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.

Johns Hopkins receives LEED gold for energy-conscious design, operations

Johns Hopkins receives LEED gold for energy-conscious design, operations

Malone Hall, a multi-functional space for students, engineers, scientists and medical researchers that opened on Johns Hopkins University's Homewood (Md.) campus in 2014, recently received a gold certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. The internationally recognized...

Winnipeg school named Canada's greenest

Winnipeg school named Canada's greenest

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools has named Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the winner of the annual CaGBC Greenest School in Canada competition. In the heart of a new neighborhood...

Hydronic underfloor heating market to top $5 billion by 2024

Hydronic underfloor heating market to top $5 billion by 2024

The global hydronic underfloor heating market is forecast to surpass $5 billion by 2024, according to a new report. Stringent government regulations pertaining to decarbonization of building, along with an upsurge in clean energy technology, will stimulate the hydronic underfloor...

San Francisco aims for 'triple zero' airport

San Francisco aims for 'triple zero' airport

San Francisco Airport (SFO) has embarked on a journey to become the first “triple zero” airport campus in the world. The charge in the facility’s five-year strategic plan to achieve zero net energy, carbon neutrality and zero waste-to-landfill requires new...

URI residence hall, fitness center earn LEED gold certifications

URI residence hall, fitness center earn LEED gold certifications

The University of Rhode Island’s Hillside Hall and Anna Fascitelli Fitness and Wellness Center have earned LEED gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to the school. Hillside Hall, URI’s newest residential facility, which opened in 2012, is...

University of Colorado rec center achieves top LEED standards

University of Colorado Recreation Center in Boulder, Colo., as achieved LEED platinum certification, the building’s construction company has announced in a release. Saunders Construction is considered a leader in sustainable construction with 43 completed projects that have achieved LEED certification...

Flight 93 memorial incorporates sustainable building elements

Flight 93 memorial incorporates sustainable building elements

Grief and the memories hit people differently when visiting the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania. For many, the focal point is the 17-ton sandstone boulder that marks the site where the wreckage of United Airlines Flight 93 smoldered 15...

Cornell building LEED-ing campus sustainability

Cornell building LEED-ing campus sustainability

Klarman Hall – Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences’ light-filled humanities building that opened last semester – has been certified LEED platinum. The U.S. Green Building Council, which certifies LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) structures, awarded the...

Oregon center earns highest LEED recognition

Oregon center earns highest LEED recognition

The expanded and renovated Student Recreation Center at the University of Oregon in Eugene has received LEED platinum certification for its sustainable design elements, reports the website American School and University. The $50 million project, which encompasses 110,000 square feet...

Oregon federal building lauded with sustainable design award

Oregon federal building lauded with sustainable design award

Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building in Portland, Ore., has received the Top Ten Plus Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE), according to a press release. In its fourth year, the award...

China's first green skyscraper earns LEED platinum certification

The Pearl River Tower, an environmentally-smart building and landmark within the Guangzhou, China, skyline, has passed LEED-CS platinum certification, according to the website Facility Executive. The 71-story skyscraper is the first project in Guangzhou to achieve LEED-CS platinum certification and...

Company launches Sustainable Living construction initiative

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

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