George Bandy, Jr. Chief Sustainability Officer, Mohawk Flooring North America, has a passion for the environment that dates back to his early youth. He was inspired by his grandmother, who “taught the discipline of being in touch with nature.”
Bandy’s inquisitiveness prompted him to study and minor in environmental business as an undergrad.
George Bandy Jr., vice president of sustainability, Mohawk Group, and winner of the U.S. Green Building Council 2018 Leadership Award, from Greenbuild, discusses the show and its turnout as well as the maturing and transition of sustainability.
CHICAGO, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) honored the late scholar and Yale University social ecologist Stephen R. Kellert’s legacy with the second annual Biophilic Design Award last night at a special award ceremony hosted by Interface, Inc., at the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. This year the award was presented to two outstanding projects: The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre, and the Dixon Water Foundation Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion.
International Living Future Institute community and policy leader recognized for important contributions to a more sustainable world
CHICAGO, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that Alicia Daniels Uhlig, Living Community Challenge and Policy Director, has been awarded one of Green Building & Design (gb&d)’s Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards.
CHICAGO, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ —For the second year at Greenbuild, Mohawk Industries will showcase from both residential and commercial divisions sustainable flooring solutions designed to minimize impact on the planet. The world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, Greenbuild takes place Nov. 14–16, 2018, in Chicago at McCormick Place, with Mohawk brands exhibiting in booth space 1503. This year’s theme is “Human by Nature” and focuses on the intersection of humanity and the built environment.
IWBI Reaffirms Commitment to Promote Human Health and Wellness Through Better Buildings, Releases Manufacturer’s Guide to WELL
NEW YORK, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today released its Manufacturer’s Guide to WELL™, a guide that aims to help manufacturers who produce sustainable building products and materials navigate the WELL Building Standard™. IWBI used the occasion to reiterate its intention to keep the global WELL Building Standard (WELL) focused on setting design and policy protocols and performance thresholds that buildings and communities should strive to achieve to improve the health of the people in those spaces.
October 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The green building industry’s first and leading consortium of program operators announced today at Greenbuild the addition of two new members and an enhanced technical advisory board. CSA Group is now a member, while thinkstep is the group’s first affiliate member. This marks the first anniversary of the Program Operator Consortium, which launched last year to provide simpler, standardized, and more useful environmental-product transparency solutions and to reduce complexity in the marketplace.
Greenbuild 2016 Platinum Sponsor LG Electronics USA is highlighting a host of energy efficient air conditioning technologies and home appliances
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Greenbuild 2016 Platinum Sponsor LG Electronics USA is highlighting a host of energy efficient air conditioning technologies and home appliances at the trade show in Los Angeles. LG was named “Official ENERGY STAR® TV Provider for Greenbuild 2016.”
Host of Highly Efficient Air Conditioning Systems and Appliances Ideal for Residential, Commercial Sustainable Building Projects
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Spotlighting its commitment to energy-efficient building solutions, LG Electronics USA returns to the Greenbuild Expo, demonstrating a host of air conditioning technologies focused on creating sustainable commercial and residential buildings.
New Community Learning Center for Compton YouthBuild Features LG Air Conditioning, Commercial Displays, Home Appliances, LED Lighting
LOS ANGELES, October 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Energy efficient technologies from LG Electronics are at the heart of a new community learning center developed for Compton YouthBuild, which provides educational and vocational opportunities for young people who are invested in creating a sustainable future for themselves, their families and their communities.