GBI Group to Revise Green Building Standard


(08/27/2014)
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has put together a group of experts to revise and update a standard for green commercial building.

California Adds Solar Power to State Facilities


(08/27/2014)
The California Department of General Services (DGS) announced last week that it has completed two solar power installation projects at a state-run prison and state hospital in Coalinga, Calif.

Rambler Park Achieves LEED Platinum EBOM


(08/14/2014)
Rambler Park, a 310,000-square-foot office building in Dallas, has been awarded the first LEED Platinum for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance certification in the city and north Texas.

Empire State Energy Program Saves $7.5 Million


(08/14/2014)
An energy efficiency program at the iconic Empire State Building has generated about $7.5 million in savings over the past three years.

PSE&G Petitions to Extend Energy Efficiency Program


(08/14/2014)
Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utilities provider, wants the state to spend $110 million and extend an energy efficiency program that benefits hospitals, multi-family housing units, nonprofits and government agencies.

Princeton Review Names Top Green Schools


(08/13/2014)
The Princeton Review has revealed its annual list of the most environmentally friendly colleges and universities.

GBCI and Bureau Veritas Partner on LEED Certification


(08/13/2014)
Bureau Veritas has partnered with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) to help verify projects for LEED certification.

Northside First LEED Platinum School in North Carolina


(08/06/2014)
Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, N.C. is the first LEED Platinum elementary school in North Carolina.

JLL Tool Measures Green Building and Productivity


(08/06/2014)
Management and real estate services firm JLL wants to help businesses gauge whether having an environmentally friendly workplace makes employees more productive.

Energy Department Invests $6 Million to Research Building Efficiency


(07/30/2014)
The Energy Department is funding up to $6 million for four commercial building projects that will help guide owners as they look to adopt energy efficient technologies.