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Published on 07 Apr 2015 Written by Cecilia Shutters Posted in Industry

Amid the throng of smart suits representing the majority of the institutional real estate investor community, a group recently gathered for lunch to discuss what is becoming known as the proxy for building performance and savvy investment:...

Published on 03 Apr 2015 Written by Mark Ginsberg Posted in Industry

Paris is hosting the next U.N. Conference of Parties (COP) climate talks in December, and the government, companies, NGOs and universities are all preparing with great enthusiasm. The Mayor of Paris has committed to welcoming some 40,000...

Published on 02 Apr 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

The WELL Building Standard® is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and wellbeing, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort,...

Published on 01 Apr 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

Initially, green buildings were intended to reduce damage to the environment and human health caused by creating and maintaining buildings and neighborhoods. As the concept of sustainability was applied to the built environment, it has become clear that doing less damage is not enough. ...

Published on 27 Mar 2015 Written by Kristin Dispenza Posted in Industry

It’s almost time for DesignColumbus, Central Ohio’s annual educational event and expo. The DesignColumbus story is similar to that of many trade shows across the U.S. Hosted by the...

Published on 27 Mar 2015 Written by Joseph Crea Posted in Industry

This week the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) formally introduced the WELL Building Standard in China. It...

Published on 26 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

You're invited to join leaders from the energy, defense and technology sectors to discuss and debate innovative solutions for securing the country’s energy resources at Securing America's Energy Future, hosted by the Washington Post.

This live event will explore threats to...

Published on 25 Mar 2015 Written by Nora Knox Posted in Industry

At first glance, the additional work and alternative materials needed to build green may seem like a burdensome cost, but closer attention reveals this perception to be misleading. If sustainability is viewed as an expensive add-on to a building, we would mistake efforts to reduce energy costs...

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Paul Scialla Posted in Industry

A conversation that is rapidly emerging in our industry, and one that is especially important in a large and growing country like China, is: How can the places we build and operate contribute to the health and wellbeing of the people who work and live there?

Given that we spend...

Published on 24 Mar 2015 Written by Ana Leilani Ka'ah... Posted in Industry

With the arrival of spring, the sun is shining brighter than ever.

Here are some of the ways we’ve designed our space to maximize daylight and views, save energy and enhance the indoor environmental quality of our working space in the process:

  1. An...

Published on 23 Mar 2015 Posted in Industry

The relationship between energy efficiency and property resiliency has become increasingly clear over the past few years.

As a result of this recognition, an underserved market and underutilized opportunity for investors and property owners has emerged. Many traditional and...

Published on 20 Mar 2015 Written by Nicholas Firmand Posted in Industry

Are you a LEED AP with 10 years of professional green building experience? If the answer is yes, now's the time for you to become a LEED Fellow.

Don't miss your chance to join the 2015 class of LEED Fellows....

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