Sets the bar for sustainable, high-performance residential construction
May 10, 2016
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced that the third edition of the ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is available for public use.
Nine proposed addenda to the standard are open for public review
May 5, 2016
Changes to the purpose and scope that reflect advances in green buildings over the last 10 years have been proposed to the green building standard from ASHRAE, the International Code Council (ICC), the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).
In addition to BOMA award, the building is also LEED and Energy Star certified
April 19, 2016
The Cushman & Wakefield/Commerce management team for 170 South Main has announced that the class A, 15-story high-rise in downtown Salt Lake City has been honored with the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) Kilowatt Crackdown Climate Leader Award.
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.
Strong growth anticipated globally and in U.S. green building market
March 3, 2016
Companies involved in U.S. construction plan on intensifying their involvement in green building over the next three years, according to the new World Green Building Trends Study from Dodge Data & Analytics, conducted with support from United Technologies Corp. and its UTC Climate, Controls & Security business.
Over half of home builders expect to be doing 60 percent or more of their new homes green by 2020
December 3, 2015
During the prolonged housing downturn, green homes provided support to the ailing residential market and now promise to be an important element of the recovering market as well, according to a new study conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics.
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.
Expanded residential education to be offered at Greenbuild 2015
September 24, 2015
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has signed on to become one of three Greenbuild Top Tier Partners for 2015, in addition to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International.
He joined USGBC in 2009 as senior vice president, technology, before being named COO in 2011
September 9, 2015
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) board of directors announced that Mahesh Ramanujam, USGBC’s chief operating officer, has been named incoming chief executive officer, and will move into the role after Rick Fedrizzi, co-founder and current CEO of the organization, steps down at the end of 2016.
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.