JLL Releases Sustainability Report


(09/17/2014)
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


(09/17/2014)
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


(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.
 

Inside DirecTV’s LEED Platinum Renovation

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(09/17/2014)
When DirecTV launched a massive renovation project in 2011 for its headquarters in El Segundo, the satellite television provider aimed high to give employees a more sustainable and functional workplace.

Oregon School Sells Carbon Credits to Chevy

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(09/03/2014)
Southern Oregon University (SOU) is taking part in Chevrolet’s carbon-reduction initiative. The school is selling carbon credits for the new LEED certified Raider Village residence halls to the car manufacturer for one year.

Green Hotels Earn More, Study Finds


(09/03/2014)
A Cornell University School of Hotel Administration study found hotels that are LEED certified not only help the environment, but also earn more revenue.

California Adds Solar Power to State Facilities


(08/27/2014)
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.

Lean Planning and Sustainable Design in Health Care

By Stan Chiu, AIA, LEED AP, HGA Architects and Engineers
(08/14/2014)
There is a common saying in the construction industry that the most sustainable space is the space never built. For health care organizations planning to expand or renovate their facilities, the idea of eliminating unneeded space holds real cost benefits, as the most cost-effective space is the space never built.

Princeton Review Names Top Green Schools


(08/13/2014)
The Princeton Review has revealed its annual list of the most environmentally friendly colleges and universities.

GBCI and Bureau Veritas Partner on LEED Certification


(08/13/2014)
Bureau Veritas has partnered with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) to help verify projects for LEED certification.