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Hospitals prescribing ‘heal thyself’ approach to sustainability

Hospitals prescribing ‘heal thyself’ approach to sustainability

U.S. healthcare providers are among our most prolific consumers of energy on a building-by-building basis, and also one of our largest contributors of waste. Here's how the industry is starting to be mindful of environmental as well as patient health.

EV charging stations more than a luxury, now a differentiator

EV charging stations more than a luxury, now a differentiator

Electric vehicles still account for a small percentage of automobiles on U.S. roads — about 1.13 percent of market share by the end of 2017 — but the growth trend is clearly upward. And that means builders and developers are increasingly compelled to include EV charging stations in their projects.

Sustainability’s female financiers: Investing in a future that works

Sustainability’s female financiers: Investing in a future that works

Capital market opportunities and risks in sustainability finance have begun to be in vogue. Here's how women are finding a niche in this brave new world.

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.

Toronto selects smart city technologies for building operators

Toronto selects smart city technologies for building operators

The program focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart city technologies and building and infrastructure operators seeking innovations to enhance the city's liveability.

Retailers leading DOE energy reduction programs

Retailers leading DOE energy reduction programs

The sector faces a cumulative energy bill of $41 billion a year with diverse building types.

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

New 3 IN 1 tile combines protection, insulation, solar into a single product to boost energy efficiency

DOE building initiatives save $3.1 billion in energy costs

DOE building initiatives save $3.1 billion in energy costs

Partners are driving the adoption of new energy efficient equipment through targeted technology campaigns.

Apple converts buildings to 100% renewable energy

Apple converts buildings to 100% renewable energy

To get to 100 percent renewable energy for its own facilities, the company worked to set an example for others to follow.

Listen up: Device designed to hush exterior noise

Listen up: Device designed to hush exterior noise

University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use

The case for making green building improvements

The case for making green building improvements

New WorldGBC report urges businesses to capitalize on economic benefits, improved occupant satisfaction

Green-building certifications on rise in major international markets

Green-building certifications on rise in major international markets

Canadian markets top inaugural International Green Building Adoption Index, reporting highest percentage of green office space

Colleges, universities providing lessons on green, sustainable building

Colleges, universities providing lessons on green, sustainable building

Higher education taking lead in educating people about value of high-performance construction

EPA honors LG Electronics as Energy Star Partner of the Year

EPA honors LG Electronics as Energy Star Partner of the Year

LG was first recognized as ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2012.

Building green boosts efficiency, financial benefits

Building green boosts efficiency, financial benefits

Approach quickly becoming standard for facilitiy construction

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