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The World’s First LEED Zero Water Certification

Green Building,Green Building Awards,Net Zero Water,LEED Certification

by Suelen Ribeiro Architect/ LEED GA

The USGBC has on August 14th, 2019, certified the first LEED Zero Water to the Eurobusiness, a commercial office building located in Curitiba, Brazil. The building had already achieved the Platinum certification in 2016, the highest LEED ac… more...

  Filed under: Green Building News

0 replies | 5601 views | Posted on: 01/12/2020 | Last updated: 02/08/2023

R56 Communication Site Installer

by varshasri R56 Communication Site Installer

The R56 Communication Site Installer is the trained professional who would be involved in the set-up, supervision, routing, distributing, and switching as required by the telephone and dialing equipment that would be used in the main office… more...

  Filed under: News

0 replies | 374 views | Posted on: 05/26/2020 | Last updated: 02/06/2023

AIA 2030 Recognizes ZeroEnergy Design's Achievements in Portfolio-wide EUI Achievement

by Rate It Green Team

Congratulations to Rate It Green Member Zero Energy Design!  ZED was recently recognized by the American Association of Architects (AIA) for being one of only 27 US architectural firms where a 70% or greater Energy Use Intensity (EUI) … more...

  Filed under: Green Building News

0 replies | 1798 views | Posted on: 10/18/2020 | Last updated: 02/09/2021

Women in Cleantech: How The 2020 Election Result Will Affect Cleantech, November 24, 8pm EDT

Climate Change,Energy,Cleantech,politics,Green Economy,election

by SarahA

Join the WCS Los Angeles Chapter for an engaging and dynamic discussion about the 2020 election results. For the first time in a Presidential Election, climate change was used as a political issue to turn out the vote (source). And … more...

  Filed under: News

0 replies | 2253 views | Posted on: 11/12/2020 | Last updated: 11/12/2020

Virtual 2020 Sustainability Symposium, Presented by Green Building United, October 22 - 23

Green Building,Sustainability,Green Building United,Green Workshop

by SarahA

The Symposium will be two days of online educational sessions covering cutting edge green building and sustainability topics and industry best practices. Please join us to hear experts from across the region and beyond as they gat… more...

  Filed under: News

0 replies | 1265 views | Posted on: 10/08/2020 | Last updated: 10/08/2020

More Green Buildings = More Jobs

Sustainability,Green Buildings

by Aditya

The green building industry is expected to generate more than 6.5 million jobs by 2030, according to predictions by the International Labor Organization (ILO). Next to energy, this will be the second fastest growing sector fo… more...

  Filed under: News

0 replies | 5665 views | Posted on: 10/01/2018 | Last updated: 10/23/2018

BREEAM Brings Competition to the US Green Building Certification Market

Green Building,LEED,BREEAM,BREEAMUSA,Certificaiton

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

BREEAM, the leading UK green-building rating system, has recently crossed the pond, looking to take on its US counterpart LEED in the market for green building. Over the last 24 years, the international Building Research Establishment Envir… more...

  Filed under: News

0 replies | 3147 views | Posted on: 06/17/2016 | Last updated: 02/13/2017

NY Officially Bans Fracking

news,New York,Fracking

by Chelsea W. Student

Last week a monumental decision was made in New York State to officially ban high-volume hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”). Included in this decision was the release of the findings from the seven year study conducted to come to this… more...

  Filed under: Environment News

0 replies | 1628 views | Posted on: 07/07/2015 | Last updated: 08/01/2016

Volkswagen Punished for Emissions Cheating

Environment,Emissions,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Germany,cars,Volkswagen,Cheating,Software,South Korea,United States

by JackSawyer Student

In September 2015 a report came out stating that 11 million of Volkswagen's cars contained software that falsified emission data. Since then, the car manufacturer has been facing a great deal of scrutiny and has been subjected to many lawsu… more...

  Filed under: News

0 replies | 1290 views | Posted on: 06/25/2016 | Last updated: 06/25/2016

Will The Sun Shine on Tesla’s Acquisition of SolarCity?

Cleantech,Solar,Renewable Energy,Tesla,Elon Musk,SolarCity,Green News

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

The cleantech-savvy vanguard, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors, recently offered to buy his cousin Lyndon Rive's company, SolarCity, in an unexpected deal that values the solar installer at more than $2.5 billion. This contract represents a value … more...

  Filed under: News

0 replies | 2674 views | Posted on: 06/22/2016 | Last updated: 06/22/2016

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