Green Building

Resource pages for "Green Building"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


LEED for Cities

15 Local Governments Join LEED For Cities Leadership Program

USGBC program brings local governments together to support LEED for Cities certification efforts with peer-to-peer networking opportunities, technical assistance, and access to educational resources.
construction financing

Lower Cost Financing For Lower Carbon Construction

PACE Equity and New Buildings Institute encourage commercial buildings to reduce carbon footprint with the new CIRRUS™ Low Carbon financing.
office space

Demand For Sustainable, Healthy Buildings Is Redefining Office Space

JLL research shows 84% of premium office buildings are sustainability certified, and space in core central business districts has remained resilient.
green building

World Green Building Trends 2021 Report Released, Available For Download

The findings reveal that architects, engineers, contractors, owners, and investors from around the globe expect to engage in an increased level of green building in the next three years.
DOWSIL™ Silicones for building facades

Dow Plans Program For Carbon-Neutral Silicones In Building Façades

DOWSIL™ Carbon-Neutrality Program to offer silicones for structural glazing, insulating glass, and weathersealing.
C-Crete

C-Crete Awarded $1.55M To Create Prototype Carbon-Based Building

The DOE funding will help C-Crete Technologies convert carbon ore to eco-friendly construction products, then design, assemble, and validate a prototype building.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

For Industry-Leading Networking, Greenbuild Means Go

With more reasons than ever to get back to the business of creating sustainable spaces, you won’t want to miss Greenbuild 2021.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo Comes To San Diego

Register for Greenbuild today using Facility Executive’s exclusive promo code, and receive a free expo hall pass.
USGBC

USGBC Announces CEO Transition, Strategic Review

A leading voice in healthy and vibrant green buildings and communities, the U.S. Green Building Council will build upon its strengths and 28-year history.
Porcelain Tile

Crossville Updates Porcelain Tile Collection

The Color Blox 2.0 porcelain tile collection is a new, concrete-inspired line that enlivens the original Color Blox collection's look.
Building of the Year

MBCEA 2021 Building of the Year Awards

MBCEA announced 2021 Building of the Year award winners.
green building

USGBC Releases 2021 Green Building Community Survey Results

This year’s survey was focused on COVID-19 recovery and how the green building industry can thrive post-pandemic — with health, equity, and green building access cited as key factors for building re-entry.
Earth Day HVAC

Five Ways To Get Your Building Green For Earth Day

In preparation for Earth Day, businesses can cut costs and consume energy in more green ways by making a few smart changes with their HVAC systems.
green buildings

Green Buildings Career Map Highlights Energy Efficiency Jobs

Supported by a U.S. DOE grant, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and its partners offer interactive map highlighting career opportunities in building energy efficiency.
healthy buildings

Healthy Buildings: Disease-Fighting, Productivity-Boosting Super Structures

Healthy buildings are inherently sustainable, but their green benefits go beyond the power grid to offer wellness to those who live and work within their walls.
The Net, Seattle

Climate And Human Health-focused Office Building Moves Ahead

State-of-the-art ventilation, touchless features, rooftop green space highlight The Net, an Urban Visions development in downtown Seattle.
LEED Earth

USGBC Expands LEED Earth to Homes, Communities, Cities

LEED Earth is designed to bring LEED to countries where green building is still emerging and offers certification at no cost to the first project to certify.
LEED green building professionals

Healthcare, Schools, Offices Make Up Most Green Building Certifications

Massachusetts is top state for LEED followed by Washington, Illinois; California ranks #1 for LEED green building professionals, according to USGBC.
material health

Alliance Helps Improve Material Health Transparency

HPDC and CSI are integrating the Crosswalk API into the HPD Builder v2.2—ensuring consistent, accurate data, which feeds into the rating, grading, and certification systems of materials used in the built environment.
embodied carbon

Building Transparency Offers Tools To Address Climate Change

Led by tech and building leaders, the nonprofit provides open access data and tools that aim to reduce CO2 emitted in producing materials for the building industry.

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