Whether you’re a squad leader responsible for 10 soldiers, manager of 100 workers at a Red Lobster, CEO of 2000 employees in a mid-sized corporation, or the President of the United States, it’s lon
Recycling and reusing construction materials not only makes projects sustainable, but also offers a source of savings and additional income for contractors.
Yudelson: Most green buildings deliver predicted energy savings (or better)
Most green buildings do deliver predicted energy savings (or better), says sustainability guru Jerry Yudelson.
BPI, Home Energy Auditing Standard, evaluation, Building Performance Institute
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) announced Monday that BPI-1100-T-2012 Home Energy Auditing Standard has been published as a BPI standard.
Shuttered Florida development gets new life as mega-green rental community
Seabourn Cove in Boynton Beach, Fla., is on pace to become the largest NGBS gold-level multi-family community in the nation.
Green building slow to catch on in upscale Westchester County (N.Y.)
In New York State, 1,262 residential units have achieved the LEED for Home standard, but only two of them are in Westchester County.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that more than 20,000 homes across the United States have earned certification through the LEED for Homes program.
In response to concerns by LEED users, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will delay the ballot on LEED 2012 until June 1, 2013 or potentially earlier in 2013 if USGBC members and the market indicate readiness.
California, Energy Commission, solar-ready roofs, guidelines, 2014
Starting Jan. 1, 2014, all new residential and commercial buildings in California will need to have “solar-ready” roofs thanks to new building guidelines approved by the California Energy Commission last week.
Santa Monica, Calif.-based LivingHomes has launched the C6.2, an affordable prefab house that is certified LEED Platinum.
Appraisal tips: Getting the value out of green homes
As green homes become more prominent, builders are experiencing growing pains when it comes to appraisals. Builders share their secrets for getting the value out of green.