A new approach is needed to meet sustainability goals in today's matrix of buildings, cities and utilities.
The San Francisco Bay Area is already a trailblazer, so it's not surprising the area might be the most likely to withstand a disaster arising from climate change in the U.S.
Improving energy efficiency in U.S. buildings by just 10 percent could reduce national energy costs by $20 billion. Is Obama's second term a new opportunity to create policy change?
How can your company obtain its share of local, state and federal energy benefits? Learn how here.
Gov. Cuomo's executive order is focusing on implementing retrofits on the state's oldest buildings first.
Including green features in a commercial building gives the real estate a market premium of 3 to 16 percent while homes with green features sell for 9 percent more.
The city is pushing building owners to report on energy use -- and in some cases, older buildings are coming out on top.
Thanks to a new state tax, billions of dollars are projected to become available for green schools.
Cisco is a major partner in the effort for smart cities certification.
We need to invest in sustainable infrastructure now because the lead times are long, the capital expenses high, and the systems that enable a lower per capita social and environmental footprint...
How can one find an energy strategy that can be applied to a diverse group of buildings? AT&T and Rocky Mountain institute's Portfolio Challenge are teaming up to show buildng owners that...
GreenBiz Group's conference focused on big data, smart buildings, connected vehicles, and empowered consumers marks a changing conversation on how to create solutions for sustainable change....
Two USA Today articles got plenty of attention by questioning whether LEED goes far enough. But they highlight the false -- but broad -- premise that only expensive steps qualify as truly green....
Many governments and industry professionals see sustainable energy as a key to economic growth and meeting the growing global demand for energy.
Transitioning to complex, high-performance, energy efficient buildings requires pointing out the failings of current building management systems. Here's why they don't work.
Measuring the costs and benefits of LEED certification is easier now that multiple studies have shown green buildings sell for higher prices and draw higher rents.
New York City joins Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington DC in reporting energy use of commercial buildings.
Increased productivity, reduced overhead and lower absenteeism among employees are among the benefits of using sustainable design.
Integrating all the systems involved in running a typical building can have a big payoff in better information and increased functionality. Here's how to make those systems play nice together...
Venture capitalists are seeding startups which will enable a building to produce as much energy as it consumes. Here's the four emerging areas that will draw attention in coming months.