Report Finds Green Building Affects Worker Health

The design of an office building significantly affects worker health, wellbeing and productivity, according to a new report.

Cleaning Companies Pilot Green Business Program

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The U.S. Navy has ordered $7.7 million worth of LED lighting from Solon-based Energy Focus.

Green Hotels Earn More, Study Finds

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