SABIC'S first 'green fuel' ship is 'important event' for entire UK … – Gazette Live

The first ship carrying green fuel for Teesside’s Cracker plant is an “important event” for the entire UK economy, an industry chief has claimed. The GasChem Beluga vessel is today en route to Houston to pick up one of the first cargos of ethane gas, after an official naming ceremony on Teesside. It’s the “final […]

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 […]

Lafayette: Eco-friendly upgrades eyed for city's first dog park – East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — Synthetic turf. Recycled concrete restrooms. Art made with found materials. If built, the city’s first dog park could be green in more ways than one. Initially planned as a “bare bones” dog park, the canine playground now in the works as part of a disputed housing development along Deer Hill Road would offer a number of eco-friendly features […]

Alan Hess organizes first exhibition of Wright collaborator and California architect Aaron G. Green – The Architect’s Newspaper

Historian Alan Hess has organized an exhibition showcasing the work of California architect—and Frank Lloyd Wright collaborator—Aaron G. Green at the Palos Verdes Art Center (PVAC) in Los Angeles. Green was a close associate of Wright’s and also a prolific and highly-regarded architect in his own right who spent six decades practicing architecture, mainly in […]

Lessons In Green Building From Africa's First LEED-Certified Hospital – Co.Design (blog)

When Ghana commissioned a new hospital for its capital city Accra, the West African nation hoped to earn LEED certification, a prestigious rating of environmentally minded buildings. But “they believed there was very little hope for us to achieve it,” says Pat Bosch, design director of Perkins + Will’s Miami office and the project’s lead […]

Rolling Mill Hill building lands first retailer – Nashville Post (subscription)

Retail Aug 18, 2016   Share Natural pet supplies and services franchisor EarthWise Pet is targeting a Saturday, Aug. 20, opening for a store on Rolling Mill Hill, the Canby, Oregon-based company’s first in Nashville. To be operated by franchisee Stephanie Foster, the green-friendly EarthWise Pet Nashville-SoBro will have an address of 66 Hermitage Ave. […]