Green Building

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
No Comments
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.


Read More

Green Technologies Produce an Even Fresher Pete’s Market

Air Curtains, Dehumidifiers, Condensing Boiler Contribute to Supermarket’s Efficiency
No Comments

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.


Read More

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

New Version Includes New Market Sectors, Time-Saving Support Tools, Building Performance Management
No Comments
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.


Read More

Green on the Upswing for HVAC Markets

Commercial and Residential Markets Trend Greener Post-Recession
By Kimberly Schwartz
No Comments

The pressure is on to go green. As the construction market recaptures its warmth, the move toward greener building is heating up along with it.


Read More

Philadelphia Ready to Ring in Greenbuild 2013

USGBC to Roll Out LEED v4 at Popular Event
By Kimberly Schwartz
No Comments

Thirty-thousand people from 90 countries are expected to attend this year’s Greenbuild, which will consist of “three days of extensive educational programming, workshops, a vast exhibition floor, and ample networking events.”


Read More

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

Colleges Reduce Their Carbon Footprints While Providing Hands-On Learning for Students
No Comments
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.


Read More

The Greenest of the Green

The NEWS’ Advisory Board Selects Favorite Green Products
By Matt Bishop
No Comments

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


Read More

Sept. 17, 2013: Code Changes, Green Certifications Drive Demand for Commissioning

Survey Reveals Building Commissioning Trends
No Comments
Demand for the services of commissioning professionals is rising and will continue to rise into the near future, according to a survey by PECI and the Building Commissioning Association (BCA).


Read More

Sept. 9, 2013: Aeroseal Receives NGBS Green Product Certification

Duct Sealing Technology Approved by Independent Lab
No Comments
Aeroseal announced that it has been approved by Home Innovations Labs as a National Green Building Standard (NGBS) product. Homebuilders looking to receive NGBS certification may now use Aeroseal to fulfill the standard’s mandatory requirements for HVAC duct sealing.


Read More

USGBC Adopts LEED v4

Council Voted 86 Percent in Favor of Adopting the System
No Comments

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its membership has voted to adopt Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4, the next update to the green building rating system.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 Energy Efficiency Forum

Highlights from the 25th annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Jeremy Begley

Jeremy Begley, home-performance specialist and Web and social media manager with National Heating and Air Conditioning Co. in Cincinnati discusses how and why you should add home-performance philosophies to your contracting repertoire. Posted on Sept. 12.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 09-15-14 cover

2014 September 15

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Venting R-22

The NEWS reported that a man received prison time for venting R-22. Should EPA step up enforcement?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con