Tag Archives: Construction and Maintenance

• Good job! Bacardi/Am HQ Awarded LEED Green Building Certification

Good job! Bacardi/Am HQ Awarded LEED Green Building Certification

Bacardi U.S.A., Inc., the U.S. distribution and marketing arm of one of the world’s leading wine and spirits producers, announced today its Bacardi Americas Headquarters in Coral Gables, Fla. has earned Gold Certification in Commercial Interiors (CI) from the U.S. Green Building Council’s ‘Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design’ (LEED). The LEED green building certification […]

• UC Davis launches world’s 'greenest' winery, brewery & foods facility

A newly completed winery, brewery and food-processing complex at the University of California, Davis, is set to begin operations as the most environmentally sophisticated complex of its kind in the world, one that promises to unravel scientific enigmas and solve practical problems related to foods, beverages and health. The $20 million, 34,000-square-foot teaching-and-research complex is […]

• Dig this crazy new egg-shaped concrete wine tank

Dig this crazy new egg-shaped concrete wine tank

From what was once the egg capital of the U.S., Sonoma Cast Stone is trying to crack into a developing market for egg-shaped concrete wine fermentation tanks by producing a larger, lighter-weight alternative to the dominant French version. Wine has been found to be made in concrete vessels dating back to Roman times because the […]