Green Buildings / LEED
GSA Seeks Green Building Technologies to Test
Monday November 11, 2013
The GSA owns and leases 9,200 buildings across the country and has the real estate portfolio needed to evaluate these technologies.
Suit Charges USGBC with Fraud - seeks Class-Action Status
Thursday October 21, 2010
Gifford claims the USGBC has duped the public by claiming its LEED rating system makes buildings save energy and that the LEED Accredited Professional credential is worthless.
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday October 4, 2010
Protecting the environment has lead to some startling revelations and manufacturing advances at Steelcase.
National Office Furniture Offers IDCEC and GBCI Accredited level CEU Courses
Sunday May 30, 2010
The level CEU courses provide a thorough review and understanding of the multi-attribute level certification program based on BIFMA's e3 Sustainability Standard.
It's not easy being green
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday April 26, 2010
Level 3 is the top certification level and is about as easy to reach as winning the Triple Crown in horse racing.
The cost of being Green
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday March 15, 2010
Designers say saving money remains a real concern.
level Training Course Approved For LEED Accredited Professionals
Monday March 15, 2010
BIFMA has become a U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Education Provider.
Number of LEED Certifications Skyrockets
Monday January 18, 2010
Is there anybody not doing a LEED building?
REPREVE and BlueAvocado Join Forces
Monday November 23, 2009
BlueAvocado's new reusable gro-pak shopping system is designed to replace 15 environmentally harmful plastic bags per shopping trip.
Convia Honored at Greenbuild
Friday November 13, 2009
Convia was recognized by the editors of Environmental Building News and GreenSpec as a BuildingGreen Top-10 Product for 2009.
HOK Vice President Leigh Stringer on her new book - Video
Monday October 5, 2009
The book is a volume on sustainability that has earned instant acclaim, it profiles actual examples of Fortune 500 Companies from around the world that are living proof that green businesses can reduce costs, enhance productivity, improve recruitment and retention, increase shareholder value and contribute to a healthier natural environment.
Convia Offers New Energy Track Report Tool For LEED Buildings
Thursday October 1, 2009
The tool displays a space's actual energy usage on a simple and intuitive dashboard interface.
Interest in LEED may be Slipping Away
Monday March 2, 2009
Many of the new regulations focus on greenhouse gases and carbon impacts that LEED has only indirectly addressed.
Office Depot is First Retailer to Receive LEED Gold Certification
Thursday January 15, 2009
Office Depot was in the first group of organizations to participate in the LEED Portfolio Program pilot, and the only office products company
Monday June 23, 2008
An open letter to the U.S. Green Building Council from the manufacturers of modular wall systems: DIRTT, KI and Haworth.
Monday June 23, 2008
The USGBC public comment period for LEED 2009 is now open and any member of the public may comment on the proposed changes to LEED.
TVS Interiors Designs GREENlife Energy Bar for 2008 NeoCon Exhibition
Monday May 19, 2008
The overall aesthetic of this year's GREENlife space is designed to inspire visitors to be drawn into the exhibit through strong imagery and enlightening quotes.
GREENGUARD Expands into Certifying Computers & Electronics
Thursday March 20, 2008
Lenovo's "Eco" is First Desktop to Earn GREENGUARD Certification
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday January 28, 2008
Businesses are beginning to realize that growth that creates so much waste can't go on forever
GEI Funded Research Finds that "Green" Products Can Still Create Problems
Monday January 28, 2008
The study revealed that even "green" wall, flooring, ceiling and cabinetry materials can cause "secondary" emission of chemicals when exposed to naturally occurring ozone in the indoor air.
Week of July 27, 2015
In This Weeks Print Edition:
HNI Sales climbed 11.6% / Steelcase Annual (virtual) Meeting / Office bust hits suburban Washington D.C. / Essendant (nee United Stationers) sales increased 1.6% in latest quarter / Report: Standing OK, but not all the time / Makers: Workrite / Makers: Kesseböhmer + Valley Design / First Looks / Industry Briefing / Odds & Ends / Marketplace & Help Wanted
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Standing OK, but not all the time
by ROB KIRKBRIDE
It is expected that after a common eight hour work shift, the long-lasting effects of fatigue from standing work will be more pronounced than found in this study, according to the report. from 7/27/15
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