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LEED Green buildings deliver energy savings, reduced emissions, and health benefits - including reduced absenteeism

A new study which examined  how LEED-certified green buildings had performed over a 16 year period reported that the green buildings delivered $7.5B in energy savings, $1.4B of benefits in reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and a further $4.4B in public health benefits.  301 more words

United States

Sustainability Architect Interview

How did you end up in such an offbeat, unconventional and unique career?

My early life in Kenya and Tanzania experiencing the beauty of these countries’ natural environments led to my interest in sustainability. 403 more words

Environment

LEED is green building

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building, community and home project types, LEED provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. 127 more words

Green Buildings & LEED

Game on. We want a just, sane, and sustainable world? Then we are the ones who are going to do it.

“No one can survive in this world without help. No one.”
~ Ser Jorah Mormont, Game of Thrones 

On the the night that Donald Trump was elected, I went to sleep feeling like my insides had been carved out. 1,569 more words

Pennsylvania's Top Construction Stories of 2017

The news was overwhelming in 2017. From healthcare mergers and insurance coverage to gender inequality to natural disasters to international relations to political squabbling…. Every time you looked at your phone or watched the nightly news there appeared to be another… 1,025 more words

Sustainability Professional Interview

Please tell us about yourself

Rishi Tirupari’s career has taken him from Hyderabad to Seattle to Las Vegas—and now to Macau, China. His sustainability journey started when he was a student in Seattle inspired by a speech on sustainability, and the journey has now brought him to a position where he is overseeing work on The Parisian, a new integrated resort targeting LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)  Silver. 1,139 more words

Engineering

1 of the USA's newest cities turns 9 today

Today is the ninth anniversary of the first day of operations for one of the newest cities in the USA — the City of Dunwoody, Georgia, which is an easy 15-minute transit ride from the City of Atlanta and is where I have lived for more than 20 years. 574 more words