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.

Retrofitting Brings Energy-Efficient HVAC to Campbell Junior High

Before Robert D. Campbell Junior High School’s HVAC system was retrofitted with controllable chilled beam pump modules (CCBPM) in late 2015, the school used ventilators to cool the facility and waited long periods of time for the building’s temperature to change.

AECOM Commits to Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions

AECOM, a fully integrated global infrastructure firm based in Los Angeles, announced on August 10 that it is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent by 2020.

Silver Oak Named First Commercial Production Winery to Receive LEED Platinum

Silver Oak Winery has been named the first commercial production winery in the world to earn LEED Platinum certification, the USGBC’s highest level of recognition.

Presence Center for Advanced Care Earns LEED Gold in Chicago

Presence Center for Advanced Care (PCAC) in Chicago has recently received LEED Gold certification on its 380,000-square-foot ambulatory care center, part of Saint Joseph Hospital.