Solar Installation Set to Offset 95 Percent of Electrical Use

SUNation Solar Systems of Oakdale, N.Y., and Perfume Center of America, which recently relocated to Ronkokoma, have teamed up to complete the second largest privately owned rooftop solar system on Long Island.

TSA’s New Headquarters Aims for LEED Gold, 2017 Opening

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) headquarters is relocating from Arlington, Va., to Alexandria, and when the move is complete in 2017 the agency will occupy a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient building.

EPA Launches New Tribal Green Building Toolkit

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the San Francisco-based Tribal Green Building Codes Workgroup announced on Aug. 17 a new toolkit to assist tribes in prioritizing and implementing healthy, green building policies and practices.

New York Building to be the Country’s Healthiest Office Building

A new office building at 425 Park Avenue in New York is currently under construction and will be one of the nation’s first commercial office towers to be WELL Building Standard-certified.

College Park Marriott Hotel Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

Located near the University of Maryland, the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in College Park has become one of only four LEED Platinum certified hotels in the United States.

Oakland University Receives Latest LEED Certification

Oakland University in Rochester earned its most recent LEED certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in late July.

Seattle Building First for LEED Dynamic Plaque Re-Certification

A commercial office building in downtown Seattle is the first building in the country to receive a LEED Dynamic Plaque re-certification.

Groups Join to Develop New Version of the International Green Construction Code

Washington, D.C.-based International Code Council (ICC) and Atlanta-based American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) have signed the final agreement that outlines each organization’s role in the development and maintenance of the new version of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC).

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Launches PV System

Part of a nationwide sustainability initiative, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s 150-kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic system at Mapunapuna Medical Office recently joined the electrical grid.

JLL Shows Commitment to Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship

JLL, a fortune 500 company that specializes in investment management and specialized real estate services, has reinforced its commitment to global sustainability and corporate citizenship.