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Green Awareness Starts Early in Brazoria – Part two

July 27, 2009  /  Lifestyle

The West Brazos Junior High School was LEED® certified on June 30th, 2007. Built at a very reasonable cost of $109 per square foot and based upon a variety of conscientious green construction decisions, the school scored 27 points in the LEED® rating program.Certain components of the school, like the computer labs, the faculty lounge […]

Green Starts Early in Brazoria – Part One

July 24, 2009  /  Lifestyle

When the West Brazos Junior High School opened its doors in the Fall of 2006, it became the first operational public junior high school in the state to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification.  Assistant Superintendent of the Columbia Brazoria Independent School District, Martha Buckner, stated the district’s goals;  “Our goal […]

Sabre Holdings Celebrates LEED®

July 3, 2009  /  Lifestyle

On April 9, 2009, Sabre Holdings received the Texas Governor’s Proclamation in a five-year anniversary celebration of the company’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification for its global headquarters and campus.  Five years ago, Sabre Holdings established a green construction leadership role by incorporating the U.S. Green Building Council’s third party rating system.  […]

Keep Your Xeriscaped Garden Blooming All Year

June 13, 2008  /  Lifestyle

Contrary to what you might think, you don’t have to sacrifice the beauty of a well manicured landscape to create an environmentally friendly xeriscape. A xeriscaped yard can be beautiful all year, especially in Texas.