Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

New Report on Role of Cities in Green Economy

The report is a synthesis of stakeholder perspectives from five major North American cities visited on USGBC’s The Road to Rio+20 engagement event series. It highlights five key messages heard from the events and outlines clear action items for... [...]

USGBC Announces Changes to LEED 2012

Changes address revised delivery and ballot schedule; due out in 2013, revision will become LEED V4 instead of LEED... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Dyson Airblade™ Hand Dryer from Dyson

A life cycle assessment conducted by a Massachusetts-based university found the Dyson Airblade™ hand dryer to be the most sustainable way to dry... [...]

Higher Ed Buildings Earn Top Green Globes Rating

The University of British Columbia is home to two classroom facilities recognized for elevated... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Overburden Removal Warranty from LiveRoof

This applies to removing and replacing vegetative roof modules when assessing and repairing roof membrane... [...]

McDonald's Shares Green Practices Reports

The restaurant company's 2012 report addresses projects in eight categories. Suppliers recognized in another... [...]

Earth Week At U of Nevada, Reno

Facilities staff call attention to recycling with a giant "N" made of plastic water... [...]

AASHE's New Quarterly Review On Higher Ed Sustainable Actions

With a nearly 250% increase of participants in its STARS program since 2011, AASHE has launched a quarterly review to share best... [...]

Tree Plantings On College Campuses

AASHE, a three year partner of the Arbor Day Foundation, is encouraging its member campuses to plant trees this... [...]

Air Curtains Allowable In Pending IgCC

An air curtain (or "air door") employs a stream of air to create an air seal, separating different environments while allowing traffic... [...]