Buildings & Facilities

Trust and changing the professional climate are essential to establishing new systems in any region.
Financial penalties for emissions shouldn't be the be-all, end-all for climate action.
The Gulf city has become the poster child for building to withstand extreme weather, climate change and social or economic shocks — but there's a long way to go.
Already in the midst of an "energy revolution," the reopening of the Carribean nation could catalyze investment to shore up power supply.
Who said business thinks the Clean Power Plan will be a job killer? 64 percent of small business owners nationwide polled by ASBC said government regulation is needed to reduce carbon emissions.
Closed loop, cradle to cradle, next-gen recycling? No matter what you call it, companies are already jockeying for position in the trillion-dollar material reuse market.
Many businesses, especially those without sun-exposed rooftops, could benefit by joining a community solar plan but their size hinders them. Now Rocky Mountain Power and others offer options.
The problem with energy efficiency programs may be their emotional appeal. They need to make the customer feel as if they are solving a problem.
The former Greenpeace organizer and co-founder of Sungevity will become the new head of California clean tech fund CalCEF.