Content related to ‘LEED’

China’s First Green Skyscraper

China’s First Green Skyscraper.

Sustainable architecture, engineering solutions, and a unique building design come together to make the Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China one of the most innovative skyscrapers in the world.


Illinois Is USGBC’s Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois Is USGBC’s Top State For LEED Green Building.

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row, with 161 LEED certifications representing 3.43 square feet of certified space per resident.


FM Alert: United Nations HQ Wins 2015 Beyond Green™ Award

FM Alert: United Nations HQ Wins 2015 Beyond Green™ Award.

Top prize in the NIBS Sustainable Buildings Industry Council’s 2015 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards went to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, NY for its sustainable renovation project.


New GSU College of Law Building Encourages Interaction

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With a core mission of nurturing community engagement, student learning, and the demands of a modern legal education, Georgia State University’s new College of Law building in downtown Atlanta promotes engagement and collaboration.


Motorized Shades Reflect Well On LEED Gold HQ

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Intelligent motor controls and best-in-class RB 500 motorized roller shades helped shape the look of the Hub Group’s new headquarters, located in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, IL.


Chicago’s Merchandise Mart To Install Distributed Energy Storage Technology

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Chicago’s iconic Merchandise Mart, one of the world’s largest commercial buildings and wholesale design centers, will install Johnson Controls’ distributed energy storage technology.


Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue

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This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.