Global HVAC Market Expected to Reach $5.2 Billion by 2021

A market report published by Irving-based Lucintel on Oct. 14 said that the HVAC insulation market is expected to reach an estimated $5.2 billion by 2021 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2 percent from 2016 to 2021.

New Statue of Liberty Museum Prepares for 4.3 Million Visitors

A groundbreaking ceremony took place during October to welcome the new Statue of Liberty Museum to Ellis Island.

YMCA Construction Currently Underway in Green Bay

For the past four and a half months, the 112,922-square-foot Downtown Green Bay YMCA has undergone some major renovations designed to create a more interactive and environmentally-friendly experience for visitors. The building underwent its last renovation in 1960 and based on community response, the old building will not be torn down.

Study Supports Growth and Importance of Green Building

According to a new study released on Sept. 19 from New York-based Dodge Data & Analytics, the design and construction of greener buildings is key for increasing productivity and wellness among workers.

California Institute of Technology Constructs Sustainable Laboratory

California Institute of Technology’s biomedical laboratory is currently undergoing renovations built for Professor Lihong Wang and his biomedical engineering team.

UCSB Debuts $58.5 Million Library Renovation

The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) unveiled a $58.5 million renovation to Davidson Library in August.

Long Beach City College Begins Green Renovations to Address STEM Studies

On Sept. 12, Long Beach City College (LBCC) began renovations to its Science Building D in order to provide more modern facilities for students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.

Innovations in Solar Technology Could Increase Profits

A new technology from Pasadena-based Edisun Microgrids allows rooftop solar panels to track the sun and could boost electricity production by 30 percent and help accelerate a commercial switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy.

Managing Energy Consumption Through Green Design

Managing the energy controls of green buildings just got a littler easier with the help of Einstein, an energy management system debuted by Mountain View, Calif.-based Verdigris on Sept. 8.

Giant Food Store Receives LEED Certification at Sixth Location

On Aug. 30, Giant Food Stores, a grocery retailer with headquarters in Carlisle, Pa., received LEED certification at its Lewisberg store. This is the sixth Giant Food store to achieve LEED certification.