Articles Tagged with ''green building''

Jan. 29, 2014: HindSite Software Surveys Green Industry Professionals

Company Will Use Survey Data to Create Second Annual Green Industry Benchmark Report
January 29, 2014

HindSite Software has announced the release of its second annual Green Industry Benchmark Survey. The survey asks a series of questions related to business practices, marketing practices, human resources practices, educational practices, and business results.


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Ten Predictions for US High Performance Building in 2014

Moving Beyond Net Zero Building to the Impact of Europe and China on US Green Building
January 20, 2014

Portland/Seattle green builder Hammer & Hand unveiled its 10 predictions for the United States high performance building industry. Hammer & Hand’s Sam Hagerman said, “We see exciting developments coming in 2014.”


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Jan. 16, 2014: Trident Sustainability Group Launches Nonprofit, Sustainativity

Nonprofit Organization Dedicated to Philanthropic Investments in Sustainability
January 16, 2014

Tommy Linstroth, owner and founder of Savannah-based Trident Sustainability Group, a leading sustainability and green building consulting firm, has announced a new venture, Sustainativity Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to direct philanthropic investments in sustainability.


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Jan. 9, 2014: U.S. Green Building Council Certifies 20,000th LEED Commercial Project

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Plant in Knoxville, Tenn., Gains Distinction
January 9, 2014
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it has reached a new milestone with the issuance of the 20,000th Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for a commercial project.


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Green Technologies Produce an Even Fresher Pete’s Market

Air Curtains, Dehumidifiers, Condensing Boiler Contribute to Supermarket’s Efficiency
January 6, 2014

Supermarket retailer Pete’s Fresh Market is recognized as one of the greenest supermarket retailers in the U.S., but something sets its nine-store Chicago-based operation’s green mission apart from other chains. The chain records energy data, utilizing equipment that has proven effective at other locations.


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Passive House in Vermont, Green Home in Rhode Island Win Awards

PRISM Awards Highlight Projects by ZeroEnergy Design
December 2, 2013
The 2013 PRISM Awards honored green architecture and mechanical design firm ZeroEnergy Design with multiple awards, including Best Energy Efficient Project and Most Innovative Green Design.


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Nov. 25, 2013: LEED v4 Officially Launches at Greenbuild Conference

New Version Includes New Market Sectors, Time-Saving Support Tools, Building Performance Management
November 25, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4, the newest version of the LEED green building program, launched at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia.


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Perdue Farms Headquarters Renovation Earns LEED Platinum

Renovation Includes High-Efficiency HVAC, Integrated Carbon Dioxide Sensors and Fresh Air Ventilation, and More
October 7, 2013
Perdue Farms announced that it has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum green building certification — the highest possible ranking — from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the renovation of its corporate office building.


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Oct. 1, 2013: Siemens, Community Colleges Promote Campus Living Laboratories

Colleges Reduce Their Carbon Footprints While Providing Hands-On Learning for Students
October 1, 2013
Thirty community college leaders and Siemens Industry Inc. are convening for a national event to promote campus living laboratories. Living laboratories are green and building system installations (e.g., solar panels, energy monitoring, etc.) that reduce colleges’ carbon footprints while serving as learning opportunities for students.


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The Greenest of the Green

The NEWS’ Advisory Board Selects Favorite Green Products
September 30, 2013

We asked our HVAC contractor advisory panel to identify their go-to green products. Here are their recommendations.


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