Winners of 2017 MENA Green Building Awards honored for innovation – Saudi Gazette

2017 MENA Green Building Awards winners JEDDAH — Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, on Sunday announced the winners of the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards that recognize innovation, creativity and excellence in promoting sustainability best practices. With record submissions from […]

Projects across Canada to participate in green building pilot – Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

May 19, 2017 Sixteen of Canada’s most innovative projects have been chosen to participate in a two-year pilot of the CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Standard, according to the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). The standard, which assesses the carbon performance of commercial, institutional and multi-family buildings in Canada, will be formally released on May 29 […]

See inside The Woodlands' newest 'green' building: Houston Advanced – Community Impact Newspaper

The Houston Advanced Research Center celebrated the opening of its new green headquarters in The Woodlands on Tuesday at 8801 Gosling Road. HARC President Lisa Gonzalez said the new 18,000-square-foot building has been a long time coming for the organization. It is the first building to earn a Platinum Level LEED certification in The Woodlands and […]

Fayetteville sustainable landscape competition runs through May 26 – Fayetteville Flyer

Thep Thai Restaurant won the restaurant category in the 2016 landscape competition. / Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer The Fayetteville Urban Forestry Advisory Board is taking nominations for its annual landscape competition. Two awards are given each year, one for commercial and one for residential properties that serve as good examples of sustainable landscapes. Winners […]

Sustainable: Green Building Council expanding focus – Finance … – Finance and Commerce

More than 300 building professionals will gather Wednesday in St. Paul to learn about sustainable construction at the sixth annual Impact Conference sponsored by the Minnesota chapter of the United States Green Building Council. The one-day conference at the St. Paul RiverCentre will feature 12 sessions and 24 speakers, including the council’s president and CEO, […]

Fayetteville sustainable landscape competition runs through May 26 – Fayetteville Flyer

Thep Thai Restaurant won the restaurant category in the 2016 landscape competition. / Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer The Fayetteville Urban Forestry Advisory Board is taking nominations for its annual landscape competition. Two awards are given each year, one for commercial and one for residential properties that serve as good examples of sustainable landscapes. Winners […]

North Bay's biggest: 14 green building projects; 21 environmental consulting and engineering firms – North Bay Business Journal

The latest North Bay Business Journal research (Lists.NorthBayBusinessJournal.com) focuses on green building projects and environmental consulting and engineering firms. The Green Building Projects list is ranked by square footage of projects. The Environmental Consulting and Engineering Firms list is ranked by 2016 North Bay environmental billings, then by local employees. Detailed information from the lists […]

Fayetteville sustainable landscape competition runs through May 26 – Fayetteville Flyer

Thep Thai Restaurant won the restaurant category in the 2016 landscape competition. / Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer The Fayetteville Urban Forestry Advisory Board is taking nominations for its annual landscape competition. Two awards are given each year, one for commercial and one for residential properties that serve as good examples of sustainable landscapes. Winners […]

Students Showcase Environmental Solutions During Earth Week – Alexandrianews.org

Delegate David Bulova learns about a water filtration system from Rachel Carson Middle School students at the School Environmental Action Showcase (Photo:: Nancy Striniste) Approximately 500 school-age youth from Northern Virginia attended NoVA Outside’s sixth annual School Environmental Action Showcase at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts, along with several hundred teachers, chaperones, and event volunteers. […]