The EEED is a web application that educates occupants about building performance
April 12, 2016
QA Graphics announced that it has launched an updated version of its Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard™ (EEED). In response to an industry shift away from plug-in applications, the new version uses HTML5 to build design features that allow for a better user experience with reduced security risks.
To meet the standard, projects must use whole building energy simulation
March 7, 2016
Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) announced that its IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) software has been officially approved for compliance with the state of Minnesota’s Sustainable Building 2030 (SB 2030) Energy Standard.
Demand for sustainable buildings continues to grow around the world
August 10, 2015
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Canada has topped its international rankings of the Top 10 Countries for LEED. The list highlights countries outside of the U.S. that are making significant strides in sustainable building.
UL White Paper Predicts Disruption in the Building Market over the Next Five to 10 Years
January 28, 2015
UL has conducted a study to learn where value and return on investment lie in the area of sustainable buildings. The study and its result is available in a free white paper titled “The Dawn of the Building Performance Era” written by UL’s chief economist, Erin Grossi.
First Program of Its Kind in the Banking Industry Fosters Early Stage Clean Energy Technologies
November 11, 2014
Wells Fargo has launched its Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, a $10 million grant for clean technology startups funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to foster the development of early stage clean technologies for commercial buildings.
Earth Advantage Institute (EAI), a nonprofit sustainable building organization, has launched its Earth Advantage® Commercial (EAC) green building certification program aimed at small commercial buildings.
Ingersoll Rand announced that the company’s Reuben Trane Building in La Crosse, Wis., has earned two Green Globes® from the Green Building Initiative (GBI). A rating of two Green Globes is defined as: demonstrating excellent progress in reducing environmental impacts by applying best practices in energy and environmental efficiency.
Siemens Building Technologies Division announced the availability of a new study “A Path to Achieving Higher Building Performance,” that says the vast majority of public and private commercial buildings in the United States have a long way to go on the path to sustainable and energy-efficient operations.