Near-term cost pressures overwhelm the bigger picture
July 14, 2015
An international survey of more than 1,500 professionals shows that while most companies see the cost benefits of energy efficiency measures, the majority lack a clear strategy, concrete targets, and a systematic approach to energy efficiency throughout the organization.
Order requires all large existing state buildings to achieve LEED-EB certification
July 8, 2015
CodeGreen Solutions has won a multi-year contract with the state of California Department of General Services to provide sustainability, energy efficiency, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) services for over 60 buildings around the state.
The Study Looked at Fortune 200 Companies, Most of Them Users of LEED and Members of USGBC
April 24, 2015
The world’s top-performing companies are prioritizing sustainability as part of their corporate social responsibility efforts, and a majority of them are using the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program to achieve their goals, according to a new survey released by the USGBC.
Millennials Are Willing to Pay More for an Energy-Efficient Home
April 15, 2015
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) surveys indicate that energy efficiency and sustainability are among the most-wanted features of home buyers and that builders are responding to this demand.
Energy Consumed in Federal Government Facilities Has Generally Been Declining Over the Past Four Decades
February 12, 2015
The U.S. federal government is one of the largest energy consumers in the world, but that consumption is declining. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) shows total delivered-to-site energy use by the federal government fell to 0.96 quadrillion Btu in fiscal year (FY) 2013.
Combination Will Serve the Needs of Existing Clients, as well as Accommodate the Growing Sustainability Market
January 21, 2015
Steven Winter Associates Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of Everyday Green LLC, Washington, District of Columbia, a building science consulting and verification firm specializing in green building certification programs.
Product Integration Enables Real-Time Decision-Making to Increase Energy Efficiency and Reduce Costs
October 15, 2014
Workiva, provider of a cloud-based and mobile-enabled platform for enterprises to compile, report, and analyze critical business data, has announced a strategic partnership with Urjanet, a provider of automated energy data. Workiva said this partnership will allow customers who use its Wdesk product to directly tap into Urjanet’s energy data.
Award Recognizes Companies for Offering Products or Services in a Way That’s Better for the Environment
March 14, 2014
Uponor North America has been named a 2014 Community Impact Award winner in the Sustainability Category. Uponor was one of three finalists for the award that is sponsored by Minnesota Business Magazine.
Conference Will Discuss Renewable Energy, Developing Net Zero and Positive Energy Buildings
December 23, 2013
AGRION is hosting its second annual Energy & Sustainability Summit in New York City on Feb. 5-6, 2014 at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Dubbed Disrupt 100+, it will bring together leaders in energy, infrastructure, and sustainability.
EES Consulting Is Expanding Its Presence in Southeastern U.S.
August 9, 2013
Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (EES) Consulting, an energy efficiency consulting firm offering commercial and residential solutions, has announced the opening of a new Chattanooga, Tenn., office.