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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Survey Reveals Building Commissioning Trends
September 17, 2013
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).
Company Provides Residential Energy Efficiency Services
July 30, 2013
Conservation Services Group (CSG), a leader in residential energy efficiency services, announced that Kathryn Orfino and Paul Cimino have joined its leadership team. Orfino, a green building and program management veteran, will lead CSG’s West region as regional vice president. Cimino joins the company as general counsel.
Newest Version of Green Building Rating System to Launch at Greenbuild
July 17, 2013
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that its membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to its green building rating system. The final overall vote was 86 percent in favor of adopting LEED v4.
May 21, 2013
Green buildings are the new trend in today’s market. One of the most successful ways of getting a better rating for your green building is by maintaining good indoor air quality. Read More
May 6, 2013
The new George W. Bush Presidential Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, its highest level of certification. It is the first presidential library to earn LEED Platinum certification for new construction.Read More