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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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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Passivhaus Trust announces nominees for ‘the Oscars for building performance’

Passivhaus Trust announces nominees for ‘the Oscars for building performance’

Let’s hope that unlike the Oscars, they make the right choices and open the right envelopes. The UK Passivhaus Trust has just announced its short list for the 2018 UK Passivhaus awards, to be given out in October. They start...
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Bonaventure Project receives GBCI’s ‘SITES’ green building certification

Bonaventure Project receives GBCI’s ‘SITES’ green building certification

More than one-half mile of elevated expressway was demolished in the heart of downtown Montréal to make way for a ground-level urban boulevard and over six acres of continuous public space, bookended by two monumental sculptures. Montréal was recently name...
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BEX and MCE Asia 2018

BEX and MCE Asia 2018

Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading trade exhibition for the region’s green building market, and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia, a regional HVAC-R, water and energy exhibition is set to return in September. As ASEAN ministers convene...
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WorldGBC announces finalists for its 2018 Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards

WorldGBC announces finalists for its 2018 Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards

The World Green Building Council announced the finalists for its 2018 Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards. Presented by WorldGBC and its Asia Pacific Regional Network of Green Building Councils in 15 countries, this biennial programme celebrates i...
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