Tag: Washington DC
Shakespeare Library To Reopen After Three-Year Renovation
The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC will reopen to the public in November, allowing visitors to experience the world's largest Shakespeare collection in new ways and reimagined spaces.
Los Angeles Tops EPA’s 2023 Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings
Washington, DC; Atlanta; San Francisco; and New York round out the top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency and reducing emissions.
Massachusetts Leads Top 10 States For Green Building
2022 was a strong year for LEED certifications as organizations look to LEED to meet ESG goals and commitments to climate action, occupant well-being, and resource efficiency.
Energy Efficiency: California Is Tops, Maine Is Most Improved
California's energy efficiency policies and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions earn it the #1 spot on ACEEE's 2022 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Hybrid Work Ignites Flight-to-Quality Trend In U.S. Office Market
By various measures, companies are gravitating to higher-quality offices in response to hybrid work, according to CBRE analysis.
USGBC Announces Nearly 100 Net Zero Certifications
The net zero certifications were earned under the LEED Zero program and represent more than 23 million square feet of space.
EPA Names Top 25 Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings
Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
Lagging Transportation Initiatives Hold Back Cities’ Climate Efforts
Most large U.S. cities have yet to institute strong policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, finds new ACEEE report.
Touchless.Design Initiative To Create Touchless Kiosks For Museums
Working with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Ideum will design a unique touchless kiosk that will orient visitors to the "nation's collection of fine art" with a wave of the hand.
Washington, DC Introduces High-Performance Building Hub Resource
To support recent energy legislation, the District of Columbia has launched a new High-Performance Building Hub to provide assistance to building industry and real estate professionals.
Kennedy Center Expands With The REACH
Highly efficient HVAC plays a significant role in the first-ever expansion of this premier performing arts venue in Washington, DC.
Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields
The D.C. Housing Authority opted for Job Order Contracting to solve storm water drainage challenges and get community sports fields ready for football season.
How Will American Cities Respond To China Recycling Crisis?
A new report from the National League of Cities analyzes how city leaders can develop resilient local waste management systems in response to China's stringent new regulations.
Top 10 U.S. Cities Bothered By Ticks
Spring is in full bloom and so is the tick population throughout the country. TruGreen has released its first list of the U.S. cities most bothered by ticks.
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.
Baltimore, Washington, DC Lead Bed Bug Cities List
The number of bed bug infestations in the United States continues to rise, according to Orkin, which just released its annual Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list.
Houston, Washington DC Top Cities For Worker Weight Gain
Over a quarter of American employees have access to employer-sponsored wellness benefits, but 63 percent don't take advantage of them, according to new survey.
Sustainable Exterior Surfaces, Study Quantifies Benefits
Cool roofs and porous pavement are among the strategies touted in "Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, DC," authored by Capital E — focused on citywide adoption of smart surface technologies.