California Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order recently that calls for all new or renovate...read more
Since a sustainable building is one you don't have to rebuild, some building sustainability exper...read more
A research project underway at the University of Michigan will test the potential of intelligent...read more
A mandate that requires installation of green roofs on new commercial and residential buildings i...read more
LEED for New Construction, Neighborhood Development and the LEED Volume Program offer some ways t...read more
Those wanting to pursue development in heavily regulated and environmentally sensitive areas are...read more
New York’s City Council introduced a measure last week that would require the city’s 7,000 elevat...read more
The updated LEED 2012 system will introduce a new credit category, “Location and Transportation,”...read more
A community building in Oregon and an office building in California are the first two projects to...read more
The U.S. Green Building Council’s updated LEED 2012 standards will require two systems to be mode...read more
Last year, developers of 23,000 U.S. multifamily housing units applied for LEED certification....
According to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the third draft of LEED 2012, if approved as w...read more
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two American Society of Safety Engi...read more
Several key changes are proposed for the LEED-...read more
A new study by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan’s Taubman C...read more
There are many other recognized national, state and local programs that offer a variety of best m...read more
As LEED standards continue to rise, the top level, LEED Platinum, will likely mean net-zero energ...read more
A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...read more
The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.
The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an acc...read more
After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a yea...read more
Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in releva...read more
Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....
USGBC says that LEED's strength comes from its continuous evolution.
Unions have learned to help employers win contracts with bids made competitive through good safet...read more
Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...read more
The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...read more
This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, an...read more