Western Michigan hall garners highest green building ranking

Western Michigan hall garners highest green building ranking

Western Michigan University's historic Heritage Hall has earned platinum status, the highest ranking possible, in the Leadership in Environment and Energy Design—LEED—system, which is the nation's most widely used green building ranking. The University was notified earlier this month by...

Five ways data drives green performance

Five ways data drives green performance

When it comes to sustainability, data is ushering in a new era of green performance. Thanks to the digital age, our ability to capture data is virtually limitless and the information we gather has the ability to drive better decisions — economically, socially and environmentally. Over the last two decades, the U.S.

Greenbuild 2017 registration open

Greenbuild 2017 registration open

Registration is open for the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Greenbuild is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and owned by Informa Exhibitions.

Developers incorporate environmental design in warehouse projects

Developers incorporate environmental design in warehouse projects

Step foot in the Randa Logistics building in the Gateway Commerce Center in Tahoe Reno Industrial Center and it appears typical of the giant distribution centers in the area: long aisles of tall shelving with people scurrying about in a...

USGBC, Chinese developer team to promote sustainability

USGBC, Chinese developer team to promote sustainability

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has developed a strategic partnership with Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties, the world’s largest property company and one of China’s strongest advocates of sustainable building construction, to spur sustainable practices in the county. The partnership...

Design headquarters earns landmark certification

Design headquarters earns landmark certification

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) headquarters office has gone double platinum in a landmark achievement. The facility is the first space in the world to achieve both platinum-level certification for the WELL Building Standard (WELL) under WELL v1...

Denver apartments earn LEED gold

Denver apartments earn LEED gold

A Denver apartment building has earned LEED gold certification, according to a release. Coda Apartments was developed by Zocalo Community Development and Principal Real Estate Investors. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by the United...

University of Kentucky means business; earns LEED gold

University of Kentucky means business; earns LEED gold

The University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics Building has been certified LEED gold by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Fla. health care campus earns LEED gold

Fla. health care campus earns LEED gold

Lakeland Regional Health’s recently opened Grasslands campus has earned LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, which recognizes buildings that are designed and built and operated “for improved environmental and human health performance.“ Construction of the Grasslands campus...

Fort Collins building earns platinum honor

Fort Collins building earns platinum honor

Fort Collins Utilities’ new administration building has been recognized as one of the most energy efficient buildings in the state. The building in Colorado has received platinum Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design designation from the U.S. Green Building Council,...

Nine more countries join LEED Earth campaign

Nine more countries join LEED Earth campaign

Nine new countries have certified their first LEED project or their first LEED v4 platinum building, as represented in U.S. Green Building Council’s ongoing LEED Earth campaign, designed to accelerate the uptake of green building and LEED throughout the world....

Green organizations team to accelerate green building in Canada

Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) have signed an agreement to form a Canadian joint venture called Green Business Certification Inc.

Green building flourishes in U.S. luxury developments

Green building flourishes in U.S. luxury developments

In recent years, luxury real estate developers and architects in the United States, have been increasingly using advances in green building technology and carbon neutral energy programs, while engaging more with the outdoor environment and using cleaner air systems and...

Office plaza earns LEED platinum recertification

For the second time, the home of real estate investment firm Watt Cos. has earned the highest possible LEED certification, attaining platinum status from the U.S.

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...

2 D.C. hotels land gold ratings

2 D.C. hotels land gold ratings

Two Washington, D.C., hotels have earned prestigious LEED gold ratings. The dual-brand Hampton Inn by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton have been certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, according to a press release. The achievement was given for...

Abu Dhabi oil company's HQ nets LEED gold

The Abu Dhabi National Oil headquarters on Abu Dhabi's Corniche has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification in the category of building design and construction. The facility uses more than 4,000 liters of recycled grey-water...

Study: Major job growth from energy-saving tax incentive

As many as 77,000 new design and construction jobs would be created annually over 10 years – along with almost $7.4 billion more in annual GDP – if Congress and the Trump Administration continue an important energy efficiency tax policy,...

LEED in Motion: Europe highlights region's growth

LEED in Motion: Europe highlights region's growth

GBCI, the certifying body for all projects participating in the globally recognized LEED green building rating system, opened its newest office in Europe last week. In conjunction with the launch, GBCI released LEED in Motion: Europe, an overview of LEED...

USGBC to honor top LEED homebuilders

USGBC to honor top LEED homebuilders

Did you work on a truly exemplary green single- or multi-family home in 2016? Are you a developer or homebuilder who has gone above and beyond with LEED? If so, the U.S. Green Building Council wants to turn the spotlight...

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