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Green Building Business Booming In Canada

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building...Read More...

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City Of Toronto Mandates CIMS

The City of Toronto will now require CIMS/CIMS-GB certification for all future custodial...Read More...

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Frost & Sullivan: Sensor Technologies Becoming An Integral Part of Buildings

Focusing on minimizing false readings and improving accuracy will quicken widespread...Read More...

Demand Rises For Sustainable And Safe Structures

Week four of Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on energy and green...Read More...

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Green Building Accelerates Globally Through Economic Downturn

Green building has become a long-term business opportunity with 51% percent of study firms planning more than 60% of their work to be green by 2015, up from 28% of firms in 2012. The largest opportunity areas for green building globally are in new commercial construction and renovation of existing...Read More...

Fine-Tuning Green Building Performance Measurements Using Electric Submeters

Fine-Tuning Green Building Performance Measurements Using Electric Submeters

The level of sophisticated energy profiling needed by high-volume consumers is unobtainable using the standard utility meter found at the facility’s main electrical service entrance. In response to the need for more granularity in terms of the energy intelligence needed to optimize today’s facility operations, electric submeters continue to provide a cost-effective way to help identify literally thousands of...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Expanded Green Guidance from Thornton Tomasetti

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Expanded Green Guidance from Thornton Tomasetti

The firm's acquisition of Fore Solutions broadens the sustainability services it provides to...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE CASE STUDY: Architectural History Repeats Itself

WEB EXCLUSIVE CASE STUDY: Architectural History Repeats Itself

To honor the church’s historic district status and vibrant past, a church building committee was established to turn back the clock on its...Read More...

Administration To Act On Greening Of U.S. Building Stock

Administration To Act On Greening Of U.S. Building Stock

Under current executive authority, the Obama Administration has the ability to use over 30 existing federal programs worth $72 billion to enhance efficiency in commercial buildings and multifamily housing, with no new...Read More...

The Top 10 Green Building Trends to Look for in 2010

The Top 10 Green Building Trends to Look for in 2010

While much of the last decade had all of us focused on shiny new green buildings as the silver bullet for the many environmental challenges in the built environment, the virtual collapse of new development has helped the industry to refocus on the real solution: greening existing buildings....Read More...