Parking points now boost LEED project scores

Parking points now boost LEED project scores

Parksmart traffic flow strategies and wayfinding systems deliver a parking experience that eliminates needless emissions and frustration.

Smart lighting makes commercial installation easier

Smart lighting makes commercial installation easier

Simple Choice high bay lighting solutions are an ideal solution for large indoor spaces such as warehouses, factories and gymnasiums.

Artificial intelligence unlocks building system data

Artificial intelligence unlocks building system data

Half of the energy consumed by the built environment is wasted, which is completely unacceptable from both a sustainability and cost perspective.

New specifications future proof IoT lighting

New specifications future proof IoT lighting

IoT-Ready-compliant products will be able to utilize any networking protocol with all LED lighting and building control networks.

Study: international green office space growing

Study: international green office space growing

Green building certification programs are becoming much more prevalent and more important to a variety of constituents and stakeholders.

Smart lighting technology powers energy savings

Smart lighting technology powers energy savings

Connected technology is quickly becoming an expectation in all aspects of our lives.

First California commercial PACE project funds new resort

First California commercial PACE project funds new resort

The building represents an investment of $51 million to the area and is the first luxury hotel in Coachella.

Report: adaptive reuse projects require community partnerships

Report: adaptive reuse projects require community partnerships

Many cities and communities welcome these transformations, as they usually spread to other buildings and public spaces.

Soccer stadium earns LEED certification

Soccer stadium earns LEED certification

It's likely to be an inspiration for energy efficient building of future stadiums, such as the facility being built for the Rams and Chargers.

Shining star: Pearl earns first Fitwel certification for multifamily building

Shining star: Pearl earns first Fitwel certification for multifamily building

Honor recognizes positive impacts on occupant health, well-being through improvements to building design, operations

A manufacturer will improve efficiency 15% with a new energy management plan

A manufacturer will improve efficiency 15% with a new energy management plan

The absence of a cohesive strategy and a common approach to sharing data and best practices lacked efficiency and created gaps in reporting and analysis.

PACE financing helps New York meet energy goals

PACE financing helps New York meet energy goals

Based on a unique public-private partnership model, PACE financing empowers building owners to make energy and efficiency improvements and pay for them via their property taxes.

Airports turn to smart windows to improve passengers' experience

Airports turn to smart windows to improve passengers' experience

Smart glass, which controls light based on the sun’s projected energy, positively impacts passengers’ experience in airports, a new study says. Installation of the technology also correlates to higher revenues and reduced operational expenses, according to research conducted at Dallas...

Airports soar with environmentally friendly upgrades

Airports soar with environmentally friendly upgrades

Airports are going green in response to increasing pressure regarding the aviation industry’s environmental impact. Airport Technology recently spotlighted the world’s most environmentally friendly airports and highlighted what elements of those facilities’ design help them to offset carbon emissions. The...

New ASHRAE standard defines requirements for integrating energy modeling into design

ASHRAE has published a new standard describing a methodology to apply building energy modeling throughout the design process. ASHRAE Standard 209-2018, Energy Simulation Aided Design for Buildings except Low Rise Residential Buildings, defines minimum requirements for providing energy design assistance...

Report: Tenants consider green credentials of building before renting

Report: Tenants consider green credentials of building before renting

Nearly half of tenants consider how eco-friendly a property is when making a rental decision, according to a recent survey. Research from Your Move’s sister company, LSL’s PRIsm, has revealed that the figure rose to 50 percent from 42 percent...

Cintas center recognized for waste diversion

Cintas’ Reno, Nev., distribution center has received gold under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste certification system administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). The facility was certified as a result of diverting at least 90 percent...

Green infrastructure options available to state legislators

State legislators have opportunities to advance sustainability through policy that helps transform the way communities are designed, built and operated. The U.S. Green Building Council’s new Green Infrastructure Menu of State Policy Options includes a range of leading legislative options for state lawmakers.

Utilities can help support LEED ambitions

Utilities can help support LEED ambitions

LEED is guiding design teams to work early in the process to set energy targets and to study optimal system configurations for their designs. Beyond the prerequisite standard performance needed to achieve LEED certification, the Optimize Energy Performance credit affords...

Akron aims to set sustainability standard for zoos with compost system

Akron aims to set sustainability standard for zoos with compost system

Meet Big Hanna. The Akron (Ohio) Zoo is the first zoo in the world to implement a composting system that will divert 47 tons of organic waste away from landfills. The zoo has unveiled the machine dubbed "Big Hanna," designed...

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