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VMDO Hosts Center for Green Schools and Instituto Thomas Jefferson

by Lynelle Douma, Marketing Coordinator Last Wednesday, VMDO kicked off an enriching three day visit from our friends at Instituto Thomas Jefferson, Ramon Carvajal and Priscila Gomez, and Director of the USGBC’s Center for Green Schools, Rachel Gutter. Representatives from … Continue reading

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Young Harris College Campus Center Recognized by USGBC at Georgia Capitol

By Sara Teaster, Sustainability Manager On February 3, USGBC Georgia celebrated the work of educational facilities in the state that are creating healthy and efficient learning environments. The third annual High Performance Healthy Schools Recognition Day at the Georgia Capitol … Continue reading

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VMDO Participates in Green Apple Day of Service at Richmond School

By VMDO Sustainability Coordinator, Sara Teaster, LEED BD+C On Saturday September 27, VMDO staff and family members headed to Richmond’s Broad Rock Elementary School for a day of service in support of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Apple Day … Continue reading

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VMDO Nominated in Inaugural USGBC Best of Awards!

The United States Green Building Council has released their first Best of Awards! If you or your organization are members of the USGBC, you may log in and vote for your favorites. We have been nominated for two exciting categories: … Continue reading

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VMDO Scores Gold in Richmond

By VMDO Sustainability Coordinator, Sara Teaster, LEED Green Associate VMDO is excited to announce that our two new schools in Richmond, VA – Broad Rock Elementary School and Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School – have earned Gold certification in the LEED … Continue reading

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Three-in-a-Row! Moffett Hall Receives 3rd LEED Gold Award at Radford

We are excited to announce that Radford University’s Moffett Residence Hall has received LEED Gold status from the U.S. Green Building Council! LEED—Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design—is a voluntary program that provides verification of environmentally sustainable construction and renovation … Continue reading

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2013 Green Apple Day of Service at Buckingham K-5 Schools

On Saturday, September 28th, volunteers from VMDO Architects and Waterstreet Studio joined Buckingham County Primary School Principal Pennie Allen to take part in the USGBC Center for Green Schools’ Green Apple Day of Service! Together, the Green Apple team weeded … Continue reading

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Radford Celebrates 2nd LEED Gold Building in 3 Months

Radford University’s Madison Residence Hall renovation has been awarded LEED Gold status from the U.S. Green Building Council! LEED—Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design—is a voluntary program that provides verification of environmentally sustainable construction and renovation projects. Madison Hall is … Continue reading

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Green Apple Day of Service at Buckingham School

On Saturday, September 29, the VMDO family – along with friends from 2rw Consultants and Buckingham County schools – participated in the USGBC Center for Green Schools’ Green Apple Day of Service! The Green Apple team (see photos below) built outdoor compost … Continue reading

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