ASHRAE winter program focuses on reducing ecological impact

ASHRAE winter program focuses on reducing ecological impact

Reducing the ecological impact of the built environment and integrated design are featured themes in the technical program at ASHRAE's 2018 Winter Conference. The 2018 Winter Conference takes place Jan. 20-24, 2018, at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.

Bloomberg European HQ takes advantage of integrated design, technologies

Bloomberg European HQ takes advantage of integrated design, technologies

Located in London's financial district, media company Bloomberg's European headquarters has been named the world's most sustainable office, according to a press release by project architect Foster + Partners. The designation is based on the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment...

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...

5 ways to save energy

5 ways to save energy

Energy Efficiency Day, which is Oct. 5, is a collaborative effort between regional and national organizations, business, utilities and individuals working to promote energy efficiency: the cheapest, quickest way to meet our energy needs, cut consumer bills and reduce pollution....

Carrier, Midea launch residential ductless HVAC joint venture

Carrier, a leader in high-technology heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) solutions, and Midea America, a subsidiary of Midea Group Co., the world’s largest producer of major appliances, have teamed to launch of Carrier Midea North America. The new...

Boston office building earns LEED platinum

Boston office building earns LEED platinum

CBRE/New England announced that Boston’s 101 Seaport Boulevard has been awarded LEED Platinum certification, the highest LEED rating level possible, reports the Boston Real Estate Times. The 440,000-square-foot 101 Seaport Boulevard Class A office tower is in Boston’s Seaport District...

ASHRAE launches global training center in Dubai

ASHRAE celebrated the grand opening of its new Global Training Center in Dubai. The center will serve ASHRAE members and other building systems professionals in the Gulf Region and surrounding areas, according to the organization. “ASHRAE and our members are...

ASHRAE opens registration for developing economies conference

ASHRAE opens registration for developing economies conference

ASHRAE, in partnership with ASHRAE India and the Delhi Chapter of ISHRAE, has opened registration for the Developing Economies Conference. The event, set for Nov. 10 and 11, 2017, in Delhi, India, will operate under the theme “Trends, Opportunities and...

Study: People less likely to fall sick in green buildings

Study: People less likely to fall sick in green buildings

Buildings constructed and renovated with the environment and resource-efficiency in mind are not only greener and cheaper to operate, maintain and demolish, but they’re healthier places for people to live and work in. This was the key finding from a...

AHR prepares to showcase latest HVAC technologies

AHR prepares to showcase latest HVAC technologies

As the annual AHR Expo nears, a host of companies have begun revealing some of the green and sustainable products they plan to display this winter to a global audience. Among them will be thermostat technologies, digital valves and thermal...

$19M SUNY New Paltz Residence Hall upgrade completed

$19M SUNY New Paltz Residence Hall upgrade completed

A $19 million renovation at SUNY New Paltz's Bevier Hall has been completed. The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York improvement project for the 49-year-old residence hall included a new roof, windows, floors and bathrooms. The 212-bed hall...

Registration opens for 2018 ASHRAE winter conference

Registration is now open for ASHRAE’s 2018 signature events in Chicago.  The 2018 Winter Conference is scheduled for Jan. 20-24, 2018, in the Palmer House Hilton., and the AHR Expo will be held Jan.

Alaska library recognized for sustainable design

Alaska library recognized for sustainable design

The Mendenhall Valley Public Library has received gold certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Mich. college cuts ribbon on geothermal system

Mich. college cuts ribbon on geothermal system

Monroe County Community College officials have formally recognized the college’s switch from an outdated and conventional heating, ventilation and air conditioning system to a more energy-efficient and earth-friendly geothermal-based system during a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event was the culmination...

Bosch unveils new connected thermostat

Bosch unveils new connected thermostat

Bosch Thermotechnology, manufacturer of high-quality heating, cooling and hot water systems, has expanded its portfolio with the new Bosch Connected Control (BCC100). The device is a full-color, 5-inch touchscreen thermostat that brings convenience and functionality to the home with Wi-Fi...

Energy Department working to help schools achieve net zero

Energy Department working to help schools achieve net zero

Children around the nation are heading back to school, and some are going into buildings that have significant energy savings potential. Zero energy schools can use up to 80 percent less energy than conventional schools—that’s a lot of money that could be used for school supplies instead of energy bills. The U.S.

Seattle apartment community earns green certification

Seattle apartment community earns green certification

Mill Creek Residential, a leading multifamily investor and operator specializing in premier apartment communities across the U.S., has achieved LEED silver for Modera South Lake Union, a seven-story luxury apartment community near downtown Seattle. Modera South Lake Union is the...

Colo. college's library modernized with high-tech, energy-efficient attributes

Colo. college's library modernized with high-tech, energy-efficient attributes

Like other Colorado College students, sociology major Manuel Meraz had to find another place besides the campus library to study last school year. Most of Tutt Library was closed for renovations. After the first day of class that kicked off the school's 144th academic year, Meraz was back at it.

Energy audits can improve IAQ

Energy audits can improve IAQ

Does your air conditioner kick into high gear in the summer? Is all that cool air staying inside or is it leaking out and pulling hot outdoor air in? A summer home energy audit is an excellent way to stay...

Whirlpool buildings awarded LEED certifications

Whirlpool buildings awarded LEED certifications

Whirlpool Corp. has been recognized by the U.S.

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