Green Building


USGBC announces Top 10 countries, regions for LEED green bui

The list ranks countries and regions in terms of cumulative LEED-certified gross square meters as of Dec. 31, 2018. February 18, 2019 The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Washington, D.C., annou...


Green charity urges UK to embrace Dutch zero-carbon retrofit

14 February, 2019 By Neil Merrett A report focused on a small-scale trial in Devon argues that a more holistic approach to retrofitting homes that has been popularised in the Netherlands can better m...


Mitsubishi Electric to Build Net Zero Energy Building Test F

TOKYO, January 30, 2019 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it plans to build a new test facility for its broad and integrated portfolio of technologies for net Zero E...


Qingdao Subsidizes Ultralow Energy Buildings

In November 2018, the Qingdao Municipal Commission of Urban-Rural Development and other government departments jointly issued the ‘Implementation opinions on promoting the development of ultra-l...


JSRAE and DKV Agree on Groundbreaking MoU

German Society of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (DKV) President, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ullrich Hesse, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Jakobs, and Ms. Carmen Stadtländer, Mr. Masahiro Tsujimoto, and Japan Soc...


ASHRAE to Begin Renovation to Create Net-Zero World HQ Build

January 17, 2019 ATLANTA  —  ASHRAE announced board approval of a $15.7 million budget to begin a renovation of its new world headquarters building in metro Atlanta with the intent of...


Baxi group to close Preston foundry and Norwich factory in m

10 January, 2019 By Andrew Gaved Heating group warns of significant job losses from factory closure, as it announces simultaneous shake-up of sales structure   Baxi group says it will close its historic Preston foundry following its develoopment of compact boilers with stainless steel heat exchangers and will move its production of Heatrae Sadia and Megaflo water heaters and cylinders from...


San Francisco Art Institute

December 7, 2018 Located at the north edge of San Francisco Bay, the historic U.S. Army warehouse Pier 2 at Fort Mason has been transformed into a new campus for San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), c...


Center for Sustainable Landscapes, Pittsburgh By Richard V.

December 7, 2018 In 2012, Phipps reached new heights with the opening of the Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL), which was the first and remains the only facility in the world to meet four of th...

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