Boston Properties Inc., a real estate investment trust, and co-development partner, Hines, announced that Salesforce Tower is now the tallest building in San Francisco and will soon be the tallest office building west of Chicago. It features an HVAC system that will distribute outdoor air to each floor.
The challenge of this project was designing and modeling the building to meet stringent LEED standards
January 4, 2016
Wiegmann Associates announced it has completed work on a new LEED-certified refrigerated food distribution center for The Chefs’ Warehouse in Las Vegas. As engineer of record and mechanical and controls construction manager, Wiegmann designed and installed all refrigeration systems, HVAC equipment, and a building automation system.
Green building industry contributes more than $134.3 billion in labor income
October 14, 2015
The green building sector is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. and will account for more than 2.3 million American jobs this year, according to a new U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) study from Booz Allen Hamilton.
It is one of a limited number of century-old buildings to achieve LEED certification
August 25, 2015
Carnegie Hall, the nearly 125-year old iconic New York City music venue, has announced its award of a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, making it one of the oldest and most notable buildings to achieve the distinction.
62% of large buildings qualify as green, compared to less than 5% of small buildings
July 31, 2015
Owners of small buildings have an opportunity to differentiate themselves by implementing energy-efficient practices, due to a significant gap between large and small office buildings in achieving green certification, according to a new study by CBRE Group Inc. and Maastricht University.
Centralized team offers comprehensive portfolio of services
July 20, 2015
Intertek has announced the launch of a global team to provide environmental and sustainability solutions. The company said the comprehensive offerings will serve a wide range of industries, including building, industrial, and more.
Comfy optimizes energy efficiency and occupant comfort
July 20, 2015
Glumac’s new 17,500-square-foot office is the first Net Zero Tenant Improvement Living Building Challenge (LBC) registered project in the United States. The company views Comfy, from Building Robotics, as an integral component of its net zero energy design.
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.