Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. LEED articles below.
New pilot credit increases transparency in timber supply chains and reduces the risk of illegally harvested wood being used in buildings.
This week, the U.S. Green Building Council recognized two companies for environmental efforts and also introduced the Timber Traceabiliy LEED pilot credit.
The 64-floor skyscraper in downtown Pittsburgh is now the second-largest LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings V4 office building in the world.
Massachusetts and Washington earned the second and third spots in the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building ranking.
The new Visitor Center and Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO is one of only 10 National Park Service sites to be awarded LEED certification.
New LEED v4 requirements for student housing require new training and a shift in the behaviors of students, residence life staff, maintenance, and housekeeping staff.
The newest version of the USGBC green building program focuses on energy performance and emphasizes human health and integrative building design.
UL has launched a program focused on providing insight into Environmental Product Declarations, including product impact in comparison with the category average or previous product versions.
Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.
Fir Tree Partners hired Kostow Greenwood Architects for its most recent (sustainable) office upgrade in New York City.
The corporate campus in Parsippany, NJ earned LEED Gold for Commercial Interiors in 2013, and the recent recertification is coupled with an ongoing focus on ENERGY STAR performance.
Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.
The team installed LG NeON 2 solar panels atop its LEED Platinum headquarters, the UCLA Health Training Center.
The 40,000-square-foot expansion project is the fourth at the Chesterfield County, VA hummus making facility, and will maintain its LEED Gold certification.
The 76,000-square-foot Bentley Arena is the first standalone ice arena to earn the LEED platinum certification from the USGBC.
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.
The new grant program is designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for Cities certification.
More than 90 percent of all trash generated at Super Bowl LII was responsibly recovered through composting, recycling, and reuse.
Green building space in China is expected to reach two billion square meters by 2020, up from current estimates of 600 million square meters spread across more than 300 cities.
With help from Johnson Controls, Pfizer built the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum certified pharmaceutical factory in Dalian, China.