Microsoft Becomes First Technology Company To Receive Zero Waste Certification

Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) recently announced that the Microsoft Redmond campus has achieved U.S. Zero Waste Business Council’s Gold Level certification. The certification recognizes employee-led efforts to divert at least 90 percent of food, office and construction waste away from landfills through reuse, recycling and composting programs.

Cazza Construction Anticipates Global Impact Using 3-D Construction & Printing

By Jacqueline Tortorello
With a goal of making construction faster, more cost-effective and more environmentally friendly, Cazza Construction in San Francisco strives to adapt to the latest trends in 3-D construction and printing.

New Construction Technology Helps Builders Reduce Planning Time & Costs

Trimble, based in Sunnyvale, recently introduced office software, site positioning and machine control solutions that will help contractors maximize the technology used to complete construction projects.

Educational Opportunities Promote Sustainable Design at RCI International Convention

The 32nd RCI International Convention and Trade Show will be held March 16 to March 21, 2017 at the Hilton in Anaheim.

AHR Expo Announces Educational Opportunities Available at 2017 Conference

The AHR Expo, an annual event for contractors, engineers and other HVAC professionals announced its lineup of educational opportunities and hands-on demonstrations that will be part of next year’s AHR Expo taking place Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2017 in Las Vegas.

Perovskite Solar Cell to Increase Efficiency

Researchers at both Stanford and Oxford Universities have created a new solar cell by combining two perovskite solar materials.

Colorado College Announces Reconstruction of Honnen Ice Arena

Colorado College (CC) announced a $10 million plan to rebuild the Honnen Ice Arena on the south side of campus.

Greenbuild Conference Encourages Sustainability Nationwide

The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) annual Greenbuild Conference and Expo opened Oct. 5 through Oct. 7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. The expo welcomed more than 20,000 attendees and 600 international exhibitors.

Golden 1 Center in Sacramento Receives LEED Platinum Certification

The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) certified Golden 1 Center, the new downtown home of the Sacramento Kings on Sept. 22. as LEED Platinum, the highest level of global recognition an environmentally-efficient building or organization can receive.

California Institute of Technology Constructs Sustainable Laboratory

California Institute of Technology’s biomedical laboratory is currently undergoing renovations built for Professor Lihong Wang and his biomedical engineering team.