Robert Redford Conservancy earns top LEED Rating

Robert Redford Conservancy earns top LEED Rating

A top-to-bottom renovation turned an abandoned, nearly 90-year-old facility into a showcase for responsible, collaborative green building. I

Concrete industry tackling greenhouse gas issues

Concrete industry tackling greenhouse gas issues

Manufacturers have been working to reduce their carbon footprint for years, with little success.

Savona, Italy, has become the first LEED-certified city in Europe

Savona, Italy, has become the first LEED-certified city in Europe

LEED for Cities provides cities with a framework for measuring and managing the performance of water consumption, energy use, human experience, waste and transportation.

Coast Guard headquarters covered by a sea of green

Coast Guard headquarters covered by a sea of green

Given the unique lay of the land, architectural design and construction team navigated a range of design considerations.

Cintas achieves zero waste at Dallas DC

Cintas achieves zero waste at Dallas DC

Cintas also plans to incorporate its zero-waste-to-landfill program at its rental laundry plants and rental locations to further limit the amount of waste produced.

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.

USGBC-LA adopts Discovery Garden as 2018 project

USGBC-LA adopts Discovery Garden as 2018 project

The Legacy Project is now an annual gift from the USGBC-LA to a local community, a permanent project providing an enduring means of service and education.

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.

Pennsylvania updates energy building codes

Pennsylvania updates energy building codes

Energy codes are different than fire or structural codes but are often adopted simultaneously.

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

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 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...

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...

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...

VA medical center a LEED-ing government facility

VA medical center a LEED-ing government facility

The nearly 400,000 military veterans in Colorado will soon have a new Veterans Affairs-managed hospital to seek medical attention – and a green one at that.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District declared the construction of the new campus substantially complete in January 2018.

Colo. building university's third to earn LEED status

The General Classroom Building at Colorado State University-Pueblo has received LEED platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The university says the three-story 40,000-square-foot facility, which opened in fall 2015, was designed and constructed to save 35 percent...

AIA honors top 10 sustainable buildings of 2018

AIA honors top 10 sustainable buildings of 2018

As a lead-up to Earth Day, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced the 2018 recipients of its COTE Top Ten Awards. Honoring projects that have surpassed rigorous thresholds in integration, energy use, water conservation...

Century-old building in sustainability spotlight

Century-old building in sustainability spotlight

On its 100th anniversary, Montreal’s Sun Life Building has earned a top environmental honor. The building received BOMA BEST platinum certification, the highest distinction awarded to buildings for outstanding environmental performance and management. The Sun Life Building, owned by Sun...

Stanford center West Coast’s first LEED platinum children’s hospital

Stanford center West Coast’s first LEED platinum children’s hospital

The new main building at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has been awarded LEED platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., which opened in December 2017, is one of just five new...

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