July 29, 2015

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Green building is the design and construction practice of increasing the efficiency of buildings and their use of energy, water, and materials, and reducing building impacts on human health and the environment.


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Ikea Plugs-In More Onsite Power in Emeryville, CA Store as its Fuel Cell System Expands Company’s Renewable Portfolio

Published: Jul 01, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jul. 01 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the world's leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it officially has 'flipped-the-switch' on a fuel cell system installed at its retail location in Emeryville, CA - one of two San Francisco-area stores for the Swedish company....

CBRE Study Finds Significant Gap Between Large and Small Office Buildings in Green Adoption in the U.S.

Published: Jun 26, 2015 – 03:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Jun. 26 /CSRwire/ - Owners of small buildings have an opportunity to differentiate themselves by implementing energy-efficient practices, due to a significant gap between large and small office buildings in achieving sustainability certification, according to a new study by CBRE Group,...

Arby’s Reaches 11 Percent Energy Reduction Since 2011, On Way to Achieving 15 Percent Reduction Goal by End of 2015

Published: May 22, 2015 – 12:44 PM EST

ATLANTA, May 22 /CSRwire/ - Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), franchisor of the Arby's brand, today announced that it has reached 11 percent total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant since 2011, paving the way to a goal of 15 percent energy reduction by...

TD Economics looks at the Impact of ‘Green’ Buildings on the Toronto Condo Market

Published: May 15, 2015 – 03:50 PM EST

TORONTO, May 15 /CSRwire/ - TD Economics has released a special report titled "The Market Benefits of Green Condos in Toronto." The report shows that: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified, or 'green' buildings represent an increasing share of new construction,...

LPL Financial’s San Diego Office Earns LEED Platinum Designation

Published: Apr 20, 2015 – 12:00 PM EST

SAN DIEGO, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - LPL Financial LLC, the nation's largest independent broker-dealer*, a custodian for registered investment advisors (RIAs), and a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today announced that the firm's San Diego office building has...

Balfour Beatty Construction’s Net-zero Modular Classroom Project for Oak Park Unified School District Honored with Green School Award

Published: Mar 11, 2015 – 03:51 PM EST

SAN DIEGO, Mar. 11 /CSRwire/ - Balfour Beatty Construction's net-zero modular classroom project completed on behalf of the Oak Park Unified School District has been honored with the United States Green Building Council's (USGBC) California Central Coast Chapter's Green School Award. Comprised of...

Wind Power to Debut on GM’s Renewable Energy Roster

Published: Feb 17, 2015 – 03:19 PM EST

DETROIT, Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - General Motors for the first time is procuring wind to power its manufacturing operations, enabling one of its Mexico facilities' electricity needs to be run mostly on renewable energy. This addition of 34 megawatts of wind power allows...

Impact Infrastructure Introduces AutoCASE, Sustainable Return on Investment Tool

Published: Jan 14, 2015 – 12:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan. 14 /CSRwire/ - Impact Infrastructure today unveiled AutoCASE, a cutting-edge, cloud-based tool that enables triple-bottom line business case analysis to become an integrated part of a BIM project design workflow. Triple Bottom Line [TBL] analysis goes beyond exploring only...

IKEA to Increase Size of Michigan’s Largest Roofto Solar Array by Approximately 25% Atop Detroit-Area Store in Canton, MI

Published: Dec 03, 2014 – 04:59 PM EST

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA , Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the world's leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to increase the solar array atop its Detroit-area store that opened eight years ago in Canton, MI. In September, IKEA began work on a 44,000-square-foot expansion...

Sustainable Minds and TOTO Accelerate Impactful Innovation in Product Transparency Reporting to Drive Greener Purchase Decisions by Making Environmental Performance Information Understandable and Meaningful

Published: Oct 22, 2014 – 02:27 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, L.A., Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - (Greenbuild, Booth #616) - Sustainable Minds (SM), a cloud software and services company whose mission is to operationalize environmental performance in product development and manufacturing, continued to demonstrate market leadership by launching today ten new SM...

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