Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Third BOMI Course Gets Approval from USGBC

USGBC has approved BOMI’s Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II (Design II) course which will help LEED professionals satisfy their credentialing maintenance... [...]

Study Connects Project Delivery Methods/Sustainability Goals

The first comprehensive study to explore the impact of project delivery methods and procurement procedures on achieving sustainable design and construction goals was released earlier this... [...]

Frito-Lay North America Headquarters Achieves LEED Gold

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America recently announced its Plano, TX, headquarters has been awarded LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute... [...]

InterfaceFLOR Earns NSF/ANSI Certification

NSF International has announced that InterfaceFLOR has received certification to NSF/ANSI 140: Sustainable Carpet for both its GlasBac and GlasBac RE... [...]

New Student Center Incorporates Sustainability and Technology

The University of San Diego's new Student Life Pavilion is designed to set a new... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Tierra By Armstrong

This ceiling from Armstrong has attained Cradle to Cradle™ Silver certification from... [...]

Report Shows Hotel Guests Prefer Green

A recently released report by J.D. Power and Associates, the 2009 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study, showed, among other things, that green hotels made great strides in awareness, guest satisfaction, and participation in sustainable programs since the previous reporting period in... [...]

College Athletic Departments Playing Catch-up on Sustainability

New report shows that the commitment to sustainability is lower among athletic departments than compared to their institutions as a whole and to professional sports... [...]

Sears Tower Going Greener

The project will result in energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, cutting base building electricity use by up to 80% (by way of a combination of energy savings and... [...]

Clinton Climate Initiative Focuses on City Infrastructure

The program will support the development of large-scale urban projects that demonstrate cities can grow in ways that are “climate... [...]