Kone to enable elevators with IoT

Kone to enable elevators with IoT

Kone India on Thursday launched in Hyderabad a new range of elevators for the mid-range market segment. Briefing press persons about the Kone U MonoSpace and Kone U MiniSpace, managing director Amit Gossain said the new products have 26 cars...
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City of Lancaster achieves LEED Gold certification

City of Lancaster achieves LEED Gold certification

The City of Lancaster announced today that it has achieved LEED Gold certification. The city is among the first be certified using the LEED for Cities rating system. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, was created by the...
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Green building initiative launches in Vancouver

Green building initiative launches in Vancouver

The first of its kind in Canada, ZEBx aims to boost knowledge among residential and commercial building operators The October civic election is destined to result in a new-look city council running Vancouver, but it’s still been business as usual for Mayor...
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Green certification helps boost confidence on quality of living for residents

Green certification helps boost confidence on quality of living for residents

In response to homebuyers’ concerns with the environment and wellness relating to properties, major developers in the country have been striving for green certifications from prestigious, global institutes. In a recent interview, Sansiri Plc’s chief op...
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Yas Bay Arena wins top green building award

Yas Bay Arena wins top green building award

Yas Bay Arena, a multipurpose venue in Abu Dhabi, currently being developed by Miral on Yas Island, has won the Sustainable Building Design of the Year award at the prestigious Mena Green Building Awards 2018. Yas Bay Arena is an...
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Seeing green at Condit: Campus earns coveted LEED silver status for design

Seeing green at Condit: Campus earns coveted LEED silver status for design

Condit Elementary School has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for its new building, which was constructed as part of HISD’s 2012 Bond Program. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED certificat...
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Canada: York Region forestry building achieves green certification

Canada: York Region forestry building achieves green certification

The Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont. is the first in Canada to achieve Living Building Challenge certification. The global sustainability standard puts the York Region structure among only 21 buildings worldwid...
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India: Is your building ‘green’? PWD will soon inspect its sustainability

India: Is your building ‘green’? PWD will soon inspect its sustainability

Nearly 100 engineers from the state’s Public Works Department will soon be inspecting buildings for Green Building certification. A batch of 100 engineers will be coursed and trained so that they can assess buildings which follow the norms of whether...
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Badriya Jum’a Masjid: The First eco friendly ‘Green Mosque’

Badriya Jum’a Masjid: The First eco friendly ‘Green Mosque’

KUNDAPUR: Badriya Jum’a Masjid is the world’s first “ZERO Energy” Eco Friendly Green Mosque. Located at Kodi village near Kundapur in Udupi district of Karnataka, the building design is an evolution in core Islamic Architecture integrating epitomized ...
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