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February 04,2011

President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative, announced February 3, 2011, aims to achieve a 20% improvement in energy efficiency in...

January 19,2011

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced newly elected officers and new directors to its 2011 Board of Directors, including Elizabeth...

December 07,2010

Blue design creates places that are not just neutral, but actually add back to the world and is the future of sustainable design and architecture...

November 16,2010

The U.S. green building market is up 50% from 2008 to 2010—from $42 billion to $55 billion-$71 billion, according to McGraw-Hill...

November 11,2010

This month, the total footprint of commercial projects certified under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Green Building Rating System...

November 10,2010

The National Mall—known as America’s front yard—is being targeted for a massive rehab and restoration that could cost as much as...

November 09,2010

Green buildings continue to be on the agenda for real estate owners, developers, and corporate owner-occupants, according to the Turner 2010 Green...

October 21,2010

The General Services Administration has increased its sustainability requirements and now mandates LEED Gold for its projects.

October 11,2010

Rhode Island is the first state to adopt the International Green Construction Code (IGCC). The Rhode Island Green Buildings Act identifies the...

October 08,2010

Union Bank’s San Diego headquarters building located at 530 B Street has been awarded LEED Gold certification from the Green Building...