The adaptive reuse of an on-site public works garage facility at Phipps is aimed at achieving three rigorous green building standard certifications.
The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) facility at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has been certified using the BREEAM USA In-Use standard for existing buildings.
The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is the first project to be certified at the Platinum level under Version 2 of this rating system.
The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.
Top prize in the NIBS Sustainable Buildings Industry Council's 2015 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards went to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, NY for its sustainable renovation project.
Urban Green Council has announced the winners of its 5th annual EBie Awards™, a juried competition that celebrates the innovators behind significant improvements to building efficiency.
The new projects join 23 others across the country that have achieved certification since June 2010 as SITES pilot projects. These diverse projects represent landscapes of various sizes, locations, types, and costs.