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Proven, existing efficiency technologies -- in everything from lighting to climate control and more -- can unlock the untapped reserves of efficiency gains buried in many real estate holdings, according to a new report.
December 24, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
Energy efficiency giant Johnson Controls has joined The Climate Group, the international nonprofit focused on finding smart policies and technologies to cut global emissions and advance development of a low-carbon economy.
December 16, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
Today, the most famous building in San Francisco is also one of the most environmentally friendly in the country. The Transamerica Pyramid building has achieved a LEED Gold certification.
December 11, 2009 by Gavin Newsom
It's been an interesting several days on the green building policy front. Is the glass half empty or half full? I'm an optimist, so I opt for half full, but you be the judge.
December 11, 2009 by Leanne Tobias
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability USA launches a comprehensive resource today to guide cities and countries, step by step, through the process of greening their communities.
December 3, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
The first 24 hours of Greenbuild 2009 brought a flurry of announcements, including the latest version of the Living Building Challenge standards, the largest city-sponsored residential solar financing program in the country, and a big push from Electric lighting control firm Lutron to revamp its technologies to take advantage of potential energy savings and smart grid development.
November 11, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
The Green Building Market and Impact Report, released this morning by GreenerBuildings.com, measures the beneficial impacts that LEED-certified buildings have on energy, water, worker productivity and more, and charts the growth of the green marketplace in the coming years.
November 5, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff
Chipotle Mexican Grill is installing solar panels at 75 restaurants over the next year, the company said today, while Dell announced that it has completed a solar project at its headquarters.
October 20, 2009 by GreenerBuildings Staff