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.

Israel Announces National CleanTech Finalists

Six startups have been selected to advance to Israel’s national round of the CleanTech Open Global Ideas Competition, hosted in September at Tel Aviv University.

GBI Group to Revise Green Building Standard

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has put together a group of experts to revise and update a standard for green commercial building.

California Adds Solar Power to State Facilities

The California Department of General Services (DGS) announced last week that it has completed two solar power installation projects at a state-run prison and state hospital in Coalinga, Calif.

Rambler Park Achieves LEED Platinum EBOM

Rambler Park, a 310,000-square-foot office building in Dallas, has been awarded the first LEED Platinum for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance certification in the city and north Texas.