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I walked through the @Greenbuild conference on my way to another conference last week while in Washington, DC. 16 more words


BRE Buzz » The Green Guide to Specification: Past, Present & Future

via BRE Buzz » The Green Guide to Specification: Past, Present & Future.

In which I give a brief history of this publication, The Green Guide to Specification, and what’s happening in the future regarding the environmental assessment of construction materials, and green building. 7 more words


Do LEED-certified buildings result in more productive workers?

Contrary to previous studies that have indicated that worker productivity, health, and overall well-being increase in green offices, a new study by Stefano Schiavon of UC Berkeley’s Center for the Built Environment and Sergio Altomonte of the University of Nottingham’s Environmental Physics and Design Research Group concludes that most office workers do not experience a higher level of workplace satisfaction when working in LEED-certified buildings. 203 more words

Green Buildings with LEED Certification [Infographic]

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LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program. From sustainable site development to indoor environmental quality—LEED  focuses on building practices that support areas of human and environmental health. 66 more words

Sustainable Guide

Grab a free pass and meet the Rainforest Alliance at Greenbuild 2015

If you are an architect, project manager, builder, lawmaker, designer, or community member with a passion for green building then you will probably be heading to… 238 more words


Media Release: Mohawk’s David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre achieves LEED® Gold certification

HAMILTON (Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015) – Mohawk’s David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre has received LEED® Gold certification from the Canada Green Building Council. 745 more words

Mohawk College

Increasing Complexity of Lighting Design has made commissioning of lighting controls essential

Lighting design has grown increasingly complex due to the integration of daylighting, movable and fixed shading devices, occupancy sensors, addressable fixtures, and control sequences, as well as integration with building automation systems (BAS), life safety, and security. 106 more words