The American Geophysical Union (AGU) announced that they will be undertaking a major renovation of their headquarters in Washington, DC, with the hope of bringing the building to net zero status. This net zero renovation project is set to begin construction in March 2017. The 62,000 square foot office building, located in the Dupont Circle […]
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Thanks to BuildingGreen and Construction Dive for this list of soon-to-be-released products that hope to push the green envelope further than it has gone before. Personal Comfort Systems Hyperchair Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have been developing the Personal Comfort Systems Hyperchair, which aims to improve the comfort levels of people in office settings. The […]
Matthew and Sue Seip recently purchased a house in Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania to be near family members who live in the Philadelphia area. Sue Seip, a professor at Philadelphia University, specializes in interior design, and Matt Seip has an architecture degree, so “we are very green-conscious, so to speak, and are both LEED-certified professionals,” she said. “Green building is […]
The Green movement has reached the construction trade. From affordable public housing that has adopted green construction methods — such as ergonomically designed furniture in common areas and the use of sustainable, renewable building materials — to the use of green building standards throughout the country, construction companies are embracing the opportunity to construct eco-friendly […]
Mumbai is the wealthiest city in India and receives significant international investment. Many foreign banks and financial institutions have branches here, enabling Mumbai’s economy to grow and become a world city. It’s in a rush to expand and prosper. We have picked a couple of recent green building projects in the heart of Mumbai. These […]
Lunera Lighting, a company that began in 2009 out of California recently announced the release of its fourth generation recessed LED Troffer light in its 22-G4 seriers.
LED lighting manufacturer Seesmart Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has been selected by SL Green Realty Corp., New York City’s largest commercial property owner, to install its industry leading LED lighting products throughout 21 commercial office properties, as part of one of the nation’s largest LED lighting efficiency projects.
Intematix released their expansion to their existing ChromaLit Lighting Collection which expected to launch this week. Their expansion was in response to their clients’ reception of the original ChromaLit Collection launched in January of this year and their demand for more high performance LED lighting design options.
Came across this luxurious and Eco-friendly LEED certified home on DigsDigs. Using vertical design, it integrates energy efficiency such as LED lighting, Energy Star Appliance and abundant use of natural and raw materials. The house is incredibly breathtaking with very minimalistic furnishing that compliments the house well. Built on the hills of San Francisco, the […]