Wells Fargo Named Greenest Financial Company

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recognized Wells Fargo & Company, headquartered in San Francisco, as the green building leader among financial institutions.

Princeton Review Names Top Green Colleges

In anticipation of Earth Day on April 22, The Princeton Review released its sixth annual free guide to the most environmentally responsible colleges.

USGBC Adopts Living Building Challenge Requirements

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will now recognize energy and water requirements from the Living Building Challenge within the LEED green building program, the council announced on April 7.

Green California Summit Encourages Water Reduction

Green industry professionals gathered at the Sacramento Convention Center April 7 and 8 for the Green California Summit and Exposition.

D.C. Tops Energy Star List

The District of Columbia ranks first in the total number of energy-efficient buildings, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It’s the first time in six years that D.C. has knocked Los Angeles out of the top spot.

U.S. Cities Embracing Solar Power, Report Finds

Several major American cities are embracing solar energy, with 20 cities accounting for almost 7 percent of the nation’s total solar capacity, according to a new report.

Green California Summit Kicks Off April 7

California’s efforts to combat climate change and grow a vibrant economy that will sustain both present and future generations will be highlighted at the upcoming Green California Summit in Sacramento April 7-8.

Nonprofits Receive Funding For Solar Projects

The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club based in Pittsburgh announced March 16 it will donate more than $422,000 to 10 nonprofit organizations across Pennsylvania and New York to fund the purchase and installation of new solar projects that will be completed throughout 2015.

Eiffel Tower Installs Wind Turbines

The Eiffel Tower in Paris is going green with new wind turbines that will help produce electricity.

Field Museum Achieves LEED Gold

The Field Museum in Chicago was awarded LEED Gold certification for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (EB O+M) on March 16.