Sustainability

December 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The company recently began offering companies the ability to run assessments for design credits,...

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Photovoltaic systems solar panels schools

The report focuses on financial options developed specifically for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

December 21, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The report examines the two primary types of ownership models used to obtain PV installations for...

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USGBC Board of directors

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the newly elected officers and new directors to its 2012 Board of Directors.

December 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Board responsible for articulating and upholding the vision, values, mission of organization.

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December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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December 08, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Firm achieves LEED Platinum certification in New York office that overlooks Bryant Park.

ICS Builders BKSK Architects St. Hildas House Manhattan

The architectural and construction team's design approach and construction practices reflected the resident nuns desire to conn

December 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The facility's design highlights the inherent link between environmental consciousness and religi...

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Mortensen Construction wind farms Iowa

Mortenson was responsible for the design and construction of access roads, foundations, underground collection and a 69-kV subst

December 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

By the end of 2011, Mortenson will have built 17 wind projects in the state generating a total of...

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USGBC World Green Building Council's Government Leadership Awards

New York and San Francisco are strong models for green building policy. The United States continues to be at the forefront of th

December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC commends two U.S. cities for their innovation in green building leadership.

Dr. Phillips charities headquarters SchenkelSchultz Architecture

Designed to provide an understated elegance symbolic of the Dr. Phillips heritage, the facility replaces the prior headquarters

December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The building incorporates sustainable architectural features, environmentally friendly building p...

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Green school house LEED Platinum Phoenix

The 6,000-sf project in Phoenix will be the launching pad of state-of-the-art green schoolhouses across the country on Title 1,

December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Phoenix public school receives the generous gift of a state-of-the-art building for student and c...

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Suffolk Construction Millennium Place III Boston Handel Architects LEED Silver

Construction of the residential tower is expected to add 450 construction jobs.

November 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Millennium Place III is a $220 million, 256-unit development that will occupy a full city block i...

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California solar energy 2020 33%

California has set a goal of generating 33% of its energy from renewable energy by 2020

November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Despite robust training programs, L.A. lacks solar jobs; lost opportunity for workers in high-nee...

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Green Matters Conference San Antonio

The Green Matters Conference, held Feb. 23-24, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas brings together leading industry experts to share up-t

November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

High-interest topics will be covered in technical seminars, including infrared reflective coating...

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The 165,000 sf 12-story residential building is the first green development to be LEED certified in the Murray Hill neighborhood

November 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

The 165,000 sf 12-story residential building is the first green development to be LEED c...

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CSI provides a uniform structure for manufacturers to report the sustainable characteristics of their products through GreenForm

November 04, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

ICC-ES currently references CSI's MasterFormat and other formats in all of its evaluation reports...

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Theres no question that focusing on sustainability is the right thing to do for our environment: commercial buildings account f

October 25, 2011 | By Robert Peck

The study, conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, built on a good indication of...

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Dwyn Taylor is Stellar's vice president, commercial division.

October 20, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Stellar’s federal experience includes military exchanges (large retail stores on military bases),...

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Allan Bilka, RA, is a Senior Staff Architect and Secretariat to the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) with the Intern

October 17, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Allan Bilka, RA, is a Senior Staff Architect and Secretariat to the Internationa...

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Big D's Arizona and Nevada locations will carry Johnsonites Tarkett Collection of resilient sheet, tile and planks, as well as

October 17, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Strategic partnership expands offering to south and west coast customers. 

USGBC-LA's Inaugural Sustainable Innovation Awards will recognize exceptional achievement and innovation in each LEED category f

October 17, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

Chapter to presents inaugural Sustainable Innovation Awards,

The AIA Contract Documents program continues to revise existing documents and develop new documents and guides, as necessary, to

October 11, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

These new documents will be available in the first quarter of 2012 as part of the new AIA Contrac...

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For every Bulbrite Pink Light Bulb that is purchased through the Cancer Center Thrift Shop, 100% of the proceeds will be donated

October 11, 2011 | By BD+C

 

For every Bulbrite Pink Light Bulb that is purchased through the Cancer Center Thrift Sh...

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DR Partnership Program will reach thousands of commercial buildings to educate, promote and drive participation in demand respon

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

Program will use USGBC’s newly revised LEED Demand Response credit as an implementation...

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UL ISR 102 provides detailed requirements with which to evaluate the environmental impacts related to producing a variety of doo

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

ASSA ABLOY Trio-E door is the first to be certified to these sustainability requirements...

UL Environment, Inc., released a White Paper to help educate all stakeholders about Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) an

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

White paper defines EPD, details development process, and identifies emerging trends for...

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The NCE escalator is the first to offer as standard a complete, all-in-one package of green features, including regenerative d

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The energy-efficient NCE escalator from Otis offers customers substantial “green” benefits.

Trades jobs (carpenters, HVAC/boilermakers, electricians, concrete/cement masons, and plumbers) are expected to see the greatest

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Green jobs are already an important part of the construction labor workforce, and signs are that...

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Known as the 'NEXT Living EcoSuite,' the penthouse suite is located in Toronto's King West neighborhood, at Tridel's successful

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

Tridel teams up with Cisco and Control4 to unveil the future of green condo living in Ca...

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Panoptix is an intuitive user experience and a subscription-based business model mean that sophisticated building management is

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Panoptix combines latest technology, new business model and industry-leading expertise to make bu...

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The software can convert a fully BIM detailed standard Revit design file into an immersive collaborative 3D environment in under

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Interactive modeling software transforms the design­build process. 

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