Top 10 States for LEED 2015: Mercy Ridge Retirement Center
The 2015 Top 10 States list honors transformative efforts at the state level to create healthier, more energy- and water-efficient places to live, learn, work and play. In 2015 alone, 1,633 projects were certified in the United States—equivalent to an incredible 275 million square feet.
Greening higher education: Q&A with Julian Keniry of NWF
In the third installment of our blog series on sustainability in higher education, we talk with Julian Keniry, co-founder of Campus Ecology at the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and senior director for campus and community leadership.
United Nations and GWU convene sustainability leaders
In late January, George Washington University (GWU) and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) brought together leaders from the public, private and nonprofit sectors for a half-day conference on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Pathways Post-Paris.
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GBCI and IDEA Commit to Enhanced Collaboration on Microgrids, District Energy and CHP
World’s leading green credentialing body and industry association collaborate to increase deployment of cleaner, resilient energy grids for more sustainable cities, communities and campuses
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What a PEER-certified grid looks like in Chattanooga
Last week, Chattanooga’s smart grid, operated by EPB, became the first major utility to earn PEER certification. Amid the excitements and events, PEER was on hand celebrating performance, efficiency and customer value in the energy market. Owned and administered by GBCI, PEER is modeled after LEED as a comprehensive framework for defining, assessing and verifying the overall sustainable performance of electricity delivery system design and operations.