Articles Tagged with ''green building''
April 2, 2012
Greenfab has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for a new home built in Seattle. The prefabricated, modular home is the first to be certified LEED Platinum in the state of Washington.
March 27, 2012
The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) next update to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building program, LEED 2012, will include various updates to credits within the LEED Pilot Credit Library.
March 12, 2012
A newly published version of the high performance green building standard from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) focuses on making buildings and systems more sustainable.
March 5, 2012
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently announced that the third public comment period for a proposed 2012 update to its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) green building program opened March 1, 2012.
March 1, 2012
Delmar, part of Cengage Learning, has announced the availability of three new books for the green building industry. As part of its Green Destination series, the new titles cover all aspects of green building, from gaining certification, to codes, concepts, technologies, and alternative sources of energy.
February 23, 2012
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that the third public comment period for the proposed 2012 update to its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building program will open on March 1, 2012.Read More
February 20, 2012
With the help of Siemens Building Technologies Division, Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Ill., has become the first high school in America to be certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold for Existing Buildings (EB), announced the company.
February 17, 2012
The newly published version of the high-performance green building standard — ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1-2011, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings — is now available.
February 1, 2012
Thornton Tomasetti, an international engineering firm, has announced the acquisition of Fore Solutions, a green building consulting firm that Thornton Tomasetti said will allow it to significantly expand its sustainability consulting services and integrate green objectives across all its practices.
January 23, 2012
Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson, CEO of Yudelson Associates in Tucson, Ariz., released his annual list of green building trends for 2012, what he calls “MegaTrends.”Read More