green building projects 2018

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Dec , We have witnessed this already with consumers and businesses adopting solar, LEDs, green power purchase agreements (PPAs), and smart home and smart building solutions leveraging sensors, machine learning (ML) and analytics In , we will see distributed and digital driving greater sustainability

May , The Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program The FY budget zeroes out the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program, which is used to track carbon dioxide and other emissions linked to climate change The EPA budget overview states that sub program projects would also be eliminated as part of the

Feb , Respondents projecting that fewer than of their projects would be certified green dropped from in to by Story Continues Below The strong U.S industry for green building projects is clearly an opportunity for U.S firms, but so is the rapid rise of green in many of the developing

Dec , After years of saying no to the Ramadas of the world, Satellite Beach has said yes to the construction of a small, boutique hotel and apartment complex a block from the beach Architect Lawrence Maxwell says the project will deliver on what this environmentally conscious city is looking for something with

Changes to the commissioning requirements in Standard that would increase its ability to support achieving high performance green buildings , They are Addendum ae addresses plans for the treatment of waste materials originating from the development of a building project site Addendum ag creates a

Aug , The Center for Green Buildings and Cities renovates its headquarters to consume almost zero energy While limiting, this constraint also allows the project to break new ground in sustainable construction people have done a building that is percent [naturally] ventilated, or a building that is

Feb , Global green building is expected to double by , according to a study The report finds the percentage of firms expecting to have more than percent of their projects certified by LEED or another green building program is expected to grow from percent currently to percent Additionally, the

Jan , Green building is no longer something that can be ignored According to the USGBC, green building will account for of all construction projects by the year , which is now only short year away Construction is one of the leading industries in regards to the production of greenhouse gases, most

Sep , The smart building will make the work environment work for you, says Kobi Bor, Intel Israel s smart campus project manager Building this new campus highlights the importance of our presence in Israel, and reflects our values of innovation, technology and green building, Intel Israel CEO Maxine

Sep , City focused climate funds, which finance projects in a city that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase resiliency, can provide Although construction of green buildings, which we define as those that go meaningfully beyond existing building codes to meet specific environmental goals,

Jan , [Editor s Note This is the first of Shari Shapiro s multipart series on green financing Part on alternative financing and Part on government incentives are available on and .] The first step to any green building or renewable energy project of any size is finding the

We work hard to bring innovative ideas and sustainable solutions to each and every project we undertake LEED certification awarded by the U.S Green Building Council, has been the standard in our industry for many years for designing and building environmentally preferable and energy efficient buildings LEED and

Jun , If you are building to green certification standards, you ll need to have your projects performance tested Foster a good relationship with the certifying body s rater in your area, says Mark Fenelon of Mossy Ridge, a sustainable builder in Nashville He s going to have good suggestions for accomplishing

Sep , Created by the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED is a rating system that evaluates and encourages sustainable design, construction and HR professionals such as Molla are standing side by side with CEOs as they plan construction and renovation projects based on the LEED principles.

May , If you doubt that green buildings are a very big deal, talk to Michael Deane Deane is chief sustainability officer at Turner Construction, one of the biggest construction companies in the U.S Turner has completed almost LEED certified projects valued at billion and the company has another

Aug , In the aftermath of the storm, a slew of nonprofits committed millions of dollars to support the construction of green homes in the city, which in turn prompted a green building trend in the city Now, years late, green building experts say the work rebuilding there can serve as a model for other communities.

Jan , USGBC Colorado credits Colorado s commercial real estate industry with successfully bridging the gap between sectors to execute Union Station and other green building projects large and small The organization s Commercial Real Estate Forum will work to facilitate the relationships public, private

Jun , New York City recently enacted legislation that will require contractors to hire construction superintendents for all major projects at buildings higher than three stories Another new law requires the Department of Buildings (DOB) to notify OSHA about construction code violations that may endanger workers.

Nov , Already, green building is outpacing general construction, a trend expected to continue through Soaring employment Green construction The Environmental Entrepreneurs study credits new solar installation projects for nearly , new job announcements Supportive policy President Barack

Sep , The Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) announced today Saint Gobain CertainTeed and YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School are the recipients of the Groundbreaker Organizational Awards and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) Project is the recipient of the Program

Jan , The project was awarded LEED Silver Certification, one of the oldest and most notable buildings in the country with such distinction Cleveland Civic Core project continues Burnham s vision while reimagining it for the st century, weaving together two public assembly facilities with civic green space to

s fourth FMI Quarterly issue for discusses the convergence of health and wellness in the architecture and engineering space The article, Health and Wellness The Next Disruption in Sustainable Building Design, notes how Millennials preferences for all things green, healthy and innovative are expected to be major