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KC Toyota training facility receives LEED gold certification

Toyota motor Sales’ technical training facility in Kansas City has received LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a third party certification program and validation tool for the design, construction and operation of high performance buildings.

Sabatini Architects, based in Lawrence, KS, led the design of […]

May 7th, 2012|LEED|0 Comments

Meet Me at the Bridge party features water fair

Brush Creek Community Partners and the Green Impact Zone present Meet Me At the Bridge, a celebration of community with the dedication of the new Troost Avenue Bridge over Brush Creek.  The 5:00 pm dedication will feature Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II and other civic leaders.  The public is invited to start the evening at the […]

May 3rd, 2012|Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

Fujifilm installs solar panels at its North Kansas City facility

North Kansas City, Mo., April 18, 2012 – In an effort to bring down costs while keeping its corporate commitment to sustainability, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division has selected Conergy’s PH 235P panels to install on its North Kansas City, Missouri manufacturing facility. One of the first solar construction projects installed in this part […]

April 23rd, 2012|Renewable Energy|0 Comments

Posty Cards achieves LEED Platinum status

Posty Cards, Inc, a leading manufacturer of  business-to-business greeting cards, received on April 16 its official Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum certification, awarded by the U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Posty Cards’ Kansas City facility is believed to be one of seven manufacturing plants in the United States to earn LEED Platinum […]

April 16th, 2012|LEED, Sustainability|0 Comments

Sweet Potato Project seeks growers

Organized by Food Not Lawns Kansas City, the fifth annual Kansas City Sweet Potato Project aims at growing 20,000 pounds of sweet potatoes in parks, schools, churches, businesses, community gardens and residential lawns. The goal is to grow, tend, harvest and cure for storage 10,000 pounds for Harvesters and other local food pantries, and 10,000 […]

April 16th, 2012|Agriculture, Local and Organic Food|0 Comments