Digital garage ventilation system delivering 97% energy savings at S.F. garage

Digital garage ventilation system delivering 97% energy savings at S.F. garage

Nagle Energy Solutions’ (NES) patent-pending garage-ventilation control system is cutting by more than 1.2 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) a year the baseline of consumable energy by a new and sizeable mechanical ventilation system at the city of San Francisco’s Japan Center...

NYC tower tops LEED certification chart

NYC tower tops LEED certification chart

Related Cos. and Oxford Properties Group’s 18 million-square-foot Hudson Yards project, the largest private real estate development in U.S.

10 tips to make a building energy efficient this winter

10 tips to make a building energy efficient this winter

Winter is here. Based on the most recent forecast of heating degree-days from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), temperatures this winter (2017) are expected to be colder than last winter across the country. U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts...

R.I. science building earns LEED gold in challenging feat

R.I. science building earns LEED gold in challenging feat

Forgive University of Rhode Island Director of Capital Projects Paul DePace for saying there’s been some alchemy going on at the Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences. That’s because the 134,623-square-foot Beaupre Center has been certified LEED gold by...

Solar carport to power architectural firm's office in Syracuse

Solar carport to power architectural firm's office in Syracuse

King + King Architects is installing a "solar" carport that will power its Syracuse, N.Y., office, as well provide covered parking for its employees and visitors. The roof of the 12,600-square-foot carport directly across from the firm's office is covered...

DOE announces $12 million to advance early-stage solar research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $12 million for eight projects to advance predictive modeling capabilities for solar generation. The models will lead to more accurate forecasts of solar generation levels, enabling utilities to better manage the variability...

3D printing used to create experimental buildings in Israel, U.S.

3D printing used to create experimental buildings in Israel, U.S.

Two new experimental structures that incorporate 3D printing may open up new possibilities for construction. The first is a 3D-printed concrete building known as the barracks hut, or the B-Hut, and is the largest of its kind in the United...

Schneider Electric commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has committed to sourcing 100 percent renewable electricity and is shedding light on the doubling of its energy productivity.   The company, officials say, believes it cannot go renewable without ensuring optimization of its energy system first.

Mass. business center earns LEED gold

Mass. business center earns LEED gold

The University of Massachusetts-Lowell’s North Campus Innovation District has struck gold again. The Pulichino Tong Business Center earned LEED gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, according to the school.

Microsoft building new sustainable campus in Silicon Valley

Microsoft building new sustainable campus in Silicon Valley

Microsoft has started construction on its new campus in Silicon Valley designed to achieve net-zero, non-potable water certification as a response to California’s water shortage. The new 643,000-square-foot Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View will have an integrated water management...

Chicago's NEXT Apartments earn environmental awards

Chicago's NEXT Apartments earn environmental awards

Chicago-based Fifield Realty Corp., the development arm of Fifield Cos., recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of NEXT Apartments – its 28-story, 310-unit rental tower in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The luxury high-rise, which opened in September 2016 and is now...

Bank retrofits to LED to save energy, money

Bank retrofits to LED to save energy, money

The Lethbridge location of 1st Choice Savings & Credit Union in Alberta, Canada, was designed to be a bright and inviting facility with an open lobby, a high ceiling and glass facades that allow lots of sunlight into the building....

Office building Hungary's first to earn sustainability designation

Office building Hungary's first to earn sustainability designation

Hungary has landed its first WELL pre-certified building. The 27,000-square meter Futureal Corvin 5 office building, which is being developed in Budapest in a 90 million Euro investment, has achieved a rating of platinum, reports EuroBuild. The development is also...

Survey: Health care facility power systems unequipped for digital age

Survey: Health care facility power systems unequipped for digital age

More than half of hospitals’ power systems built before benefits, demands of IoT known

Investments in green buildings to hit $3.4 trillion

Investments in “green” or environment-friendly buildings could reach a cumulative amount of $3.4 trillion by 2025, a study by the International Finance Corp.

24,000 attend Greenbuild 2017

24,000 attend Greenbuild 2017

More than 24,000 people from around the world attended Greenbuild 2017 earlier this month in Boston. The Boston Society of Architects/AIA, Informa Exhibitions, and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the results of the 2017 ArchitectureBoston Expo and Greenbuild...

Report: Energy efficient window market to grow

Report: Energy efficient window market to grow

The global Energy Efficient Windows Market is projected to grow considerably over the next several years, according to a new report. The report by Progressive Markets, titled “Global Energy-Efficient Windows Market- Size, Trend, Share, Opportunity Analysis & Forecast, 2014–2025,” presents...

Duck curve addresses over-generation of solar energy

Duck curve addresses over-generation of solar energy

Technology represents transition point for utilities, industry

Sustainable 'Gate' to roll out in Cairo by 2019

Sustainable 'Gate' to roll out in Cairo by 2019

In the affluent suburb of Heliopolis, Cairo, a smart, multi-use and green complex is rising and is slated to be complete by 2019. Parisian architecture firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures has been working on the development since 2014 and construction started...

Boston's planned community to be lab for sustainable cities

Boston's planned community to be lab for sustainable cities

An abandoned naval air station south of Boston is the site of an experiment in how to build the sustainable cities of the future. Known as Union Point, it is a 1,400-acre parcel of land that overlaps three nearby towns....

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