Toyota Unveils Eco-Friendly Headquarters


(07/02/2015)
Toyota Motor North America has unveiled architectural renderings of its future North American headquarters, providing new details of the site layout and exterior design of its environmentally sensitive corporate campus.

Little Rock Police Station Earns LEED Silver

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(06/17/2015)
Little Rock’s 12th Street Station, a 46,000-square-foot police station, recently achieved LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Yellowstone Project Uses Batteries for Solar Power

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(05/26/2015)
At the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park, a distributed energy system that combines solar power generation with re-used car battery packs is now online.

Energy Execs Focus on New Growth Strategies


(05/26/2015)
Fluctuating commodity pricing and a volatile environment have pushed energy executives to focus on new growth strategies and to implement significant changes to their business models, according to the results of the 2015 Energy Industry Outlook Survey conducted by KPMG, an international audit, tax and advisory firm.

Third TCU Residence Hall Earns LEED Gold


(01/21/2015)
Opened in August 2014, Marlene Moss Hays Hall is the third and latest residence hall in Texas Christian University ‘s (TCU) new Worth Hills Village development to receive LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Sprawling Urban Park Revitalizes Dallas

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(12/31/2014)
When the Woodall Rodgers Freeway was built in the ’60s, it dissected the heart of Dallas, dividing uptown from downtown. However, the recessed freeway also created an opportunity to revitalize the point connecting uptown and downtown.

Georgia Southern University Achieves LEED Gold

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(11/14/2014)
Georgia Southern University’s new 151,000-square-foot Biological Sciences Building was recently awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).
 

Missouri Western State Partners with Schneider Electric


(11/05/2014)
Missouri Western State University is partnering with Andover, Mass.-based Schneider Electric to help the institution save nearly $400,000 in energy costs over 15 years.

Plant-based Materials Boost Energy Savings

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(10/01/2014)
After three years of research, experts at the University of North Texas (UNT) believe they have found a plant-based material that is cost-efficient to manufacture and capable of significantly reducing energy consumption.

ARCOM Partners with GreenWizard


(09/17/2014)
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.