Parque La Colina obtains LEED Gold Certification

Parque La Colina obtains LEED Gold Certification

The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has awarded the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification to Parque La Colina. This is an important milestone for Parque Arauco as this is the company’s first shopping center to receive...
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Natural light floods this solar-powered business school in Frankfurt

Natural light floods this solar-powered business school in Frankfurt

According to the World Green Building Council, students score higher on tests and learn up to 26% faster when placed in rooms lit by natural light. Danish practice Henning Larsen Architects took this report to heart when they designed the...
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Hyderabad, India: Platinum award for metro rail stations

Hyderabad, India: Platinum award for metro rail stations

The L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited announced on Wednesday that 17 elevated stations of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project were awarded the Platinum Certification by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The IGBC has launched the Green Mass Rapid Tran...
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These natural building ingredients can help increase productivity

These natural building ingredients can help increase productivity

Only 53% of wage earners think their place of work helps their productivity. And with good reason, said workplace strategist and change manager Nigel Oseland, speaking at the GBCSA’s 2017 Green Building Convention held earlier this month. The broad and ...
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Greenpoint Library’s new eco-friendly building gets renderings

Greenpoint Library’s new eco-friendly building gets renderings

The new building will come with an Environmental Education Center and plenty of sustainable features The dated Greenpoint Library wasn’t much of a looker within the neighborhood. According to Greenpointer, the one-story building was originally constructed i...
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Smart Elevator Market to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% between 2017 and 2025 / Credence Research

Smart Elevator Market to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% between 2017 and 2025 / Credence Research

According to a new market report published by Credence Research Inc., “Global Smart Elevator Market (By Service Type (New Purchase & Installation, Upgrade (Modernization), and Maintenance), By End-use Application (Residential, Commercial, Healthcare &amp...
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Qatar Sustainability Week 2017

Qatar Sustainability Week 2017

Qatar Foundation’s (QF) Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has announced the second edition of Qatar Sustainability Week (QSW). The week-long event, to be held under the patronage of His Excellency the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdulla...
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Columbia celebrates eco-friendly water and sewer office building

Columbia celebrates eco-friendly water and sewer office building

The city of Columbia celebrated a golden achievement this past week. On what was once-considered a blighted, “brown field” site, Columbia officials dedicated a new 15,300-square-foot administration building for its water and sewer department, locat...
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Rabie Property Group awarded South Africa’s 300th green building certification

Rabie Property Group awarded South Africa’s 300th green building certification

Rabie Property Group scooped the 300th green building certification at the Green Building Council of South Africa at the organisation’s recent 10th annual convention at Century City. Rabie, a pioneer in green building, received the latest award in the As...
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