Nov 16, 2015

The new administration, swept into power in October elections, includes dedicated funding for green infrastructure as one of the foundations of a new economy.


Nov 12, 2015

A rooftop green roof and amenity space will sit atop the building on the 17th floor. Each floor will contain seven residences, ranging from studios to two bedroom units.


Nov 12, 2015

With the help of Nebraskans for Solar, for which he serves on the board of directors, he mounted 12 solar panels on the south-facing roof of his 49th Street residence. A professional electrician then completed the installation. Williams spent roughly ...


Nov 12, 2015

The number of users voluntarily registering under this new system is still lagging more than one year later. The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) estimates about 500 projects have registered for LEED certification in Canada since October 2014 when ...


Nov 12, 2015

So far, she has designed green roofs for schools, homeless shelters, high-end residences, commercial properties, and more. Though the company has consulted for several governments—and a former trainee from Denmark managed to start a similar facility ...


Nov 12, 2015

Built in 2011, Sandhills' LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) gold-rated Data Center utilizes a closed-loop geothermal heating and cooling system, solar power, and motion sensor technologies that improve water and energy efficiencies.


Nov 10, 2015

The roof is both "blue" and "green," with the blue roof areas under the paved walking areas serving to accumulate water that's then directed into the planted "green roof" areas. Cira Green is open from 7 AM to 8 PM. Summer hours will be from 6 AM to 10 PM.


Nov 4, 2015

The latest phase of the D.C. Clean Rivers Project will require street sweeping in parts of Georgetown and Glover Park following the installation of “green infrastructure” to minimize harmful stormwater runoff into the Potomac River and Rock Creek ...


Nov 3, 2015

Projects that earned LEED certification during these summer months include, the Richardson International Airport Terminal in Winnipeg, Man.


Oct 27, 2015

In 2007, the LEED for Homes rating system was launched by the U.S. Green Building Council. Currently, more than 50,000 LEED-certified green housing units have been approved, with more than 82,000 units under construction or in the pipeline for LEED ...



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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