GBI Group to Revise Green Building Standard

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

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

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

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

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

The Princeton Review has revealed its annual list of the most environmentally friendly colleges and universities.

GBCI and Bureau Veritas Partner on LEED Certification

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

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

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

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.