Green building conference Thursday – Albany Times Union 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 […]

US Green Building Council to tour Fayetteville tiny house Thursday – Fayetteville Flyer

Photo: Don Shreve. Graphic: U.S. Green Building Council. Wanna get a first-hand look at the Fayetteville home featured on Tiny House Nation recently? You’ll get a chance this week. The U.S. Green Building Council will host a “Bike-itecture” tour of three Fayetteville homes on Thursday, March 16, and locals Asha Mevlana and Ryan Van Duzer’s […]

Green Building News: First BREEAM USA In-Use Awarded, T-Mobile Arena Achieves LEED Gold – Environmental Leader

The first BREEAM USA In-Use certified building is The Oaks Shopping Center in Thousand Oaks, California. The green building standard, administered by BRE America, measures and monitors environmental performance in existing facilities. BREEAM, which has been used in the UK and Europe for almost two dozen years, launched in the US in June 2016. BRE […]

Australia's tallest wooden building sold – Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

March 7, 2017 Illustration courtesy of The Urban Developer Impact Investment Group (IIG) has acquired Queensland’s first engineered timber office building, 5 King. This is IIG’s second commercial building acquisition in the $ 2.9 billion Brisbane Showgrounds redevelopment. At a height of almost 45 metres, 5 King will be the tallest engineered timber building in Australia […]

Green Building Lecture Series to discuss water efficiency – Scottsdale Independent

Doing Better with Less: Water Efficient Products and Treatment Alternatives will be Thursday, March 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Scottsdale Granite Reef Senior Center. (File Photo) Green Building Lecture Series will host a lecture titled Doing Better with Less: Water Efficient Products and Treatment Alternatives Thursday, March 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Scottsdale […]

Green Building Leaders Advance 2020 Vision – Huffington Post

USGBC and GBCI are the innovators of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the most widely used and trusted green building program in the world. As the global leaders of the green building movement, we are looking to the future, which we see clearly through what we call our 2020 vision. With this vision, […]

Uber nabs NASA flying car guru; from St. Regis to green building – GreenBiz

It hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing to kick of 2017 in the world of sustainability. Still, there’s been plenty of movement in the green business career world, from tech titans like Uber and Amazon to a sunny Southern California city. Have a tip for our next installment of the Names in the News monthly roundup […]

VGBN seeking entrants for green building award – Rutland Herald

BURLINGTON — Vermont Green Building Network’s fifth annual Vermont’s Greenest Building Awards Competition is now open for submissions. This statewide competition recognizes residential and commercial buildings that meet the highest standard of demonstrated building energy performance. The awards were designed to recognize buildings that have achieved high levels of energy performance and have demonstrated substantial […]