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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Montreal's LEED Platinum Bibliothèque du Boisé Wins RAIC's Green Building Award – ArchDaily

Montreal’s LEED Platinum Bibliothèque du Boisé Wins RAIC’s Green Building Award Save this picture! © Doublespace Photography The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) have awarded Montreal’s Bibliothèque du Boisé with the annual Green Building Award for 2017. Designed by the trio of Consortium Labonté Marcil, Cardinal Hardy and Eric Pelletier […]

How to make green building a no-brainer: Lessons from Vancouver – Treehugger

A few years ago TreeHugger reviewed Emily Talen’s wonderful book CITY RULES: How Regulations Affect Urban Form and learned how rules are what make cities. I noted that “It makes totally clear that architects and designers don’t determine how small or big or what form to make our houses, the rules do. And those rules […]

Green building conference Thursday – Albany Times Union

http://www.timesunion.com/business/article/Green-building-conference-Thursday-11018525.php Published 9:57 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Lake George Green building practices will be the focus of a day-long conference and vendor event held at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake on Thursday. The Build a Greener Adirondacks Expo will feature Kevin and Josh Stack of Northeast Green Building Consulting, as well as a breakout […]

New green building system promotes affordable housing – Sun Sentinel

The three-bedroom home at 4620 NE 18th Ave. in Pompano Beach doesn’t look like your typical Florida abode. Built with a new energy-efficient structural foam assembly, the home has a flat roof and unique window placements. The developer, Boca Raton-based Capital Group Enterprises, insists the Innova Eco Building System meets South Florida building codes and […]