Zero Emissions Building Exchange opens in Vancouver

Zero Emissions Building Exchange opens in Vancouver

The recent official opening of the Zero Emissions Building Exchange (ZEBx) in Vancouver is a reminder, if one was needed, that the city is second to none among environmentally-friendly cities in Canada. The launch of ZEBx, which took place in...
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Heitman’s LA Office Tower Earns LEED Platinum

Heitman’s LA Office Tower Earns LEED Platinum

The 640,000-square-foot property—completed in 1971—lowered its electrical consumption by 21 percent since 1998. Additionally, sustainability features include a water reduction of 3.7 million gallons annually since 2010. Heitman’s 10100 Santa Monica offic...
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Mumbai: 53 Metro Stations To ‘Go Green’

Mumbai: 53 Metro Stations To ‘Go Green’

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is paying special attention to its Mumbai Metro project. So far, MMRDA has connected the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor. And now 53 Metro stations in Metro 2A, Metro 2B and Metro 7 will be developed ...
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Stunning pleated facades define BIG Shenzhen towers

Stunning pleated facades define BIG Shenzhen towers

Though some firms would be content to design a typical rectangular tower and call it a day, that’s really not BIG’s style, and the firm once again offers a unique twist on skyscraper design with its Shenzhen Energy Mansion. The...
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Ryan team pushes envelope with net-zero concept

Ryan team pushes envelope with net-zero concept

A Ryan Cos. US Inc. team has created a plan to turn a proposed 17-story office tower near U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis into a nearly net-zero energy building. The first renderings of the tower were released two years...
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Singapore Green Building Council turns attention to general public

Singapore Green Building Council turns attention to general public

Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) is turning its attention to the general public in order to boost demand for green buildings. For the first time the council has begun a consumer-focused marketing blitz, involving bus advertising and an interactive websi...
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SAVVY: Forget green buildings – forest in a building is the way forward to keep our concrete jungle green!

SAVVY: Forget green buildings – forest in a building is the way forward to keep our concrete jungle green!

GREEN Building. What‘s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear this? Most people would probably assume that you‘re talking about eco-friendly buildings constructed to save energy. Actually, several architectural firms around the world today are ta...
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Think Your Business Can’t Afford a Sustainability Certification?

Think Your Business Can’t Afford a Sustainability Certification?

Twenty years ago, a company could say it was sustainable and consumers would get excited with little questioning. But in an era of greenwashing lawsuits, consumers are demanding transparency when a business claims it’s socially or environmentally respon...
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Sustainability tips for your kitchen renovation

Sustainability tips for your kitchen renovation

Making green choices can have a positive impact on the environment as you transform your home Longtime environmental educator Evonne Marzouk has spent much of her career helping to raise environmental awareness. So when she and her husband Jerry decided...
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