Tag: Green Building

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.
LightView sustainable student housing

LightView Achieves Boston’s First Private Student Housing LEED Platinum Certification

LightView, a sustainable student housing community at Boston's Northeastern University, has been awarded USGBC's highest level of green building certification: LEED Platinum.
USGBC leadership

USGBC Names 2020 Leadership Award Recipients

The U.S. Green Building Council's annual awards recognize extraordinary leadership in green building and commitment to advancing healthy, sustainable buildings and communities
USGBC All In

USGBC To Fund 500 LEED Professionals In Underserved Communities

The commitment marks the launch of USGBC’s new equity program USGBC All In: Building Equity Together, which aims to build green building expertise and workforce.
LEED Fellows

GBCI Announces 2020 LEED Fellows

The 2020 class of LEED Fellows includes 25 green building leaders who represent the top of their field and are committed to creating healthier, more sustainable and resilient communities.

Green Buildings, Safety First

Four new pilot credits in the LEED rating system include a focus on surface cleaning and indoor air quality.
October 2020 Issue

Facility Executive: October 2020 Issue

The October 2020 issue looks at healthy, sustainable, resilient facilities, including mass notification, HVAC, green buildings, and more.
HP Inc.

PDR Designed HP Inc. Campus Achieves LEED ID+C Gold V4

The interiors of the HP Inc. campus, designed by Houston-based PDR, has been awarded LEED v4 Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
women in the workplace

Women In Green Building Face Challenges In Wake Of COVID-19 Crisis

While many women are finding support from employers, 62% of survey respondents agree the pandemic is negatively impacting workplace equity.
green building

USGBC Announces 2020 European Leadership Awards

These awards recognize those advancing the development of sustainable, healthy, resilient, green buildings, cities, and communities.
sustainable carpet care

Establishing A Sustainable Carpet Care Program

Establishing a sustainable carpet care program can reassure building occupants that facility managers are working toward a sustainable present and future.
post-pandemic

USGBC Launches Global Economic Recovery Strategy

USGBC has outlined a path for how healthy places and LEED will support recovery efforts as businesses, governments, and communities prepare for a post-pandemic world.
MuseumLab

Pittsburgh’s MuseumLab Achieves LEED Gold

MuseumLab at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh has been awarded LEED® Gold status for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions in areas including sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality.
Energy Benchmarking

Five Ways To Begin Energy Benchmarking

For actionable insight, buildings are increasingly tracking and comparing energy performance.
LEED Green Building

Colorado Leads Nation In LEED Green Building

USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED recognizes current leaders committed to more sustainable and resilient buildings, cities, and communities.
LEED v4.1

LEED Surpasses 100,000 Commercial Green Building Projects

Global growth of LEED reinforces the role green buildings play as a climate solution and tool for improving quality of life.
MLB

USGBC Announces 2019 Green Building Leadership Awards

Microsoft and the Minnesota Twins are among the recipients to be recognized next month during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.
green building products

Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.
headquarters

Canon Canada HQ Earns LEED® Gold Certification

The 180,000-square-foot, five-story building includes elements that encourage collaboration, foster well-being, and promote practices that reduce its carbon footprint.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.