Nespresso’s facility in Romont is the first factory in Switzerland to obtain LEED® certification in recognition of its exceptional environmental quality
First Swiss production centre to achieve LEED® certification
In the continuation of Nespresso efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its production centres, the brand’s latest production centre in Romont has become the first factory in Switzerland to achieve the renowned LEED® certification which recognises industrial buildings for their environmental design and efficiency.
A well-waterproofed and insulated basement offers a plethora of benefits, including improved IAQ, occupant health and lower HVAC bills.
While your clients may wish to finish their basements so they can squeeze an extra room or two out of their houses, a properly sealed and insulated basement is more than a nice amenity. In fact, finishing these spaces can support better air quality and lower HVAC costs. -
2014 Global Sustainability Report details continued progress in client service, green buildings, sustainable operations and workplace initiatives
CHICAGO, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - JLL launches “Our cities. Our future.” the firm’s recently released 2014 Global Sustainability Report. The Report demonstrates our continuing positive impact in its services and operations around the world. It also validates the increasing influence of ethical business practices and integrity on building and sustaining long-term client relationships and the value companies place on ethical principles and behaviors.
July 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Ron Jones, Co-Founder and President of Green Builder Media, will deliver the closing luncheon keynote at the EEBA conference on October 8 at 12:15 PM. Internationally renowned pioneer of the green building movement, Jones has been an award-winning green builder and leading advocate for a more sustainable built environment for over three decades.
Green office space is pretty common in Denver now, but adoption hasn't been uniform marketwide, and there are still opportunities for some properties to stand out simply for having green features. CBRE director, research and analysis, Jessica Ostermick tells us why.
UL Environment and Green Builder Media release authoritative book on how to choose green products for residential home construction.
June 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Available now for free download, The GREENGUARD Difference: Specifying the Right Products for Your Green Homes offers everything you need to know about what goes into certifying lower-emitting materials through UL Environment’s GREENGUARD program, and why these products should be in every home built today.
by David Pogue, Global Director of Corporate Responsibility at CBRE
Green building adoption is primarily a big building-first tier city phenomenon in the US. 62.1% of office buildings, greater than 500,000 square feet, are considered “green”, compared to just 4.5% of smaller buildings - spanning less than 100,000 square feet.
62% of large buildings qualify as green, compared to less than 5% of small buildings; San Francisco closing in on Minneapolis in green market rankings
Los Angeles, June 25, 2015/3BL Media/ – Owners of small buildings have an opportunity to differentiate themselves by implementing energy-efficient practices, due to a significant gap between large and small office buildings in achieving sustainability certification, according to a new study by CBRE Group, Inc. and Maastricht University.