• Green Building Initiative Announces Start of Public Comment Period on Revised ANSI Standard

    The Green Building Initiative’s (GBI) 32-member Consensus Body today released for public comment a revision to GBI’s American National Standard, known as ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings. Work on the revision began in 2014 and has included input to date from nearly 100 subject matter experts in the green building community […]

    Continue reading
  • Preston has first LEED neighbourhood

    It’s been eight years in the making, but the Preston Meadows development on Margaret Street is now officially certified as the first LEED neighbourhood in Canada. After working with the U.S. and Canada Green Building Councils for eight years, assisting them to refine and launch their LEED for Neighbourhood Developments (LEED-ND) program, Reid’s Heritage Homes’ […]

    Continue reading
  • Green Schools Challenge registration is open

    USGBC Louisiana provides challenge schools with resources and a network of green professionals in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction to help them meet their green goals. It also coordinates volunteers to help the schools with labor as part of a Green Apple Day of Service, this year to be held Sept. 26.   […]

    Continue reading
  • Solar Power Takes The Form Of A Sunflower

    Smartflower POP+ enables anyone to start their own personal energy revolution. The integrated power storage unit makes this all-in-one solar power system – the only one of its kind in the world – up to 100% independent of the grid day and night.   Click Here To View The Full Article

    Continue reading
  • Human well-being the ultimate aim of green buildings

    From air-conditioning systems that provide comfort to motion-sensing LED lights that save energy, green building technologies are being used by cities all over the world to keep urban life humming. But even while building owners and operators focus on the energy performance of buildings, human health and well-being must also be a priority, said speakers […]

    Continue reading
  • In the Office Sector, Green Building is only a “Big” Business

    When it comes to green building for commercial spaces, large is in charge. Real estate services company CBRE Group recently collaborated with Maastricht University to create the 2015 Green Building Adoption Index, an annual measurement of commercial green building adoption based on U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED and EPA Energy Star certification. The index […]

    Continue reading
  • From GRESB Insights: What is responsible investing?

    What exactly is responsible investing, and why are an increasing amount of investors incorporating its principles into their investment process? According to GRESB’s Ruben Langbroek, “Simply put: because it is core to their (fiduciary) duty. Which is to act in the best interest of their clients and beneficiaries. Responsible Investing requires investors to take a […]

    Continue reading
  • From green buildings to smart cities: Putting the pieces together

    Individual buildings can be fitted with energy management systems and sensors, but consolidating these efforts to achieve a sustainable, liveable city requires the use of smart technology, said experts at the International Green Building Conference 2015.   Click Here To View The Full Article

    Continue reading
  • Intelligent Building Management Systems Market – India Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2021

    The objective of the Intelligent Buildings Management Systems (IBMS) is to centralize the monitoring, control operations, efficient management of facilities within the building. These systems helps to achieve more efficient building operations at reduced energy and labor costs while providing a safe and quality working environment to the occupants. The IBMS products are designed to […]

    Continue reading
  • Green buildings, sustainable cities

    As countries all over the world continue to submit carbon reduction pledges to the United Nations in a bid to tackle climate change, buildings will play a key part in the success of government efforts to tackle climate change, said experts at the close of the International Green Building Conference in Singapore.   Click Here […]

    Continue reading