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Published on 30 Jan 2015 Written by Scot Horst Posted in Industry

The LEED Dynamic Plaque, our platform for measuring building performance, recently took a trip to London.

UK-based design magazine ...

Published on 30 Jan 2015 Written by Kate Hurst Posted in Industry

Greenbuild 2014 was all about Leadership Jazz. Members of the green building community and beyond gathered for Greenbuild in New Orleans from Oct. 22-24 for the building industry's premier event. The music of the green movement was undeniable, and the Big Easy was the...

Published on 22 Jan 2015 Written by Darlene Pope Posted in Industry

Green is good. It’s good for the environment, and it’s good for business. In the real estate business, having a “green building” means constructing and operating it in a way that benefits the environment—and also benefits the bottom line. Tenants are happier and...

Published on 22 Jan 2015 Written by Jacklyn Ventura Posted in Industry

The Miami Heat has never shied away from being the first to try something or set the bar. While most will think this applies only on the court, our continued efforts in environmental sustainability prove that this mindset extends off the...

Published on 14 Jan 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to step up your professional game in 2015? Are you working in a field related to building design or environmental sustainability? Not sure what your next steps should be for making good on your new goal for self-improvement? Well, lucky for you, you've...

Published on 12 Jan 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

PEER stands for Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal and it is the nation’s first comprehensive, consumer-centric, data-driven system for evaluating power system performance; it's also modeled after LEED.

The...

Published on 19 Dec 2014 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in Industry

In the first essay of this series I told you about power that consumers have to shape the manufacturing and product development practices of their favorite brands through broad-based...

Published on 12 Dec 2014 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Industry

Sustainability marketing has evolved into a discipline in and of itself. And this year at Greenbuild 2014, this topic took center stage.

Sold-out Greenbuild special set session Marketing +...

Published on 12 Dec 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

Everyone knows the old adage “A picture is worth 1,000 words.” The human brain responds to images differently than it responds to descriptive text. Vivid color, pattern and the suggestion of motion engage our eyes and our minds in ways that words just don’t. Even the most...

Published on 09 Dec 2014 Written by Christopher Gray Posted in Industry

This holiday season, as we all gather to celebrate the things that truly matter—friends, family, and many other blessings—let us also remember an equally important responsibility that we all share: the continued health of our planet.

The holiday season may seem like the...

Published on 08 Dec 2014 Written by Roger Platt Posted in Industry

I am here this week in Peru, a country poised to be a leader in green building and sustainability for all of South America, and the host of this week’s COP20 meeting. This conference—part of the United Nations Environment Programme's Framework Convention on Climate Change—feels...

Published on 04 Dec 2014 Written by Hannah Wilber Posted in Industry

This article is the fourth installment in a series of tips and best practices for making your home more sustainable. Check out the first article on behavioral changes you can make to...

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