University of California Signs Carbon Pledge

The University of California (UC) has become the first university in the world to sign the Montreal Carbon Pledge, the school confirmed on Feb. 19.

Tenants Prefer Sustainable Buildings, Research Finds

Tenants are happier with buildings that make an effort to be sustainable, researchers at Chicago-based DTZ, a real estate and property investment company, have concluded.

Vasakronan Achieves LEED EB:OM

The largest LEED Volume certification outside of North America has been awarded to Vasakronan, Sweden’s largest property owner.

Bloomberg Recognized for Sustainability

Sustainability Roundtable, Inc, (SR Inc) based in Cambridge, has recognized New York City-based Bloomberg as the Sustainable Business & Enterprise Roundtable's (SBER) Outstanding Corporate Leader of 2014.

USGBC Honors Green Schools

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently honored the 2014 Best of Green Schools recipients.

Roosevelt University Receives Award for Green Initiatives

Roosevelt University in Chicago received gold-level recognition from the Illinois Governor’s Higher Education Campus Sustainability Compact and the Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council for its green initiatives, according to an announcement on Jan. 27.

UH Manoa Saves on Energy Costs

The University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH Manoa) has saved $3.4 million in energy costs in 2014 alone, the school confirmed on Jan. 20.

New Book Provides Green Building Guidance

A new book helps guide construction lawyers through laws and regulations that govern green and sustainable development.

Elevator Energy Efficiency Overlooked by Owners, Study Finds

Energy-efficient elevators can significantly reduce the costs of operating a building, but the information needed to help building owners identify the appropriate elevator system — and the savings associated with it — aren't readily available, according to a new study.

Third TCU Residence Hall Earns LEED Gold

Opened in August 2014, Marlene Moss Hays Hall is the third and latest residence hall in Texas Christian University ‘s (TCU) new Worth Hills Village development to receive LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)