LEED, sustainable design, Greenwashing, Green Globes, and other sustainable facility management concepts are included in this section.
Design Workshop will oversee the project and will collaborate with the ASLA Site Sustainability Task Force throughout all... [...]
Study shows 60% of companies indicate water is poised to affect business growth and profitability within five years; more than 80% say it will influence decisions on where to locate... [...]
The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has announced a diverse list of recently completed construction projects in the institutional, commercial, and retail... [...]
In 2012, Kaiser Permanente adopted a national sustainable energy policy and launched an ambitious strategy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 (compared to 2008 levels). Developing onsite generation of renewable power plays a significant role in reducing its carbon emissions and meeting its 2020... [...]
An infographic from Enlighted, Inc., a provider of an advanced digital sensor and analytics platform to further smart building evolution, illustrates how plug load control can save energy and money. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 30% to 50% of U.S. commercial building electricity consumption can be attributed to plug loads. “General office and miscellaneous equipment like computers, monitors, printers, projectors, and TVs... [...]
Olympia Development of Michigan launched this week of a 24/7 live streaming webcam displaying construction of The District Detroit development as well as the new Detroit Events Center. A camera provides continuous live streaming video of the 12-acre events center construction site. This site includes the new Red Wings arena, as well as surrounding neighborhood-friendly office and retail buildings, the Via and a public piazza. The... [...]
IEEE will host the inaugural International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) in Guadalajara, Mexico October 25-28, 2015 at the Hilton Guadalajara. With a conference theme “Smarter Cities for Sustainability,” ISC2 will focus on solutions to fuel sustainable economic development in cities facing ever-changing factors such as population growth, climate change, and congestion. ISC2 provides a forum to exchange ideas and share best... [...]