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What happens when convergence comes to banks, businesses, colleges and casinos? Bank of America, MGM Resorts, Arizona State University and EDF talk about their strides toward sustainability.
March 16, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
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 certification.<br />
March 7, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
While American consumers continue to view solar power, wind energy and greener cars favorably, overall support for clean energy concepts is slipping, Pike Research finds.
February 23, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
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.
January 20, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
Last week, we reported that Jones Lang LaSalle surpassed its goal of having 1,000 certified sustainability professionals on its books. The USGBC has since told us which companies have the most LEED APs on their payrolls.
January 11, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
The Korean automaker's US operations are working with the Gensler architectural firm on a design for a new headquarters complex that's to be built to LEED-Gold standards in Southern California.
January 6, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
Jones Lang LaSalle becomes the first commercial real estate services firm to have so many of its staff attain credentials as accredited energy and sustainability professionals from LEED, BREEAM and other global standards.
January 5, 2012 by Leslie Guevarra
The third-oldest federal building Washington, D.C., has earned gold-level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
December 27, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The amount of LEED-certified square footage for existing buildings now exceeds that of new construction for the first time in the history of the U.S. Green Building Council.
December 8, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
San Francisco's iconic Transamerica Pyramid, a unique silhouette on the city skyline for almost 40 years, celebrates a green building milestone.
October 27, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
A "nutritional label" for building materials and other measures to bring more transparency to the products that make up a building were unveiled at the U.S. Green Building Council's conventions.
October 11, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
Each year vendors introduce a new element into the science-fair-on-steroids spectacle of the Greenbuild trade show. Here are highlights of some of the big attention-getters in Toronto.
October 7, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
There's a difference between a green revolution and a green party, and many in the sustainability movement have been mistaking the latter for the former, Thomas Friedman said at Greenbuild, spelling out a key theme at the event.
October 6, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
Solyndra takes center stage in D.C., policymakers try to stop glass buildings from killing birds, the EPA chief pays a visit to Method, and more are making green headlines.
September 15, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The iconic skyscaper, whose green retrofit and refurbishing have become almost as celebrated as the landmark, achieved the certification under Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design standards today.<br />
September 13, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The U.S. Building Council reaches the LEED milestone with more than 1.3 billion square feet of commercial property worldwide now certified under the organization's standards.
August 31, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The Navy, DOE and Ag department launch a three-year $510-million-plus project to boost use of advanced biofuels in ships, planes and vehicles, a top clothing retailer in Japan brings its recycling program to the U.S. and Jelly Belly Candy Company taps into high-tech water saving.
August 30, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
It will take lots of work and cooperation to build a smart support system to speed and spread adoption of electric vehicles in the United States. The national standards group ANSI tries to get a grip on what exactly it'll involve.
August 19, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
GE unveils a new $48-million data center that serves its global appliances and lighting business.<br />
August 18, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The largest bank in the U.S. issues its first CSR report today providing a comprehensive, deeply detailed view of billions of dollars in environmental lending, investments, company projects, and more.
July 13, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The U.S. Green Building Council's streamlined LEED certification for large groups of existing buildings became official this week, and Cushman & Wakefield, Bentall Kennedy and Kohl's are already reporting strong savings from the program.
June 29, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The sustainable seafood movement landed two big catches this week with an eco-labeling commitment from McDonald's and a pledge from foodservices and facilities giant Sodexo.
June 10, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The largest bank in the U.S. sets new goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions and boost green building certification while committing $55 million to help finance building retrofits.
May 31, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The InterContinental San Francisco has brought carsharing, one of the few available Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrids and a charging station to the hotel, broadening the environmental portfolio of the LEED-Gold rated property.
May 25, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The green dentistry movement takes another step forward with the first LEED certification for a private pediatric dental office, a practice in California's Marin County.
May 20, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra