Oct 27, 2015

Broadcaster Jon Snow has put the finishing touches to a West End green roof as part of the launch of The Crown Estate's latest Regent Street office scheme, 7 Air Street, the UK's most sustainable historic building.


Oct 27, 2015

Since that year, all new construction on the campus was designed to meet the standards of at least a silver rating in the LEED certification system, according to the release. It did not specify if all projects over that period actually received LEED ...


Oct 27, 2015

Solscient Energy, an Ohio-based solar energy firm, will lease unutilized roof space from the district at a cost of $4,000 per roof per year for 15 years. The district will also receive a one-time payment of $7,000 per roof upon completion of construction.


Oct 22, 2015

Sustainability programs and steps that helped the facility become a member of the Environmental Leadership Circle include Blodgett Hospital's LEED Silver certification, LED-lit operating rooms, green roof, energy-efficiency program and recycling and ...


Oct 20, 2015

The first two phases of the green space project carry a price tag of about $2.2 million, of which the city is responsible for about $851,000.


Oct 20, 2015

Green roofs can regulate temperature, substantially reduce energy consumption and provide an aesthetically pleasing habitat for native insects and other animals, according to a 2001 study in Energy and Buildings.


Oct 20, 2015

The ultimate aim for any green building project globally is to be awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. The US-based organization responsible for the most widely used green building rating system has so far ...


Oct 20, 2015

Outstanding green building projects, forward-thinking businesses and governments, innovative design teams, and sustainable development will all be celebrated Wednesday. The U.S. Green Building Council Florida Gulf CoastChapter will host its sixth ...


Oct 20, 2015

First Baptist Church now owns the old AT&T building and has big plans for it; at the top of that list, Bobby Hart said, is redoing the roof. “It is a solid ... What is now green space will soon be a brand new four-story building for a pre-school and…


Oct 16, 2015

Admittedly, some of these delays can be down to “land-banking”, in which large developers sit on brownfield land because they hope its value will increase.



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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