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More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months, finds Johnson Controls' annual survey.
Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.
Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.
The incentive-based recycling competition is open to all public and private schools in the United States.
SunSelect Produce’s new high-tech, natural gas-powered combined heat and power technology cuts 12,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year and conserves over 7,000 gallons of water per day.
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.
Experts from around the world will share their insights on the impact of 10 WELL concepts on human health.
The 76,000-square-foot Bentley Arena is the first standalone ice arena to earn the LEED platinum certification from the USGBC.
Thanks to 34 grants from Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful, recycling efforts in public parks throughout the nation will be improved.
In 2010, AU pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020. The school reached its goal two years early, making it the first carbon neutral university in the nation.
The World Green Building Council report highlights the economic benefits of green building and showcases improved occupant satisfaction when health, wellbeing, and productivity features are implemented in existing green structures.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.
California’s Escalon Unified School District recently completed a 1.2 MW solar photovoltaic and integrated energy efficiency and STEM education initiative.
Achieving a zero waste operation does not come without challenges, but the benefits are many: cost savings, energy savings, reduced air and water pollution, and more.
Although cigarette smoking in America has decreased 28% in the past decade, cigarette butts remain the most littered item in the U.S. and across the globe.
Working with the local community and experts from American Bird Conservancy, Northwestern University is using state-of-the-art solutions to keep birds from dying in collisions with glass walls and windows.
On World Water Day 2018, Frost & Sullivan explores this year's theme, "Nature for Water," by acknowledging the influence and inspiration natural filtration and treatment processes lend to water technologies.
Made with sugarcane, WorldView™ Naturals offer a nice green vibe for environmentally friendly restaurants and facilities.
The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.
The cities’ public schools are now using compostable round plates designed by the Urban School Food Alliance in their lunchrooms, diverting 19 million polystyrene food service items from landfills.