• Tech meets Nature in the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator

    For living to be sustainable in the 21st century, we need to find the right combination of tech and nature. In just one year, the Techstars Sustainability Accelerator has come up with smart, sustainable solutions to pressing challenges, like creating better software to support battery storage for renewable energy and harnessing the power of data […]

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  • More industrial developers adopting green building practices

    As institutional capital sources throughout the world are becoming more mindful of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) goals, industrial developers are pressured to change in the same direction. Regulations implemented by corporate and institutional capital sources, and government programs, like California’s CalGreen and LEED certification, have also encouraged, if not required, more sustainable buildings. On […]

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  • Illinois tops the list of states for LEED certifications

    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently released its annual list of the top 10 states for LEED with Illinois topping the index. Projects that were LEED Gold certified in 2018 include the Merchandise Mart and Willis Tower, which incorporated efficiency to offset the building’s energy and water use. Two state projects that achieved LEED […]

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  • In Connecticut, ramping up renewable energy remains a focus

      Newly-elected Connecticut governor Ned Lamont recently called for combating climate change in ways that could improve the energy grid and create jobs in the green economy. In 2018 the Connecticut Senate passed two major energy and environmental measures, which called for sharp reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and increased reliance on renewable energy. In […]

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  • Network-controlled lighting shines a light on green energy

    Advanced lighting control or network-controlled lighting is on the cusp of starting to grow and take hold in the market. Wireless technology has become a game changer in the world of network controls. Advanced lighting control utilizes fixtures that can be either wired or remotely controlled via a switch in the room, a computer interface […]

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  • Senior Traffic/Transportation Engineer (NOW HIRING)

    The Senior Traffic/Transportation Engineer is responsible and accountable for the supervision and development of plans on public and private transportation infrastructure projects in NYC, NY & NJ. Must have demonstrated successful project management experience with project scope and schedules. This position will prepare designs, specifications, or estimates for the modification of existing streets, highways, or […]

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  • Construction Resident Engineer (NOW HIRING)

    The Resident Engineer is responsible and accountable for the inspection, supervision and control of performance on the project. This position is the key representative to the agency and is responsible for ensuring the project is meeting agency standards.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise, mentor and support direct reports through training of […]

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  • Expanding green infrastructure

    In the book “Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities”, Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland argue that expanding green infrastructure might offer the right solutions to fight the effects of climate change on urban areas. Cities can use green infrastructure like rain gardens, rainwater harvesting, bioswales, permeable pavement, tree canopies, green space, green roofs […]

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  • Fitbit for buildings: using data to improve the health of properties

    Demand Logic, a London-based green startup, has developed a data analytics platform that assesses the performance of a building’s mechanical systems and then prescribes actions that can cut bills, reduce carbon footprints, and create more comfortable working environments. The system can give a virtual model of all of the equipment and every single data point in […]

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  • Senior Construction Inspector (NOW HIRING)

    The Senior Construction Inspector is responsible and accountable for planning, developing and coordinating onsite construction inspection activities. This position is the quality assurance of the inspection and also ensure the inspections are done on time and within cost limitations.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   Supervisory Responsibilities Supervise, mentor and support direct reports through training […]

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