This year, Pureology is pleased to present Global Green USA's Green School Makeover Competition. From March 1 – September 30, 2011, a parent, teacher, student or individual, can nominate any K–12 public, private or charter school they think deserves a Green School Makeover. One school will win a "green makeover" and four finalist schools will win $2,500 for their sustainable upgrades.
The U.S. Green Building Council has certified nearly 30 projects since 2010 under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system.
New York City brokers have over the last couple of years noticed that luxury home buyers are often looking to buy green and LEED certified apartments and it has been difficult to find these homes.
P&G's Taicang plant in China – which is breaking ground today – is the first P&G manufacturing site to pursue LEED certification, with several additional new P&G sites currently working toward the same distinction globally.
Two new reports from the Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium on achieving net-zero-energy use in commercial buildings say "high levels of energy efficiency are the first, largest, and most important step on the way to net-zero."
As the world's largest casino entertainment company, Caesars Entertainment Corp. is leading the way in environmental stewardship and energy efficiency.
The system introduces high-strength wastewater to a diverse microbial ecosystem, or biofilm, growing on the surface of a special gravel medium contained in a series of watertight basins.
The new facility is one of just two LEED Gold buildings in the 15-campus Massachusetts community college system.
Bozzuto Homes has commenced construction on Towson Green, a new traditional neighborhood development consisting of 121 for-sale townhomes on nine acres in the heart of Towson, Md.
Companies that occupy office space around the world consider sustainability a key factor in their space occupancy plans, and half of corporate real estate executives say they will pay extra for space in green buildings.
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. took a significant step in retail store innovation: a special dedication of a 400 kilowatt fuel cell – a first for the supermarket chain – at its store on Torringford Street in East Torrington, Conn.
The Rockville, Md., facility supports the U.S. Navy's Strategic Systems Program.
The Web-based tool should help government and industry personnel identify and prioritize cost-effective, sustainable strategies for small projects that do not normally engage workplace consultants or designers.
The first-ever Gen7 green classrooms, installed at Bolsa Knolls Middle School in Salinas, Calif., have become the nation's first modular classrooms to receive Collaborative for High Performance Schools Verified recognition for New School Construction.
The Center for Neighborhood Technology and American Rivers gathered the latest research and produced a guide to help communities assign economic value to such structures as green roofs, rain gardens, and permeable pavement.
An energy-efficient house that can send alerts if its residents are ill has been developed by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire.
Some changes to the new training criteria that trades in California have made include plumbers adding geothermal and hydroponic solar water systems to their core training skills and electricians incorporating energy-efficient systems.
The U.S. Green Building Council presented awards for multi- and single-family home projects, production builders, affordable housing projects and developments, and an overall commitment to LEED for Homes.
The non-profit business will involve 100 percent organically grown and recyclable products, local suppliers, Energy Star appliances, and both solar hot-water heating and solar photovoltaic technologies.
Company names Melissa O'Mara vice president of Green Buildings Solutions.