Sheetz, Inc. will formally accept the gold certification (second-highest level attainable) from the USGBC's LEED program for the environmentally responsible design of its Sheetz Center for Shwellness in Claysburg, Pennsylvania, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, kicking off a daylong Earth Day celebration for Sheetz employees.
"MZ", Arizona's first Zero Net Energy townhomes are under construction at 7301 E. Minnezona Avenue in Scottsdale. The development is comprised of eight 925 to 1,300 square foot loft-style townhomes in the center of the Old Town Scottsdale Entertainment District.
SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for nearly 40 years, and PetersenDean, the nation’s largest privately held roofing and solar company, today announced a partnership to offer homeowners an affordable path to solar ownership, using American-made solar systems installed by U.S. workers.
The home of a Sheffield Hallam University lecturer is in the running to be named the UK's best eco property.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market Report" report to their offering.
Green Building Initiative (GBI) President Jerry Yudelson presented a keynote talk on April 8th at the ASHRAE High-Performance Buildings conference in San Francisco. Yudelson also participated in a discussion organized by the National Institute of Building Sciences around the topic of defining net zero energy buildings.
WoodRight Forest Products has selected six "focus communities" based upon an environmental non-profit group's study documenting major green building certifications across 20 states.
Awards season is here – and Trex is on top once again. Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, recently received top honors from two of the industry's most respected reader surveys – Green Builder Media's 2014 Reader's Choice Awards and Peninsula Publishing's 2013 Building Products Brand Survey – underscoring the brand's leadership and preference among architects, builders and contractors and other trade professionals.
Today, LEED Exposed, a project of the Environmental Policy Alliance (EPA), released research showing that large privately-owned buildings in Washington D.C. certified under the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards, actually use more energy than uncertified buildings.
KB Home, one of the nation’s largest and most recognized homebuilders, unveiled its first ZeroHouse 2.0 in Los Angeles County today during a special event at the builder’s Dawn Creek community in Lancaster.