A $230,000 graywater system at CU-Boulder’s LEED Platinum Williams Village North dorm can’t be turned on because of provisions in Colorado law.
After granting partial summary judgment to the plaintiffs last year, the District of New Mexico has ruled on a fresh set of summary judgment motions and effectively enjoined the City of Albuquerque from implementing amendments to its Energy Conservation Code.
The Kushner Companies and Los Angeles-based CIM Group recently closed on the $50 million acquisition of 200 Lafayette Street and will reposition the historic 7-story property as a Class A, LEED-certified SoHo office building.
“Zone Green,” as the revisions are being called, would, among other things, permit solar panels, green roofs, storm water detention systems, skylights and other green features on New York City buildings, despite height restrictions within the 1961 code.
REI’s new 35,000-square-foot SoHo store is the Washington-based outdoor clothing chain’s first in New York City and one of the most interesting and accessible green building projects that you’ll come across anywhere in Manhattan- even if you’re not the hiking, biking, or climbing type.
Morris Adjmi Architects has received approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a 6-story retail and office addition to a historic Depression-era warehouse in the Meatpacking District.
gbNYC takes a closer look at the Midtown Manhattan Profile Report, prepared as part of Cushman & Wakefield’s 2011 Green Building Opportunity Index, in order to draw some anecdotal conclusions about the state of green real estate in the country’s largest office market.
What, you weren’t thinking about your apartment building’s boiler? Well, why not?
The Superior Court of Connecticut has upheld a New Haven zoning amendment allowing Yale to proceed with construction of a new School of Management campus based in part on its green design and potential LEED certification.
A recent article published by the Boston Society of Architects points to Gifford et al. v. USGBC and asks whether it is time to “revisit” the “assumption” that a private regulatory body is best suited to supervise local green building policy.