Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Sustainability Staffing In Higher Education

A survey by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education reveals a workforce that reports a sense of job security and... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: "Greener" WypAlls from Kimberly-Clark

These cleaning wipers now feature more recycled content and less... ...Read More...

Results: CoreNet Global/Jones Lang LaSalle Sustainability Survey

Results reveal a corporate real estate industry in the process of reconciling the focus on reducing environmental impacts of buildings with the need to control costs and support corporate financial... ...Read More...

Football Stadiums: The Power Plants of Tomorrow

With the Super Bowl shining a spotlight on the NFL, fans of another stripe are cheering sustainable developments at Philadelphia’s eight-year-old Lincoln Financial Field, which recently announced plans to go to net zero and generate power needs through onsite sustainable or renewable... ...Read More...

Election Means Changes, Challenges For Construction Industry

Following an election that brought sweeping changes and switched the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives, construction industry observers foresee changes in policies impacting this... ...Read More...

Tips on Making the Holiday Season More Sustainable

"There are lots of ways to make this a more sustainable holiday season," says Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group. "And just remember, every sustainable gift we give is also a gift honoring our... ...Read More...

Update of LEED Opens for First Public Comment 

The proposed update builds on the foundation of LEED 2009, including the alignment and weighting of credits and further advances the “bookshelf” framework where credits are applied to specific building... ...Read More...

Green Actions Of U.S. Communities Surveyed

A survey from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) looked at where localities are on the spectrum of turning priorities into concrete... ...Read More...

ASHRAE Competition Gives Students Practical Experience

Engineering practices such as building information modeling (BIM), geothermal, and combined cooling, heating, and power were highlighted in the winning entries in the 2010 ASHRAE Student Design... ...Read More...

Institute Brings Industry Perspective to DOE Initiatives

NIBS has encouraged DOE to use a holistic approach to achieve sustainability in federal buildings; look at lifecycle costs instead of first costs as a basis for sustainable decision making; and include operations and maintenance staff and building occupants in the long-term strategies for sustainability.... ...Read More...