Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: LED Area Lights by MaxLite

These DLC approved products can replace metal halide and high pressure sodium outdoor lighting... [...]

BIFMA Announces Over 40 Furniture Manufacturers With level Certified Products

Developed in accordance with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) procedures, level is the label awarded to office furniture products that meet multiple criteria of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture 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... [...]