PR Log - Jan 15, 2013 - DALLAS -- Two projects by The Beck Group were named Top 10 Finalists in the 2012 Sustainable Practices Awards. Sponsored by Zeftron Nylon, the 2012 Sustainable Practices Awards recognizes innovative and sustainable projects within the architect and design communities.
The USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation in Tampa, FL, and the renovation of Erma Lowe Hall in Fort Worth, TX, were identified by the independent panel of judges as extremely noteworthy for their sustainable achievements.
About Beck’s Sustainability Focus:
The Beck Group’s Sustainability consulting team provides a full range of green building services including research, education, LEED® documentation and consulting both in-house, and for outside clients seeking information or certification on green building and the associated benefits. The Beck Group is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and over 40 percent of Beck employees are LEED® Accredited Professionals. Beck has been fortunate to be involved in some of the first and biggest LEED® projects. Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center was the first LEED®-NC Platinum project in Texas and the 50th Platinum project in the world. Toyota of Rockwall was the first LEED®-NC Gold car dealership in the US. The Ronald McDonald House was the first LEED®-NC Platinum building in the City of Austin and the third in the State of Texas. The Wayne Aspinall Federal Building in Grand Junction, Colorado is seeking to become the first General Services Administration LEED® Platinum Net Zero Historic Preservation Project.