Chobani Breaks Ground on Energy-Efficient 70,000 Square-Foot Facility

Chobani Breaks Ground on Energy-Efficient 70,000 Square-Foot Facility

Greek yogurt maker Chobani announced today that it is breaking ground on an energy-efficient 70,000 square-foot facility in Twin Falls, Idaho, for employees, guests, as well as the company’s global research and development team. Chobani says the new center will “serve as home to our … Read more…

Chicago Now the Top US Market for Energy-Efficient Office Buildings

Chicago Now the Top US Market for Energy-Efficient Office Buildings

Chicago now has the most building spaces with LEED and Energy Star certification in the United States, according to a new study from the commercial real estate services firm CBRE and Maastricht University. The 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index ranked the Windy City top … Read more…

Commercial Real Estate Company Reduces Energy Use by 20%, Saves $6.5M Yearly

Commercial Real Estate Company Reduces Energy Use by 20%, Saves $6.5M Yearly

Shorenstein Properties LLC, a real estate firm that owns and manages high-quality office buildings across the country, announced that it reduced its energy use by 20% in 2016. The reductions have saved the company an estimated $6.5 million in energy expenses per year. The company … Read more…

Alabama Airport Touts Energy Efficient Features and LEED Gold Certification

Alabama Airport Touts Energy Efficient Features and LEED Gold Certification

The operators of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) have set many energy efficient goals for themselves, all of which have helped to earn the aviation hub a LEED Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. BHM leaders approved a new terminal and the installation of … Read more…

NAHB Survey: U.S. Home Builders Use Energy Efficient Products, Especially Windows

NAHB Survey: U.S. Home Builders Use Energy Efficient Products, Especially Windows

On average, builders of single-family residences use 10.2 different green products or practices – and 22 percent always or almost always have their homes certified to a green standard, according to survey results released on March 13 by the National Association of Home Builders.

USGBC-LA Offers ‘Green Professionals’ Offers Sustainable Building Courses to Public, Corporate Groups

USGBC-LA Offers ‘Green Professionals’ Offers Sustainable Building Courses to Public, Corporate Groups

The U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter is launching a first round of “green professionals” (GPRO) courses that target on-the-ground building professionals who seek to integrate sustainable practices into their core knowledge , according to a February 7 report by Construction & Demolition Recycling.

LEED Report: Hospitality Efficiency Growing

LEED Report: Hospitality Efficiency Growing

The U.S. Green Building Council’s “LEED in Motion: Hospitality” report found that more than 109 million square feet of hotel space is LEED-certified, according to the organization. More than 1,400 hotels, which represent 638.7 million square feet, participate in the LEED program. The release cites … Read more…

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