Report Finds Green Building Affects Worker Health


(10/08/2014)
The design of an office building significantly affects worker health, wellbeing and productivity, according to a new report.

Cleaning Companies Pilot Green Business Program


(10/08/2014)
Five San Francisco companies have successfully completed the first green business program in the county with training focused on custodial worker health.

LEED Credentials in High Demand


(10/01/2014)
More employers in the construction and engineering industries consider LEED credentials an essential part of hiring criteria, according to a study of job postings from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

U.S. Solar Energy Production Jumps 21 Percent


(10/01/2014)
More than half a million U.S. homes and businesses are generating solar energy, according to a new market report released in early September.

JLL Releases Sustainability Report


(09/17/2014)
LL, a Chicago-based real estate investment management firm, has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, which provides a summary of the company’s performance against its sustainability areas.

D.C. Hits LEED Milestone


(09/17/2014)
The District of Columbia has surpassed 100 million square feet of space certified as meeting LEED standards, Mayor Vincent Gray announced on Sept. 11.

ARCOM Partners with GreenWizard


(09/17/2014)
ARCOM, a provider of building specification tools, and GreenWizard, a company that helps track green-building progress, are combining their resources to help architects identify products and materials that will fulfill green-building goals.
 

DBIA 2014 Award Winners Announced


(09/17/2014)
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) in August announced the 2014 winners of the Design-Build Project/Team Awards.

Navy Pays $7.7 Million for LEDs


(09/17/2014)
The U.S. Navy has ordered $7.7 million worth of LED lighting from Solon-based Energy Focus.

Green Hotels Earn More, Study Finds


(09/03/2014)
A Cornell University School of Hotel Administration study found hotels that are LEED certified not only help the environment, but also earn more revenue.