Environmental Protection

Green Building


Part I: The Green Campus

If you're at a school where the only green action you're seeing is the annual seeding of the commons, don't despair. In the world of higher education, even the most ambitious sustainability plans often begin with tiny steps taken by individual departments.

UMassOnline to Address Environmental Mandates

The university is offering three new environmental programs related to sustainability, public policy, and green building.

EnOcean Solutions Are Free from Batteries, Wires

The EnOcean Alliance is dedicated to advancing sustainable building automation.

AIHA Expands Green Initiatives at Annual Meeting

The conference and expo will raise awareness, conserve resources, and keep attendee costs down.



NYC Targets Buildings with $16 M in Stimulus Funding

Mayor Bloomberg's city has introduced the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan to improve the city's energy efficiency.

The Green Build-out Begins

Spurred by the Obama administration's call to reduce the country's dependence on foreign oil by adopting alternative energy sources and increasing energy efficiency, green is rapidly becoming the color of choice across all facets of the federal contracting community.

Architects Name Top 10 Sustainable Designs

Mixed use and LEED certifications mark the American Institute of Architects criteria for its list of top sustainable designs.

ACE Offers Green Contractors' Insurance

The retail division of the ACE Group is launching a contractors' pollution liability program.

Green Invades Leased Spaces in Massachusetts

The Department of Environmental Protection has created guidelines for landlords submitting proposals related to the agency's offices, specifying energy management systems, water conservation, and commuting facilities.

Maryland Launches Clean Energy Center

The state-supported facility will collect, analyze, and disseminate data to further the growth of the clean energy industry.

Travel Group Names Top 10 Eco-friendly Destinations

No. 1 on TripAdvisor's list is a dive resort in Belize.

ORNL to Build New Facility with Recovery Act Funding

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory will get a new chemicals and materials sciences research building thanks to $71.2 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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