Posts Tagged ‘USGBC’

GSA Issues Recommendation For Green Building Certification Systems

LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal...Read More...

To test demand response in large commercial and institutional buildings, researchers sent real-time signals and evaluated responses with no operator in the loop. (Image: LBNL)

LEED Projects In Southern California Adopt Auto DR In DRPP

Participants in the DRPP include the U.S. Green Building Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Southern California Edison, NV Energy, MelRok, and Skipping...Read More...

Advanced Energy Design Guidance Offered For Large Hospitals

The book was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the United States Green Building Council...Read More...

This RoofPoint Registered Project for Headquarters Honda in Clermont, FL, features a vegetative roof area that offset storm water retention requirements, allowing the building owner to increase the number of car service bays without constructing an on-site drainage pond. Controlled roof daylighting in the service area and a 126 kW rooftop PV system reduces the facility’s electricity demand from the grid.

Green Roof Trends: From LEED® To RoofPoint

There is a new sustainable roof assessment tool for the professional facility manager. This recently launched guideline focuses on roofing and its specific...Read More...

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Green Operations At National Office Furniture

Constructed in the early 1970s to manufacture electronic entertainment equipment, today the Santa Claus facility produces wood and laminate office furniture solutions. The facility is ISO9001, ISO14001 and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody...Read More...

USGBC Announces Changes to LEED 2012

USGBC Announces Changes to LEED 2012

Changes address revised delivery and ballot schedule; due out in 2013, revision will become LEED V4 instead of LEED...Read More...

ICC Announces Availability of New Green Building Code

ICC Announces Availability of New Green Building Code

The International Green Construction Code has been designed and released as the path to safe, sustainable, economical...Read More...

BOMA, USGBC Update Green Building Report

BOMA, USGBC Update Green Building Report

The release of this report comes on the heels of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO) review of the 2010 report and calls for additional coordination between federal agencies in funding projects with green building...Read More...

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Resolution Provides Building Owners With Whole Building Energy Data

This resolution gives building owners and tenants the capacity to make informed decisions to drive energy efficiency improvements, while the aggregate nature of the data protects the privacy of...Read More...

SCI And USGBC To Develop Products For LEED Online

SCI And USGBC To Develop Products For LEED Online

Facility managers will be able to use SCIwatch™ through the LEED Online platform to enable automated fault detection for ongoing building commissioning and predictive maintenance in commercial buildings....Read More...