LEED strategies promote higher quality of life for Westminster, Colorado as an apartment community advances access to healthy homes
As the top state in 2019 for LEED-certified green building, Colorado has a strong commitment to the sustainability and health of its communities. In working to advance green building for its state, USGBC Colorado celebrates the people, firms, and projects leading the way in achieving these goals.
To combat climate change and jumpstart the economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act will create the Office of Renewable Energy Siting to streamline the process for siting of large-scale renewable energy projects.
Vector Structural Engineers recently set up its 100,000th project on behalf of a client in the solar installation field. The company has quickly become an international player in the solar energy industry.
The U.S. Green Building Council’s Indiana branch has announced the 2019 winners of its Mindy Hanni Service Award, which recognizes outstanding service in the field of environmental design and construction.
The Swedish Steel Prize recognizes the good engineering, cooperation, and steel innovations that lead to a better and more sustainable world. Roofit.solar, a company from Estonia that combines solar panels with steel roofing, was one of the four finalists for this year’s prize.
Energport is installing a 72MW/72MWH lithium ion battery energy storage system for a major global independent power producer to complement onsite renewable energy generation
The plan for cutting greenhouse gas emissions states that buildings larger than 25,000 square feet must reduce their emissions by 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2050.
A computer engineer who deals in managing solid waste tells how architects, engineers, and construction companies are becoming more proactive about building sustainable structures.
Environmental, labor, and community groups recently celebrated the New Mexico Legislature’s passage of the landmark Energy Transition Act (ETA), a measure that will boost renewable energy production, create jobs, reduce carbon pollution, and diversify the economy in coal-impacted areas.
Here's an entry from Reinventing Green Building, the newsletter published by Jerry Yudelson, president of green building firm Yudelson Associates in Carlsbad, CA. Yudelson has a B.S. in Engineering and Applied Science from Caltech, an M.S. in Water Resources...