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2014-06-13 08:25:05

Sessions to focus on Net-Zero, building resiliency, the growing multifamily sector, building science fundamentals and cost-effective climate-specific passive building standards CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) announced today that William Rose, pioneering building scientist, will deliver the keynote address at the 9(th) Annual North American Passive House Conference in San Francisco, during the opening plenary on Friday, September 12, 2014....

2014-06-09 08:32:00

ATLANTA, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building Systems Design, Inc. (BSD) today announced publication of revisions to 116 specification sections related to sustainable design for architects and engineers. BSD SpecLink-E, BSD's automated specification production system, has supported the various LEED rating systems published by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for many years. BSD's latest sustainability updates support LEED v4 BD+C , USGBC's most recent green rating system, but they...

2014-06-02 08:23:49

PASADENA, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an approximately $9 billion total market capitalization real estate investment trust (REIT) uniquely focused on clustering Class A assets in collaborative science and technology campuses in urban innovation centers, announced today that 225 Binney Street, an approximately 305,000 rentable-square-foot (RSF), world-class, build-to-suit headquarters space fully leased to Biogen Idec Inc. in...

2014-05-28 23:13:25

Priority Energy adds affordably priced, passive-house certified (PHIUS) windows by Intus to their energy efficiency product mix. Priced for the everyday builder, these high performance windows will lower energy consumption, improve indoor air quality and increase the comfort level in all homes. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Priority Energy recently added the European-made Intus window line to their selection of energy efficiency products and services. Until now, windows of this...

2014-05-21 16:21:08

INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Recycling / Salvaging: demolished the old "White" building and the construction waste was recycled wherever possible, including 100% of the old parking lot and close to 90% of the old building. -- White Roofing Materials: Reduction of heat island effect. -- Alternative Fuel Vehicle Charging stations powered by on site photovoltaic solar arrays -- Site Selection: developing on a previously developed...

2014-05-21 08:31:29

DPR Construction, recently cited as largest private company in Silicon Valley, selects Enmetric as most innovative enterprise to solve Plug Load Management issues BELMONT, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enmetric Systems, Inc., a leading enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) company, announced that DPR Construction (DPR) will use Enmetric's intelligent plug load management system to help monitor, control and manage plug-load devices in DPR's new San Francisco regional office. The...

2014-05-16 12:23:49

Sixty-four local commercial building teams successfully embrace energy efficiency efforts PORTLAND, Ore., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Trust of Oregon, Clark Public Utilities, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Oregon, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), City of Portland, and Portland Development Commission announced the winners of the 2013 Kilowatt Crackdown, a competition to improve energy performance of commercial office buildings. The competition engaged...

2014-05-15 08:28:44

The construction firm's high performance remodeling work at the Glasswood building in southeast Portland wins ORA's Commercial Interior and Commercial Specialty award categories. PORTLAND, Ore., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General contractor Hammer & Hand [http://hammerandhand.com] received two 2014 Outstanding Remodeling Achievement awards from the Oregon Remodelers Association at last night's awards dinner at NW Natural in Portland, Oregon. Photo -...

2014-05-09 23:00:15

The Georgia Forestry Association commends Governor Nathan Deal who recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with alternative, cost-effective, and sustainable design options. Forsyth, GA (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Governor Nathan Deal recently signed legislation that allows for greater use of wood materials in public school facilities, providing K-12 schools throughout the state with...

2014-05-07 12:32:16

OTTAWA, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is pleased to announce Holcim Canada is a Gold level CaGBC National Sponsor for the second year in a row. Through its National Sponsorship program, the CaGBC is providing the green building industry with opportunities to support the Council's goal of accelerating the transformation of the built environment to high-performing, healthy green buildings, homes and communities throughout Canada. "Holcim has been a...


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Ecoscaping
2013-03-25 13:08:21

Ecoscaping incorporates the disciplines of landscape architecture and spatial planning with environmental science and offers an innovative approach in forming a sustainable and nature friendly design and/or construction. Every part of land is unique and provides different materials and micro-environments; ecoscaping aims to design in harmony with the land to produce an environmentally healthy and sustainable landscape. Ecoscaping strives to take an existing structures and areas and add...

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