Hoboken condo project offers green, sustainable lifestyle

Hoboken condo project offers green, sustainable lifestyle

In creating the homes at 118 Madison St., Chartier Group, in partnership with Pintak Development, has set out to not only achieve LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council but also to do so while crafting carefully considered,...

In the LEED: San Francisco hotels go green

In the LEED: San Francisco hotels go green

As their economic advantages become clearer, eco-friendly features matter more and more to the hospitality industry. Not only can these programs decrease building operating costs, but some studies also show that green features can boost revenue, too. Within the San...

Denmark campus opens with eye on future for sustainable living

Denmark campus opens with eye on future for sustainable living

Everyone can relate to being the new kid at school and struggling to find the cafeteria, classrooms and (worst-case scenario) the bathrooms. So spare a thought for the Copenhagen International School’s 930 returning students because the building’s brand new and...

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...

How to put a building on a water diet in 2017

How to put a building on a water diet in 2017

As building owners and managers prepare for the new year, they might consider committing their buildings to the same resolution as millions of American men and women: a diet. Every year, millions of gallons of water is wasted through undetected...

Indian pharmaceutical plant earns LEED gold

The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) LEED-India has awarded its prestigious gold level rating to Phase 2 of ACG's capsule manufacturing plant in Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED-India) green building rating system is a...

Indian complex earns LEED platinum certification

Godrej BKC, the commercial project in Mumbai, for Godrej Properties Limited (GPL), one of India's leading real estate developers, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum certification. With the achievement, Godrej BKC becomes the only multi-occupant...

Canadian hospital a 'golden' facility

Canadian hospital a 'golden' facility

Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification for new construction with the Canada Green Building Council, reports the Oakville Beaver. LEED is a nationally-recognized certification program for the design, operation and...

REI sets new standard as first U.S. LEED platinum, net zero distribution center

REI sets new standard as first U.S. LEED platinum, net zero distribution center

REI’s new distribution center in Goodyear, Ariz., has achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) platinum certification — the highest level in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) green building rating system — making it the first distribution center in the U.S.

6 data center infrastructure trends for 2017

6 data center infrastructure trends for 2017

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, has released six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017. This year’s trends follow the 2016 data center trends published by Emerson Network Power last year. “We’re moving further into the cloud era, and...

New energy code for commercial buildings released

The recent publication of Standard 90.1-2016 marks the latest edition of the Standard, setting the stage for future building energy efficiency requirements in commercial buildings, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy.

Infographic: The benefits of green stormwater infrastructure on commercial properties

Water-saving strategies are a key component of sustainable living. In particular, a growing number of commercial operations are devising ways to collect and reuse water that falls from the sky and would otherwise pool on their roofs. In many ways,...

North Arizona aquatic, tennis complex earns LEED gold

North Arizona aquatic, tennis complex earns LEED gold

The Aquatic and Tennis Complex at Northern Arizona University has earned LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to the school. NAU now boasts 13 LEED-certified buildings on its Flagstaff campus. The Aquatic and Tennis Complex hosts...

Delta's Mumbai office awarded LEED platinum rating

The Mumbai office of Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, has achieved a platinum rating under the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) commercial interiors rating system, according to a press release. The interior of...

Michelin awarded LEED gold for Midwest distribution center

Michelin awarded LEED gold for Midwest distribution center

Michelin’s Midwest distribution center in Wilmington, Ill., has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to a press release. The LEED rating system is recognized as a benchmark for the...

Wash. pet hospital earns environmental award

Wash. pet hospital earns environmental award

A Washington pet hospital has been recognized for its sustainable practices. Statewide business organization Association of Washington Business (AWB) selected Banfield Pet Hospital as the winner of its Leading Environmental Practice Award, according to a press release. The award recognized...

Cape Town center a standout for sustainable hospital operations management

Cape Town center a standout for sustainable hospital operations management

A range of green technologies is making the new Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, a model facility for sustainable hospital operations management. A special double-skin façade and electricity-generating elevators are two of the solutions implemented...

Miami tower earns Florida green building certification

After meeting the sustainable standards established in the Florida Green High-Rise Residential Building certification program, Melody Tower in Miami has been certified by the Florida Green Building Coalition. The certification represents achievements in categories such as water conservation, indoor air...

New Washington resort achieves gold status

New Washington resort achieves gold status

MGM National Harbor has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification to MGM National Harbor, MGM Resorts International’s newest resort. Minutes from Washington, D.C., in Prince George's County, Maryland, the resort is scheduled to open Dec....

University dubbed a sustainable ‘Cool School’

University dubbed a sustainable ‘Cool School’

The University of California-Merced has been recognized by the Sierra Club for its commitment to sustainability by working to reduce energy use and transportation emissions, conserve water and expand environmental knowledge. The university ranked 84th on the Sierra Club’s list...

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