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Interior design firm changes name to reflect new focus

JACKSON — Celia Barrett Design, a boutique hospitality interior design firm based in Jackson with a satellite office in Manhattan, New York, has changed its name to Barrett Design Studio. “I wanted our name to reflect the different direction that we have taken in the last five years,” said Celia Barrett, principal designer of Barrett Design Studio. “We are 75 percent hospitality ...

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Designing a green building rating system

Do you are in a new town that you have never visited before and you want to be a little adventurous in finding a place to eat. You are a tech-savvy person, so you whip out your smart phone. You consult various user-review sites such as Yelp, UrbanSpoon and Zagat to find the best rating for a restaurant. A Yelp ...

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Chapter unveils officers

The USGBC Mississippi Chapter has named its officers for 2012. Jeff Seabold, AIA, LEED AP for Homes, principal of Seabold Architecture, has been re-elected as the chair. Mason Statham, LEED AP BD+C, director of sustainability with Yates Construction, is newly elected and will serve the chapter as vice chair. Bessy Roberts, project administrator for The McCarty Company-Design Group, P.A., has ...

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200 Renaissance gets LEED Gold Certification

Going green turned to gold this week for 200 Renaissance at Colony Park, with the Ridgeland office building receiving a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Colony Park’s Jackson-based developer HC Bailey says the 200 Renaissance is the largest private office building in Mississippi to achieve LEED Gold certification. The award, HC Bailey said, recognized such sustainable ...

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