Green Building


USGBC Launches LEED Zero

November 15, 2018 Chicago — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced it has launched LEED Zero, a new program that will address net zero operations and resources in buildings.   ...


Half of survey respondents expect to make 60% of their proje

The international market for green construction projects has grown significantly in the last 10 years.   November 13, 2018 Nearly half of survey respondents (more than 60%) expect to make a ma...


ASHRAE and Partners Release 2018 International Green Constru

Groundbreaking model for building codes helps municipalities save money, protect resources and increase the resilience, safety and standards of living for communities across the globe   ATLANTA...


Greenbuild 2018: Resiliency is the Word

PREVIEW: The Big Green show arrives in Chicago next week, intent on helping the built environment to better withstand the effects of natural disasters and climate change.   Kelly Faloon | N...


Green technology key to achieving the 2030 Agenda

SHANGHAI, 30 October 2018 – The global importance of green technologies and innovation in achieving the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development was at the forefront of the Green Technology Bank ...


Purdue Conferences Present Research Contributing to Sustaina

During the four-day period from July 9–12, 2018, the 24th International Compressor Engineering Conference, the 17th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference, and the fifth Int...


USGBC to Organise Greenbuild in Mexico in 2019

October 24, 2018 The US Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference experience, is returning to México City June 18-19, 2019 a...


McKinstry High Performance Building Project Targets Energy E

Oct 23, 2018 Pacific Tower became the first existing building to follow the city of Seattle’s alternate energy code path.   The cornerstone of high-performance buildings is energy effici...


Sustainability at University College London

10 October 2018  The implementation of Soft Landings for the UCL (University College London) Estates: case study of a great success, written by Ben Stubbs and David Stevens of UCL.   With...


CDI Studio One’s New Sheetz Facility Goes Beyond Green

September 27, 2018 CDI Studio One, the architecture division of L.R. Kimball, designed a new 115,000-square-foot operations support center for convenience store giant Sheetz, Inc. in Claysburg, Penns...


Johnson Controls is Making Buildings Smarter

By Julia Stone  26 September, 2018 [Photo: Courtesy of Johnson Controls]   “Every building operator, facility manager, and even building occupant is part of the solution.&rdquo...