Procter & Gamble has pledged to seek LEED certification for all new facilities in the company's latest move to pursue its recently announced sustainability vision. The consumer packaged goods behemoth made the commitment as it broke ground on manufacturing plant in China.
In an effort to lighten the load on the National Grid and pare down its own environmental footprint, Sainsbury's is testing a system that will activate its biofuel generator when demand for electricity on the grid peaks.
More than 500 projects have attained green building certification through a program to streamline the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design assessment and ratings process for large portfolios of property.
The new NYC Urban Technology Innovation Center is a partnership among the New York City Economic Development Corporation, Columbia University, Polytechnic Institute of New York University and the City University of New York.
The deadline looms in Metropolis magazine's Next Generation contest, which will award a $10,000 prize this year to the designer with best plan for transforming a 1965 federal office building in Los Angeles so its environmental benefits neutralize the structure's environmental impacts.
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company will soon join eBay, Coca-Cola, Walmart and Google as early adopters of Bloom Energy technology with the installation of six of the company's high-tech fuel cells, the insurance firm announced today.
In their latest survey on the perceived benefits of green buildings, CB Richard Ellis, the University of San Diego's Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate and McGraw-Hill Construction find that sustainably managed buildings continue to provide better value, occupancy rates and worker productivity than traditional structures.