CHONGQING, China: The Xizi Otis (Chongqing) Elevator Co., Ltd. factory in Chongqing received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council®. LEED is a global benchmark for the design, construction and operation of green buildings; achieving LEED Gold underscores the continuing commitment by Xizi Otis to China’s green future.
CBRE’s Global Energy & Sustainability LEED Team Chosen as “Best Real Estate Services Contractor”
Los Angeles, September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that it received the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Best of Building award as the “Best Real Estate Services Contractor” for 2014. The Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building.
In its seventh year, Green Builder® magazine is looking for the best green homes that include sustainable features, innovative design, whole home performance, and integration with the natural environment. Winners will receive coverage in the December 2014 print and digital issues of Green Builder magazine, as well as on www.greenbuildermedia.com.
Forty-four years ago today, Denis Hayes convened the very first Earth Day, an event that drew millions to events across the United States and heralded a new global awareness of the need to preserve our natural resources.
Debut of integrated heat pump, hydronic air handler and solar hot water heater system helps desert home garner a jaw-dropping -17 HERS rating.
Fortunately for those of us concerned about the planet, net-zero-energy homes are not a new concept—and not even rare. What’s new about houses that produce at least as much energy as they consume is the systems they use to accomplish the goal. And when you can get there with mainstream stuff, you know net zero is coming to a neighborhood near you.
April 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A group of experts in green building, investment and finance and property valuation have gathered in Brussels marking the launch of a new European programme aiming to further integrate energy performance of buildings into the property valuation process.
LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that it has posted a presentation that discusses how to reduce vulnerability and enhance competitiveness in order to develop resilient cities.
Sustainability has evolved beyond a buzz word on Wall Street—it has become a sound investment strategy. In fact, we’re starting to see investors shift funds and focus away from companies that are not developing viable social and environmental policies that appropriately address the financial risk associated with our changing climate and diminishing resources.