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San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has proposed some of the country’s toughest green building legislation applicable to private construction.
BD+C magazine has ranked the top fifty architectural, engineering, and construction firms according to number of LEED-APs.
The standard of care for designers is “changing rapidly,” in large part due to the power of BIM technologies and the proliferation of systems like LEED.
CB Richard Ellis (“CBRE”) will select 100 office buildings from the 1,000 that it manages in the U.S. to join the LEED Portfolio Program under the Existing Buildings (“LEED-EB”) standard. The plan comes on the heels of the firm’s announcement that it will aim to become carbon neutral by the end of 2010. CBRE told […]
“Green Branch” is now a registered trademark of PNC Bank. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently granted the mark to PNC, which is actively participating in USGBC’s LEED Portfolio Pilot Program. PNC currently manages forty LEED-certified branch banks in six states, with more on the way. Fifteen of these branches have been certified […]
The intersection of sustainability and the retail sector has been a hot topic of late (see our recent post regarding discussion at the ICSC fall conference in New Orleans a few weeks ago, as well as an announcement from Kohl’s that it will seek LEED certification for 80 new stores beginning next year). The topic […]
Back in September, we noted a report in Crain’s that Al Gore’s investment firm, Generation Investment Management LLP, was looking for LEED-certified office space in New York City. Today, Generation announced that it has secured a 5,000-square-foot lease on the 48th floor of the Durst Organization’s Bank of America Tower, which expects to receive the […]
Stop & Shop Supermarket Company (Quincy, MA) announced last week that it is the first and only supermarket chain in the country that’s been accepted into USGBC’s LEED Portfolio Pilot Program, which is now closed and should launch officially sometime in early 2008. Along with its sister company Giant Food (Landover, MD), Stop & Shop […]
As you’re probably well aware, Greenbuild got underway yesterday in Chicago with Bill Clinton’s keynote address. USGBC timed the relaunch of its website with this year’s conference, as well as the launch of a new green building educational resource called Greenbuild (365), which is also offering a Greenbuild blog and streaming video of conference speakers and presentations. We’ll […]