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.

Living Product Expo 2016 Gears Up For Second Annual Event

The annual Living Product Expo 2016 is set to take place September 13-15 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.

PNC Plaza Participates in Eco-friendly Financing

PNC Plaza, a 24-story building located in downtown Columbus is undergoing $3.2 million in upgrades to its roof, lighting, air controls and water supply.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Adopts Solar Initiative

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) has taken on a solar energy initiative designed to save over $6.2 million across a timespan of 20 years.

Aluminum Use Grows in Sustainable Design & Construction

The Empire State Building, constructed in 1930 to 1932, was the first building to make major use of aluminum.

World Green Building Council Sets New Goal for Net-Zero Buildings by 2050

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) announced a new project on June 30 that aims to achieve net-zero building performance by 2050.

Solidiance Ranks Top 10 Green Performing Cities in the World

A new whitepaper issued in June by growth strategy consulting firm Solidiance, based in Singapore, has rated the top 10 highest “green” performing cities from around the world.

National Pet Hospital Headquarters Seeks Highest LEED Certification

The corporate headquarters of Banfield Pet Hospital, relocating from Portland, Ore., to Vancouver, is seeking the highest LEED certification for its dog-friendly workplace.