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Jessica and Kara at SE2Leonardo Academy participated in the 6th Annual SE2 Conference in Milwaukee on September 15 & 16; Wisconsin's premier green building event. This event discussed the importance of renewal to our cities, energy independence, and that economy starts with what we already have.
 

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National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000) Public Comment Period Extended to May 6

(Madison, WI, April 5, 2014) - Leonardo Academy, a charitable organization that facilitates the development of national voluntary standards, announced that the public comment for National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000) is being extended to May 6, 2014. The Standard Committee ballot of the standard is also being extended to May 6, 2014. This ground-breaking standard, developed through the American National ...

Press Release | Saturday, 5 April 2014

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Leonardo Academy Awarded $586,698 for Clean Diesel Projects

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Madison, Wisconsin, January 27, 2014 – Leonardo Academy has been awarded $586,698 from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help reduce emissions from diesel engines. Reducing emissions from diesel engines is currently one of the most important air quality challenges facing the country. Even with EPA's more stringent heavy-duty highway and non-road engine standards set to take effect ...

Press Release | Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Webinar Series on the Draft National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000)

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(Madison, WI, January 30, 2013) - Leonardo Academy, a charitable organization that develops national voluntary standards, announced a webinar series on the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000 - Public Comment Draft).  The webinars will be presented once a week and then posted on the Leonardo Academy web site for on demand viewing.  Schedule:  Webinar 1: Introduction to the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000)  Webinar 2: An ...

Press Release | Thursday, 30 January 2014

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National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000) Public Comment Period Launched

(Madison, WI, December 19, 2013) – Leonardo Academy, a charitable organization that facilitates the development of national voluntary standards, announced the launch of the public comment period and the Standard Committee’s balloting of the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000). Both the public comment period and the Standard Committee ballot will close on March 6, 2014. The ground-breaking standard, developed through ...

Press Release | Thursday, 19 December 2013

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Greenbuild 2013 Event update

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We are excited to be at Greenbuild this week. To see how the sustainability and green building community has evolved over another year.  There are lots of exciting opportunities to talk and learn about.  Please stop by our booth T13 or visit our electronic booth online to learn how we can help you with: Green Buildings Your green buildings and sustainability challenges and questions Your initial LEED-EBOM certifications Your LEED-EBOM ...

Press Release | Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Leonardo Academy's New West Coast Office

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Leonardo Academy is excited to announce that on September 3rd, our West Coast office will be open for business! Led by LEED® Accredited Professional Jessica Loeper, a long-time Leonardo Academy employee, our California branch will be available to conveniently handle the sustainable building needs of our West Coast clients. Of course, our Madison, Wisconsin office remains ready and available to assist you with a f...

blog | Thursday, 5 September 2013

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Leonardo Academy Helps Remove Diesel Fumes from Midwest Air

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Madison, Wisconsin, August 26, 2013 –Through a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, Leonardo Academy assisted several Midwest fleets and construction companies in replacing older diesel vehicles with new clean-diesel or compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles and repowering older diesel engines with newer, cleaner engines. These include: Paper Transport, Convenience Transportation, Dynamic Recycling and ...

Press Release | Friday, 23 August 2013

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Laurentide Hall wins LEED certification for sustainability features

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August 15, 2013 - http://www.uww.edu/news/archive/2013-08-laurentide-leed A gleaming building at UW-Whitewater whose name reflects the region's ancient geology has won recognition for its modern sustainability features. Laurentide Hall, named for the ice sheet that once towered over the area, has received LEED certification for its energy-saving systems, indoor air quality and waste reduction and recycling. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, the ...

In the News | Thursday, 15 August 2013

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Leonardo Academy Helps Midwest Schoolchildren Breathe Clean Air

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(Madison, Wisconsin, August 13, 2013) – Leonardo Academy was awarded a grant from the US EPA under the Diesel Emissions Reduction National Program and assisted three school-bus companies and one metropolitan transit authority in retrofitting several buses with filters to reduce harmful emissions. Although school buses are one of the safest means of transporting children to and from school, emissions ...

Press Release | Tuesday, 13 August 2013

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Webinar: LCA Methods Sufficient to Provide Comparability Between Environmental Product Declarations

Webinar Provides Examples of the Use of Draft LEO-SCS-002 Standard (Madison, WI, August 5, 2013) – Leonardo Academy announces a two-part webinar September 18 and 25, 2013 to illustrate the uses of the draft standard, Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Products, Services and Systems (LEO-SCS-002), currently being developed under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) process.  Since the completion ...

Press Release | Monday, 5 August 2013

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UW-Whitewater Laurentide Hall Achieves LEED®-NC Certification

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Whitewater, WI, July 24, 2013 — Leonardo Academy announces the Leadership in Energy and Environmental  Design – New Construction (LEED-NC) certification of Laurentide Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. This project was a total renovation of an existing, five-story academic building into new consolidated offices for the Letters and Science faculty. The project completed LEED-NC certification on June 13, 2013 with ...

Press Release | Wednesday, 24 July 2013

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LEED®-EB Gold Certification is awarded to 200 State Street in Boston

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Boston, MA, June 17, 2013 – The 200 State Street office building located in Boston, MA, has earned LEED-EB: O&M Gold Certification.  Two Hundred State Street was built in 1985 and is owned by GLL Real Estate Partners. This certification recognizes that 200 State Street has implemented continuous sustainability improvement measures guided by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for ...

Press Release | Monday, 17 June 2013

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Healthy buildings = healthy people and planet!

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We can help you achieve your sustainability/LEED goals for your buildings whether it’s to overcome a few barriers, accelerate your program or to create a comprehensive program.  (link this word to LEO SBS/LEED Flyer). As a nonprofit our goal is to help drive sustainability through the existing building stock. We have deep knowledge of LEED for Existing Buildings because we helped develop ...

blog | Thursday, 16 May 2013

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Participation and Fundraising Campaign Announced for Pilot Test of National Sustainable Agriculture

(Madison, WI, May 14, 2013) – Leonardo Academy announced the launch of a participation and fundraising campaign for the National Sustainable Agriculture Standard LEO-4000. The LEO-4000 standard has reached an important milestone. It is now entering the technical edit phase in order to be published as a draft standard, which will be sent to the Standard Committee for approval of ...

Press Release | Tuesday, 14 May 2013

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Launch of Development of Standard for Sustainability Master Plans

(Madison, WI, April 10, 2013) – Leonardo Academy announced the launch of the development of a standard for sustainability master plans using the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) process to define sustainability goals and achievements for regions, states and campuses. The development of this standard was announced in ANSI Standards Action on March 22, 2013. Those interested in learning more ...

Press Release | Wednesday, 10 April 2013

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