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Fir Tree Partners hired Kostow Greenwood Architects for its most recent (sustainable) office upgrade in New York City.


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Fir Tree Partners hired Kostow Greenwood Architects for its most recent (sustainable) office upgrade in New York City.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. LEED articles below.


Investment Firm Invests In Sustainable Workplace Design

Fir Tree Partners hired Kostow Greenwood Architects for its most recent (sustainable) office upgrade in New York City.

LEED Gold Recertification For Wyndham Hotels & Resorts HQ

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.

Milwaukee Bucks Build Bird Friendly Arena

Designed to earn LEED Silver certification, the NBA team’s new Fiserv Forum features glass that is visible to birds to help prevent collisions.

Workers In LEED Green Buildings Are Happier, Healthier, More Productive 

Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.

ASI’s Diverse Finishing Materials

ASI's diverse range of finishing materials includes metals, ceramics, glass tiles, and more in modern or minimalist options.

Los Angeles Lakers Go Solar At Headquarters Facility

The team installed LG NeON 2 solar panels atop its LEED Platinum headquarters, the UCLA Health Training Center.

Yogi Tea Company Opens LEED Certified Plant

Located in Eugene, OR, the 189,000 square foot building is the first LEED-certified tea manufacturing facility in the U.S.

Sabra Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Hummus Plant

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.

Six Tips For A Green Cleaning Program

Look at both products and processes when evaluating this initiative for healthy buildings.

Bentley University Ice Arena Is Nation’s Most Sustainable

The 76,000-square-foot Bentley Arena is the first standalone ice arena to earn the LEED platinum certification from the USGBC.

New WorldGBC Report Urges Companies To Make Green Improvements

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.

LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

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.

New LEED Ceiling Solutions Guide From Rockfon

The free Rockfon® LEED® v4 Solution Guide shares ceiling solutions for sustainable building projects.

Six Cities Earn LEED For Cities Certification Grants

The new grant program is designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for Cities certification.

Super Bowl LII: Environment Scores Big With Zero Waste

More than 90 percent of all trash generated at Super Bowl LII was responsibly recovered through composting, recycling, and reuse.

JFK International Earns LEED-EB: O+M Gold

The airport's Terminal 4 is the first in the U.S. to be awarded this green building certification.

Mainland China Leads Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED

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.

ASID Shares New HQ Post-Occupancy Research

The American Society of Interior Designers has made available post-occupancy research for its new WELL and LEED certified headquarters in Washington, DC.

Pfizer Builds World’s First LEED Platinum Pharmaceutical Factory

With help from Johnson Controls, Pfizer built the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum certified pharmaceutical factory in Dalian, China.

Corporate Flight Center Focused On Customers, Sustainability

Aviation services company, Gary Jet Center, has built an 8,500 square foot facility catering to the customer experience at its Gary, IN property.

Milliken Completes New LEED v4 Credit Pathway

New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.
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Transportation Industry Embraces Sustainability, Green Building Standards

USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.

New Online Tools From Hunter Douglas Architectural

Web-based tools help specifiers with complex fenestration and energy efficiency data.
Whirlpool

Whirlpool Earns Gold, Silver LEED Green Building Certifications

Whirlpool Corporation was recently awarded LEED® Certification for two of its recent building projects, both in Benton Harbor, MI.

UPenn Student Residence Renovated For LEED Gold

Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.
museum construction

Whitney Museum In NYC Earns LEED Gold

Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.
data center

Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.

New Jersey High School Of The Future Becomes Reality

The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.

A Deeper Shade Of Green

Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.
sustainable workplaces

Top 25 Cities For Sustainable Workplaces

In recognition of 2017 World FM Day, Sodexo has ranked the top metropolitan areas for sustainable workplaces—Washington, DC, San Jose, San Francisco, Denver, and Seattle top the list.

Campus Core At Clemson University

Completion of a multi-faceted facility puts this university on the path to planned redevelopment of its central campus.

Multi-Site Exterior Lighting

Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.
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HVAC Load Reduction From EnVerid Systems

Modules that employ this company's HLR Technology improve indoor air quality in facilities while reducing HVAC energy consumption.

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.
Net Zero Energy School

Maryland Opens Its First Net Zero Energy School

Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.

Outdated Concrete Building Transformed Into Gold

Rather than demolishing an abandoned Rhode Island property and starting from scratch, architects transformed it into a LEED Gold-certified, Class A office building masterpiece.

Wall Panel And Coating Choices Contribute To LEED Gold

At Kankakee Community College, a pledge to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment called attention to exterior cladding and coating choices.
Pittsburgh 2030 District

Iconic U.S. Steel Tower Earns Energy Star Certification

The high-rise office building is a participant in the Pittsburgh 2030 District challenge, a public-private partnership to create a high-performance and energy-efficient building district in downtown Pittsburgh by the year 2030.

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