Designers of the new Public Safety Building in San Francisco gave a presentation on the planned structure at a December meeting of the Academy of Architecture of Justice, which is hosted each month by the American Institute of Architects.
The University of Oregon in Eugene recently received LEED Gold certification for its new Cheryl Ramberg Ford & Allyn Ford Alumni Center. The striking structure, completed in the spring of 2011, serves as the new eastern gateway to the campus.
Space Systems/Loral, a manufacturer of space-grade solar panels for use in satellites and spacecraft based in Palo Alto, recently revealed the answer to an eight-year-old mystery concerning malfunctions in several satellites outfitted with their solar arrays.
Facey Medical Group held a grand opening for its new Facey Medical Group Clinic in Mission Hills in early October and is applying for LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, a rare feat for a hospital.
The University of California at San Diego (UCSD) recently received a LEED Platinum certification for its new Charles David Keeling Apartments, which are named after the scientist who initially alerted the world to the possibility of global warming, after developing the first instrument to measure levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
The results of the November election will soon become more real in the Golden State, as a new law providing $550 million in funding for clean-energy and energy-efficiency projects went into effect on Jan. 1.
Global Green USA, the Santa Monica-based American affiliate of Green Cross International that has influenced more than $20 billion in green building projects, is planning its next endeavor: to help the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy rebuild green.