Tag: Washington DC

USGBC headquarters

USGBC HQ Earns Triple Platinum Certification: LEED, TRUE, WELL

The U.S. Green Building Council’s new Washington, DC headquarters focuses on decarbonization, indoor environmental quality, and resource efficiency.
Folger Shakespeare Library Reopening

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 Energy Star

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.
States For Green Building

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 Scorecard

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 office

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.
LEED Net Zero

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.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

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.
climate transportation

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

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.
energy legislation

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.
concrete construction

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.
storm water

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.
waste management China Recycling

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.
LEED for Cities

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.
bed bug

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.
worker wellness

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.
urban heat island

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.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .