DOE investing $11.5 million in geologic carbon storage, geothermal exploration

The The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected eight new research and development projects to receive $11.5 million in federal funding under DOE’s Subsurface Technology and Engineering Research, Development, and Demonstration Crosscut initiative, the agency said in a press...

Infographic: A look at sustainable office buildings

World Environment Day was celebrated earlier this month on June 5. On the heels of that event, office product and services firm Euroffice spotlighted some of the most environmentally friendly office buildings in use today with the infographic below. These...

Recreation center a sustainability standout on Northern Kentucky campus

Recreation center a sustainability standout on Northern Kentucky campus

The renovation and expansion of Northern Kentucky University’s Campus Recreation Center has earned LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to the Northern Kentucky Tribune. The designation makes the center the “greenest” facility on campus and among the greenest in the region, the paper reports.

Milwaukee apartment building showcases green features throughout

To understand the new Sage on Prospect apartment building's sustainability, climb to the roof. It's a "blue roof," where rainwater pools and then slowly drains, long after the storm passes, to reduce the impact on the sewage system. Also, the...

Merchant Academy becomes LEED-ing facility

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy Modernization project has received LEED platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to a press release. W.T.

Chicago airports' making green mark on community

Chicago airports' making green mark on community

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is celebrating Earth Week this week by shining the spotlight on many of the sustainability initiatives and accomplishments at O'Hare and Midway international airports. The CDA is committed to reducing its environmental impact on...

Infographic: A look at 2016 green building trends

Green building continues to pick up steam, with practices aimed at energy efficiency and sustainability dominating building projects around the world. With Earth Day 2016 on Friday, below is an inforgraphic detailing some of the trends emerging this year and beyond, as supplied by ETO Doors.

N.Y. congregation takes leap of faith, embraces geothermal

  The decision to move from a conventional oil heating system to a less traditional geothermal system was a leap of faith for the congregation of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church.

Konami Gaming renovation hits jackpot with sustainability award

Konami Gaming renovation hits jackpot with sustainability award

Konami Gaming Inc., a global leader in casino gaming and systems, has been awarded the 2016 NAIOP Southern Nevada Spotlight Award for Sustainable/Green Building for the recently-completed expansion of its Las Vegas headquarters, reports the website Facility Executive. The honor...

Toronto research building discovers LEED gold

Toronto research building discovers LEED gold

The Environmental Science and Chemistry Building (ESCB) at the University of Toronto Scarborough has been recognized with one of the highest levels of achievement in sustainable building design, according to the university. The 10,220-square-meter building, which officially opened in January...

Montana State facility earns energy efficiency recognition

Jabs Hall at Montana State University has earned high honors for its energy-efficient and sustainable design and construction, according to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. The building, home to the Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship, earned LEED gold certification...

Ford focusing on sustainability with Dearborn campus transformation

Ford focusing on sustainability with Dearborn campus transformation

Ford Motor Co. plans to transform its Dearborn, Mich., facilities into a modern, green and high-tech campus to foster innovation and help drive the company’s transition to an auto and mobility company. The 10-year transformation of the company’s more than...

Enertech celebrates 20 years in the geothermal industry

Enertech celebrates 20 years in the geothermal industry

June 2016 marks 20 years in the geothermal industry for Enertech Global. Steve and Karen Smith founded the original company, Enertech Inc., in 1996 as a geothermal heat pump distributor.

CubeSmart introduces Austin's first net zero energy self-storage facility

CubeSmart, a leading national owner and operator of self-storage facilities, has opened Austin, Texas’ first net zero commercial building – meaning it generates more solar energy than it consumes, according to a press release. The self-storage facility opened for business...

Modine geothermal/water-sourced heat pumps achieve AHRI certification

Modine’s geothermal and water-sourced heat pump systems have earned the trusted AHRI (Air conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute) Certified mark, an assurance of the product’s performance, according to a company release. AHRI certification of HVACR equipment is a demonstration of...

Canadian university building constructed to highest environmental standards

The new Environmental Science and Chemistry Building at University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), where students will work on solving the world’s environmental problems, is itself the answer to a problem. The $65 million facility on the Scarborough campus has been...

Company launches Sustainable Living construction initiative

Atlantic Wind & Solar plans to use approach to build new communities and resorts.

Geothermal heat pumps making a difference

Technology provides significant benefits, including consumer energy savings and greenhouse gas emissions reductions.

Train station recognized with LEED certification

John D. Dingell Transit Center earns prestigious award that recognizes sustainability.

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