Solar Array Construction Announced for IKEA’s Future Store in Ohio

Leiden, Netherlands-based IKEA recently announced plans to install solar panels on top of its Columbus store, which is expected to open in summer 2017.

GBCI Report Says Europe is Ready for Greater Use of LEED v4

LEED continues to expand in Europe, according to the latest 2016 LEED in Motion: Europe report, released earlier this month at the USGBC’s Green Building EXPO International Exhibition & Conference in Belgrade.

Energy Investments to Lower Amazon’s Global Carbon Footprint

Amazon Web Services (AWS), based in Seattle, recently announced its new Wind Farm US Central 2, a 189-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Hardin County that will generate approximately 530,000 MW hours (MWh) of wind energy annually starting in December 2017.

New Construction Technology Helps Builders Reduce Planning Time & Costs

Trimble, based in Sunnyvale, recently introduced office software, site positioning and machine control solutions that will help contractors maximize the technology used to complete construction projects.

Educational Opportunities Promote Sustainable Design at RCI International Convention

The 32nd RCI International Convention and Trade Show will be held March 16 to March 21, 2017 at the Hilton in Anaheim.

Construction Completed on Cimpress’s North American Headquarters

Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA) of Boston and Waltham-based Commodore Builders announced the completion of construction on the new North American office for Venlo, Netherlands-based Cimpress located in Waltham on Nov. 10.

Perovskite Solar Cell to Increase Efficiency

Researchers at both Stanford and Oxford Universities have created a new solar cell by combining two perovskite solar materials.

Colorado College Announces Reconstruction of Honnen Ice Arena

Colorado College (CC) announced a $10 million plan to rebuild the Honnen Ice Arena on the south side of campus.

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.