LEED certification consultant BuildingWise partnered to improve on a good thing...

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A 1960s box in San Francisco receives a green makeover

A 1960s box in San Francisco receives a green makeover | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
Terry & Terry Architecture remodels a nondescript 1960s house into a handsome—and sustainable—urban residence.
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SF's Transamerica Pyramid Achieves Green Building Milestone

SF's Transamerica Pyramid Achieves Green Building Milestone | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

San Francisco's iconic Transamerica Pyramid, a unique silhouette on the city skyline for almost 40 years, celebrates a green milestone.

The 48-story building, already the possessor of a LEED-Gold rating, now is certified at the highest level by the U.S. Green Building Council - Platinum.

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