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Topic: LEED

USGBC Recognizes LRK's Krissy Buck Flickinger and Crosstown Concourse

Posted by Katherine Martin on September 27th, 2018

The USGBC Tennessee community awarded Crosstown Concourse the Exceptional Leadership Award as part of this year’s 2018 Leadership Awards for demonstrating high levels of leadership in all facets of sustainable design. The program celebrates the leadership of building owners, designers, and construction professionals who achieve LEED certification. The Crosstown team will be honored during the IMPACT Tennessee Conference in October. Read more.

LRK LEED Pros Share How It's Getting Easier to Build Green

Posted by Katherine Martin on August 2nd, 2018

Memphis Business Journal – LRK’s Tony Pellicciotti and Krissy Buck Flickinger discuss what’s new in green building as LEED practices become the industry standard.

Krissy Buck Flickinger: Faces of Memphis

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on July 16th, 2018

StyleBlueprint - LRK’s Krissy Buck Flickinger is featured as StyleBlueprint’s latest FACE of Memphis. With a love of both historic preservation and sustainable architecture, Krissy is dedicated to designing buildings that are better for the environment and promote overall health and wellness. Read more.

Crosstown World's Largest LEED Platinum Building for Historic Adaptive Reuse

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on January 9th, 2018

The Commercial Appeal  - Crosstown Concourse, Memphis’ 1.5-million square foot historic distribution center-turned-vertical urban village, has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification for its historic rehab and adaptive reuse of the Sears Crosstown building. Crosstown Concourse’s size and scope affirm the title as the largest historic adaptive reuse LEED Building Design + Construction Platinum project in the world. Read more.

Crosstown Concourse Receives National Energy Efficiency Leader Award

Posted by Katherine Martin on October 10th, 2017

The Commercial Appeal  - Heating and cooling system maker Trane honored the Crosstown Concourse development team with a national Energy Efficiency Leader Award for 2017. Crosstown is aiming for LEED Platinum certification, which would make it the largest LEED Platinum-certified historic renovation building in the world. Read more

LRK Ranked #1 Firm for LEED Professionals

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on August 2nd, 2016

Memphis Business Journal – The Memphis Business Journal recently ranked LRK number #1 for having the most LEED professionals of any local company. The MBJ’s July 29th green-focused issue also features a list of the Memphis area’s most sustainable commercial buildings. LRK helped One Commerce Square (#2 on the list) to achieve LEED Gold certification, and for the second year in a row, we assisted FedEx with achieving Energy Star certification for their 1.2 million-square-foot World Headquarters (#1 on the list). Other projects on the list that LRK has been involved with include FedExFamilyHouse (LEED Gold), CA2 (LEED Gold), Smith & Nephew Innovation Centre (LEED Gold), and Independent Bank in Germantown (LEED Silver). Read more.

One Commerce Square Achieves Lofty Status for Sustainability

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on December 16th, 2015

The Commercial Appeal - One Commerce Square just became the first downtown Memphis office building to receive LEED Gold certification. LRK designed the renovation of the 30-story building and managed the LEED process. The owners of One Commerce Square have seen energy savings of 45% or $138,000 annual cost savings. Read more.

Waterset Amenity Center LEED Certified

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 19th, 2015

LRK is pleased to announce that Waterset Amenity Center in Tampa is now officially LEED NC certified. 

FedExFamilyHouse Awarded LEED Certification

Posted by Admin on July 3rd, 2013

The Daily News - FedExFamilyHouse is one of the country's first pediatric residences to be awarded LEED Certification.