Clinton Initiative Pumps Greenhouse Gas Fight

Improving old buildings through energy-efficient renovations is the focus of an expanded partnership between the Clinton Climate Initiative and the U.S. Green Building Council to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Fabric-Duct HVAC System Provides Energy Savings

Energy efficient HVAC systems are being lauded in a $25 million expansion project that added two new buildings to William Penn University’s 135-year-old campus.

Solar Savings Generate Scholarship Funding

Scholarship money for Florida Atlantic University students is coming from a new source: the sun.

Green Building Agency Overhauls LEED AP

Professionals will face a revamped LEED accreditation system in June 2009 as part of a comprehensive overhaul of the USGBC’s green building rating and certification system.

Greening Correctional Facilities: Water Efficiency & Conservation

By Bryna Cosgriff Dunn
Efficient use of water and the integration of conservation measures have come to form central elements of green building, and in no sector are the potential efficiencies and benefits greater or more readily realizable than in the corrections market.

CSU Signs Deal With SunEdison for Solar Power

California’s Department of General Services struck a deal with SunEdison to install and maintain solar panels on 15 California State University campuses through the next 20 years.

Colorado Private School Awarded LEED Gold

Valor Christian High School is the first private high school in the state to receive a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, according to school officials.

Sustaining a Budget With Sustainable Design

By Jeff Nudi, PE, LEED AP
What process should architects, engineers and owners apply in selecting green design strategies?

New Green Rating Added to Princeton Report

The Princeton Review recognized more than 10 U.S. colleges and universities in its Green Rating Honor Roll as part of the green rating introduced with its latest survey.

Food-Service Renovation Applies LEED Standards

Lewis & Clark Law School completed a 5,286-square-foot sustainable renovation of the college’s primary food-service facility to modernize the outdated facility and provide a healthy environment for eating, studying and socializing.