Environmental permitting for residential building projects on one acre or less became less complex with a new voluntary Construction General Permit.
Emerald Cities Seattle launched the first RENEW Multi-Family Housing Program project that will use efficiency retrofits to unlock energy and water savings for owners of affordable housing.
The Home for Good Project is a multi-year initiative that includes a donation of over $1 million worth of exterior building products and funds for Habitat for Humanity.
As the price of solar panels continues to fall, communities are developing their own renewable energy strategies.
During Greenbuild 2015, The BOLD Awards recognized Building Optimizers Leaders and Disruptors who are driving change and innovation in prestigious green building projects across the country.
Following a tradition of honoring pioneers in the circular economy, the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute awarded four organizations that have crafted regenerative and Cradle to Cradle-inspired product design.
Massachusetts joins Minnesota and Colorado as states providing clean energy alternatives with community solar gardens.
Florida, the state which ranks 3rd for rooftop solar potential ranks 13th in the nation for the actual amount of solar energy installed.
The DER program is designed to grow the company's renewable footprint in the state from less than 2 megawatts today to at least 110 megawatts and potentially 170 megawatts by 2021.
Solar combined with energy storage systems (solar+storage) can help protect vulnerable populations during power outages in multifamily affordable housing.
The builders were recognized for their conscientious green building efforts in creating healthier and safer homes and a more sustainable Florida.
The new guide highlights the four components of value: revenue, occupancy, operating expenses and risk.
Carrier and Orca Energy launched a new program to make geothermal heating and cooling more accessible in new construction homes.
Educating builders to understand the least obvious incentive for turning the plumbing pipes green: it’s an easy way to add value to the home.
The average American consumer spends nearly $2,000 a year on energy bills, and about half of that pays just for heating and cooling.
Monthly utility costs are the second largest bill most families face, after housing expenses.
Answering the question, “How do we balance our development needs with our water needs?”
HERO PACE financing enables homeowners to make energy- and water-efficiency improvements and pay for them through their property tax bill.
With 129 new apartments completed, construction begins on 40 additional apartments as part of the phase-two redevelopment effort at the Boston Housing Authority's Old Colony public housing development.
Hundreds of organizations participated in a unique education and action plan program yielding an average of $316,000 in projected annual recurring cost savings.