Industry News

05/12/2010
Research shows that cafeteria design can go a long way in getting children to eat their fruits and vegetables
05/10/2010
Indoor air pollution still a problem in some sustainable built environments
05/10/2010
A new survey probes office tenants' feelings about the bathrooms in their buildings
05/05/2010
If modification of an existing lighting system or installation of a new one has improved productivity, increased retail sales, or achieved other bottom-line benefits, enter the High-Benefit Lighting Awards Program
04/30/2010
The EPA’s first national competition that encourages energy savings is pitting 14 buildings against one another, competing to “work off building waste”
04/30/2010
According to IBM's survey, U.S. office buildings have failed to keep pace with the revolution in automation that pervades modern life
04/28/2010
The American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have selected the top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and green design
04/26/2010
Following a decline last year, 52 percent of North American executives and managers are planning to make capital investments in energy efficiency this year
04/26/2010
New changes accelerate and bolster the verification, testing, and enforcement aspects of ENERGY STAR
04/21/2010
A unique K-12 magnet school allows teachers to incorporate the building's many sustainable architectural/engineering features into their lesson plans
04/19/2010
Proposed addendum df to ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, takes a first step in addressing inefficiency of ventilation fans and cab lighting
04/19/2010
Database theft, network failure, and economic problems are top concerns for today’s security professionals
04/14/2010
A new standard provides sustainable building community with multiple options to fulfill green building credits
04/09/2010
Find out which U.S. states and localities are being recognized for demonstrating a real commitment to energy-efficient buildings
04/09/2010

Increased unemployment has resulted in less demand for office space, reduced rents, and an overall decline in commercial property values

04/09/2010
Researchers conclude that consistent, daily cleaning of all high-touch surfaces should be instituted in hospital units with C. difficile high infection rates
04/05/2010
The Green Building Opportunity Index is the first office market assessment tool to provide weighted comparisons of top U.S. office markets on the basis of real estate fundamentals and green development considerations
04/01/2010
Taking its cues from the surrounding Lake Country of southeastern Wisconsin, the design of Aurora Medical Center creates a resort-like environment emphasizing warm tones, curved walls and furniture, and an abundance of natural light
03/31/2010
Earning 63 Points, Holy Wisdom Monastery receives designation as the highest-rated LEED Platinum building ever
03/31/2010
State-of-the-art amenities and furnishings appease an emerging senior population with a desire for high-quality, wellness-focused recovery environments

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