Energy efficient retrofits are shifting away from one-time measures to the installation of energy management software.
Due to risks associated with upgrade projects or the age of the building itself, cost savings aren't always maximized. Learn how to shift your risk while offering incentives to others.
The company's vice president for sustainability speaks about her team's focuses and challenges, and gives advice to those aspiring to jobs in sustainability.
Just like aging athletes, buildings get creakier and crankier as they age; and just like athletes, buildings can benefit from a regular diet of preventative maintenance. Here's how to get the...
Not only are energy-efficient buildings cheaper to run, but they also can be healthier -- and can even help companies attract employees and shareholders.
Newcomer Seldera hopes to take the buiding automation market by storm with a system that requires no upfront cost and promises to slash energy costs by up to 20 percent.
Kendall-Jackson Winery already has been saving $2.5 million annually from energy-efficiency projects for the last few years. Now it's taking its energy strategy to a new level with solar...
As it invests $1 billion in energy-efficiency retrofits, the U.S. Department of Defense is working to figure out how to incorporate new technologies it hasn't used. Meanwhile, Google has been...
The world headquarters for the Hearst media company, the Perkins+Will Atlanta office and a vast Office Depot distribution center are among the eye-catching projects to earn LEED green building...
Canny investment in energy efficiency retrofits could yield three times as much in energy savings in just 10 years, according to research from Deutsche Bank and The Rockefeller Foundation.
Today, improving buildings' energy efficiency is a rapidly growing industry blossoming with new business ideas and models. Here are some ways business can profit.
Rooftop solar power will supply about 85 percent of the energy used by a distribution facility in New Jersey that serves metro New York.
The co-op that brought sustainable farming to the dairy industry has adopted the latest twist in solar technology: windows embedded with solar cells that generate electricity and save energy by...
The National Park Service is cutting energy consumption for lighting on the National Mall by as much as 65 percent with the retrofit of 174 street lamps.
The U.S. Green Building Council unveils its tally of the states with the highest concentration of LEED-rated buildings per capita based on certifications in the past year.
Our continuing look at the biggest trends in sustainable business in 2012 finds that new technologies and strong financial incentives are raising the profile of what have long been the least sexy...
With the coming new year, eight U.S. cities will get free help from sustainable building and development experts who'll take a fresh look at the towns through a green lens.
Has your building become fat and lazy? Here are retrofit tips on how to turn that energy hog into an efficient, high-performer.
The third-oldest federal building Washington, D.C., has earned gold-level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The third year of the company's efforts shows further savings and growth as it develops ways to manage energy use across large portfolios of buildings.