AEE Recognizes RU Energy Efficiency

As a result of efforts to become more energy efficient, Rockefeller University (RU), located in New York City, was recently honored with a local award from the Association of Energy Engineers for its multi-year initiative to reduce energy usage and carbon emissions.

Sustainability ‘Pays Off’

A comprehensive new study entitled, The Financial Rewards of Sustainability: A Global Performance Study of Real Estate Investment Trusts, has recently shown that sustainable facilities do financially “pay off,” performing more efficiently than their less sustainable competitors and better in the stock market.

UGE To Supply Renewable Energy to Boston Firm

Boston Properties, a real-estate investment firm, hired New York-headquartered UGE International Ltd. (UGE) to design and supply a rooftop renewable energy system at its new headquarters in Boston.

JLL Seeks To Acquire CoR Advisors

Adding to their comprehensive energy services, Chicago-based real-estate consultant, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), signed a letter of intent to acquire Washington-based CoR Advisors, a business that specializes in smart building consulting and solutions.

EPA Recognizes Green Product Manufacturers

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently honored 21 organizations for their design, manufacturing, promotion and use of products that improve health and environmental safety.

GBCI, CaGBC Partner to Promote WELL Building Standard

Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), headquartered in Washington, and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), based in Ottawa, Ontario, announced a new agreement to promote and advance the WELL Building Standard (WELL) in Canada.

DU Uses Cogeneration to Meet Power Goals

An energy center at Duquesne University (DU) in Pittsburgh is now responsible for providing the entire campus with all necessary electricity, heating and cooling.

GBCI and Bureau Veritas Confirm Partnership

Washington, D.C.-based Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and Bureau Veritas of Paris, have finalized the terms of their agreement to facilitate LEED certification internationally.

GE Announces Solar Energy Project in N.Y.

General Electric Co. (GE) announced May 29 that it will begin construction on a new 2-megawatt ground-mounted solar installation unit stationed outside of the President Container Group (PCG), a Moonachie, N.J.-based manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers, in Middleton, N.Y.

Green Seal Revises GS-42 Standard

Washington D.C.-based Green Seal introduced a revised version of GS-42, its standard for commercial and institutional cleaning services, the organization confirmed on May 19.