Romanian office building earns highest environmental award

Romanian office building earns highest environmental award

The Bridge, a new office project developed in Bucharest by Romanian company Forte Partners, received the LEED platinum certification, with the highest score awarded by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) to a property in Romania, reports Romania Insider. LEED,...

Energy efficient buildings' market revenue in Asia Pacific to grow

Energy consumption in buildings in the Asia Pacific region is expected to continue to grow rapidly, spurred by high economic growth and the increasing demand for cooling in warm climate regions, research shows. The new report from Navigant Research examines...

Work underway to modernize rooftop solar production

Work underway to modernize rooftop solar production

There are alternatives to standard silicon solar panels. In fact, someday soon, consumers might be able install a solar panel that is 50 percent more efficient than the average silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar panel. That’s exactly what Iris Photovoltaics Inc.

New energy code set for large Bangkok buildings

New energy code set for large Bangkok buildings

Buildings in Bangkok, Thailand, with areas greater than 10,000 square meters must adhere to a new building energy code (BEC) when it goes into effect by mid-2018, reports the Bangkok Post. Nine kinds of newly built large buildings – hotels,...

Report shows how LEED helps achieve zero energy goals

Report shows how LEED helps achieve zero energy goals

The New Buildings Institute recently released its "Getting to Zero Status Update and List of Zero Energy (“ZE”) Projects for 2018," a compilation of almost 500 certified, verified and emerging zero energy projects in the U.S. and Canada. The report...

DOE report highlights geothermal advances

DOE report highlights geothermal advances

Geothermal technologies today – like all high-potential technologies – are driven by research and development platforms that focus not only on what’s required now, but where the needs are in the future. Geothermal energy continues to show tremendous potential, with...

Expanded app helps people navigate connected buildings

Honeywell, a leader in connected buildings, has expanded the capabilities of its Honeywell Vector Occupant App, giving facility occupants more control over their experiences with the swipe of a screen. The most significant new feature is indoor navigation, which uses...

Solar helps power Vans headquarters to environmental honor

Solar helps power Vans headquarters to environmental honor

Less than a year after moving in, the new corporate headquarters of shoe-maker Vans has earned a top environmental award. The facility in Costa Mesa, Calif., received LEED platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest standard for...

Research reveals companies unprepared for new energy economy

Research reveals companies unprepared for new energy economy

Lack of integrated energy, sustainability planning, execution, data management create barriers

New ASHRAE portal offers centralized resources to users

New ASHRAE portal offers centralized resources to users

A new online portal makes it easier for building professionals to access the suite of resources related to ASHRAE Standard 90.1 – Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. “ASHRAE Standard 90.1 is used globally as an industry benchmark...

Panasonic building smart city outside Denver

Panasonic building smart city outside Denver

Panasonic’s presence is just about everywhere these days, from car batteries to airplanes. Now, now the company is building a smart city. Called CityNow, the futuristic city is rising outside Denver and will be a living lab experiment for creating...

Vail Resorts takes next step toward zero footprint

Vail Resorts takes next step toward zero footprint

A new partnership aims to help Vail Resorts identify and implement renewable energy projects the company may purchase or fund as part of its comprehensive sustainability commitment. In teaming with Boulder, Colo.-based Renewable Choice Energy (RCE), a Schneider Electric company,...

Solar-powered Miami office to be made of repurposed shipping containers

Solar-powered Miami office to be made of repurposed shipping containers

Argentina-based Reale Arquitectos has unveiled plans for an office building made completely out of shipping containers. Under construction in Miami, the contemporary structure is made of four repurposed containers strategically configured to give the building plenty of open spaces and...

New warehouse now Mass. town's biggest green energy provider

The Centennial Park commercial site where, 18 months ago, an industrial fire sent thick smoke rising from a flaming vat of Styrofoam products, is now a top-of-the-line metal warehouse — and the largest supplier of solar power for the city...

10 smart building IoT trends for 2018

10 smart building IoT trends for 2018

The concept of constructing smart buildings evolved to conserve energy and build buildings – both commercial and residential – that are energy efficient. For commercial buildings, the transition to smart buildings is vital to the growth of the organization. It...

Canadians constructing North America's biggest green buildings

Canadians constructing North America's biggest green buildings

Tenants this month will move into a six-story Vancouver apartment building designed to be so energy efficient, you could heat each bedroom with a 100-watt light bulb. Boasting 85 studio, one- and two-bedroom units, The Heights will be the largest...

Acquisition allows Green Building Initiative to expand operations to Canada, beyond

Acquisition allows Green Building Initiative to expand operations to Canada, beyond

The U.S.-based non-profit Green Building Initiative (GBI) has completed the acquisition of the global rights to Green Globes, a leading sustainability rating system for commercial and multifamily buildings. This acquisition from JLL allows GBI to support existing Green Globes users...

Va. environmental center certified LEED platinum

The Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) Environmental Center has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Of the 2,364 LEED-certified buildings in Virginia, only 2 percent (51) are LEED platinum...

Partnership produces free tool to save building energy

Partnership produces free tool to save building energy

A partnership between Lucid Design Group of Oakland, Calif., and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have produced a free tool that can benchmark a building energy’s use. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Small Business Voucher (SBV)...

Plan launched to build Europe's largest green hydrogen plant

Dutch paints and chemicals maker Akzo Nobel and gas network operator Gasunie have announced a plan to build Europe’s largest green hydrogen production plant. The facility, aimed at cutting CO2 emissions, is to be built in the northern part of...

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