Manhattan office tower joins LEED ranks

Takenaka Corp.’s 27-story Heron Tower, a boutique office building in Manhattan’s Plaza District, has earned LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Currently under Cushman & Wakefield’s management, a team comprising Property Manager Joseph McCausland and Chief Engineer...

Google plans new efficient facility in California

Google plans new efficient facility in California

Google plans to build a new energy efficient campus in California. The tech giant has chosen BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) to design its new campus, reports New Atlas. BIG previously designed the company’s Charleston East and London facilities. The newest...

2-story building earns notable Arkansas LEED honor

2-story building earns notable Arkansas LEED honor

A refurbished building in downtown Fayetteville, Ark., has earned the highest LEED certification, the only such designation awarded in the state during 2017, reports the Fayetteville Flyer. 15 North Church, home to local architecture studio Modus Studio, Specialized Real Estate...

New cooling solutions offered for colocation, cloud-hosting data centers

New cooling solutions offered for colocation, cloud-hosting data centers

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has introduced three high-capacity cooling solutions for the growing colocation and cloud hosting data center markets, enabling providers to save money, reduce risks and more easily manage their facilities. The products are designed to be...

Floor maker achieves zero waste manufacturing facility

Floor maker achieves zero waste manufacturing facility

The Monroe, N.C., manufacturing facility of Bona, a global leader in hardwood floor care and maintenance, has achieved zero waste. Less than 1 percent of companies in North Carolina can make this claim, according to a press release. Additionally, Bona...

How to prepare buildings for changing climates

How to prepare buildings for changing climates

Marketing efforts for the benefits of a sustainable lifestyle have finally hit home, and climate change is officially part of the public discussion. But damage caused by environmental neglect is escalating quicker than anticipated. It’s imperative to do all we...

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.

Infographic: 5 considerations for sustainable commercial flooring

The foot traffic in a commercial facility – particularly within an extremely busy one – can quickly wear down the flooring. Of course, some options typically hold up better than others – wood over carpet, for instance. But when it comes to sustainable flooring, durability isn’t the only purpose it serves.

Infographic: The benefits of LEDs

Infographic: The benefits of LEDs

The path toward energy efficiency for many building owners and managers and homeowners has been lit in large part by LED lights. The purchase and use of LEDs have ballooned in recent years, far outpacing its CFL and halogen counterparts...

Malaysia's new tallest building includes host of sustainable features

Malaysia's new tallest building includes host of sustainable features

Malaysia's soon-to-be tallest building — The Exchange 106 — is on its way to completion as its reinforced concrete core wall is now in place. Rising from the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), the new International Financial District in the Golden...

Report: Electric underfloor heating market to grow

Report: Electric underfloor heating market to grow

U.S. electric underfloor heating market is set to top $500 million by 2024, according to new research. Increasing demand for space heating along with rising energy cost will fuel the business growth, Market Size Forecasters.

Architects experiment with terracotta in fight against climate change

Architects experiment with terracotta in fight against climate change

Architects have used terracotta for thousands of years – and it turns out the ancient building material could actually combat climate change. Ceramicists, engineers, and architects converged on Buffalo this year for the Architectural Ceramic Assemblies Workshop (ACAW) to investigate...

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...

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...

Spectacular green roof tops Vancouver’s double LEED platinum convention center

Spectacular green roof tops Vancouver’s double LEED platinum convention center

Vancouver’s convention center doesn’t shy away from breaking records. Not only is the building home to Canada’s largest green roof, but it also recently became the world’s first double LEED platinum-certified convention center, reports Inhabitat. Vancouver Convention Centre West —...

ASHRAE launches new building energy quotient portal

ASHRAE launches new building energy quotient portal

ASHRAE has launched the Building Energy Quotient (Building EQ) Portal, which provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a building EQ performance score. “The primary goal of the Building EQ program is to promote more energy efficient buildings and...

New webinar on timber explains strategies for profitable passive design

reThink Wood has released a new webinar on demand that explains strategies for profitable, carbon-neutral design using mass timber while adhering to passive design principles. The webinar, titled “Successful Strategies for Profitable, Carbon-Neutral Designs Using Passive House and Mass Timber,”...

Conference to focus on sustainable construction using 3D technology

Conference to focus on sustainable construction using 3D technology

The fifth International Conference on Sustainable Building Materials gets underway this week with a focus on sustainable applications and construction using 3D technology. The event, organized by Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) of Dubai Municipality, will be held Wednesday and Thursday...

GM receives $2.6 million for energy efficient measures

GM receives $2.6 million for energy efficient measures

General Motors’ Flint (Mich.) complex has received a $2.6 million incentive payment from Consumers Energy for energy efficiency upgrades, part of the energy provider's commitment to helping businesses across Michigan lower their energy costs, according to a release. "Our mission...

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