Feb 23, 2016

“It is clear that Canada's current economy would benefit from increased investment in green building and sustainable infrastructure.” Designed to support accelerated market transformation to high-performing, healthy green buildings and communities in ...


Feb 23, 2016

An increasing percentage of respondents projected that more than 60% of their upcoming construction projects would involve green design principles - up from 24% of respondents who reported that in 2015. Respondents projecting that fewer than 15% of ...


Feb 4, 2016

The ICC 700 National Green Building Standard, the only residential green building rating system approved by the American National Standard Institute, is the preferred program of the National Home Builders Association (NHBA).


Jan 29, 2016

Agricultural expansion is a leading cause of wild species loss and greenhouse gas emissions. However, as farming practices and technologies continue to be refined, more food can be produced per unit of land - meaning less area is needed for agriculture ...


Jan 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 28, 2016 - The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its annual Top 10 States for LEED, the world's most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The per-capita list highlights states throughout ...


Jan 21, 2016

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, developed by the USGBC, is the preeminent certification program for buildings that are designed, constructed, maintained, and operated for improved environmental and human ...


Jan 19, 2016

The tour will be led by Jeffrey Bruce, owner of Jeffrey L. Bruce & Co. and author of the “Integrated Management for Buildings and Sites” seminar series for Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and American Society of Irrigation Consultants. Bruce and his ...


Jan 13, 2016

It has begun by generating captive solar power that meets one-fifth of its energy needs, using 24 acres of its vast land bank to initiate the shift to clean energy. A 5 MW solar power plant close to the GMR Hyderabad International Airport or GHIAL is ...


Jan 12, 2016

Green building is facing a number of changes, according to “The Godfather of Green,” Jerry Yudelson. A LEED fellow and former president of the Green Globes rating system, Yudelson has recently written a book, Reinventing Green Building, in which he ...


Jan 11, 2016

“By encouraging the use of green building rating systems like LEED and EDGE in both the public and private sectors, countries can log immediate and measurable reductions of these emissions as their building stock uses less energy and water, creates ...



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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Awards

More than 500 industry experts will come together November 1-3, 2017 in Philadelphia for the next important conference on remediation and redevelopment. It's the event you do not want to miss.

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The former General Motors Indianapolis Stamping Plant property presented a unique, 103-acreurban redevelopment opportunity ...

It was formerly a 100-year-old textile warehouse that held 550,000 bales of cotton ...

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Michigan developers now can collect some of the taxes generated by businesses on brownfield sites upon which they're building ...

Innovative Florida environmental site cleanup and Brownfield programs received a boost as the 2017 regular session of the Florida Legislature concluded ...

Green Bay, Wis. redevelopment efforts are getting a big boost with a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency ...