Today, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a new strategy intended to leverage LEED — and the communities implementing the rating system — to support buildings and neighborhoods in a post-pandemic world.
Connecticut’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program surpassed 300 closed projects at the end of 2019, reaching a total of more than $163 million in clean energy financing investment in local businesses.
Marriott Syracuse Downtown will undergo several energy efficient upgrades thanks to $9.9 million in Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) funding.
Petros PACE Finance, LLC, a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing company, announced today that it recently completed its seventh privately rated securitization on C-PACE assets from independent credit rating agency DBRS Morningstar.
Today, the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Alliance industry coalition spotlighted the new programs authorized in New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Massachusetts.
Bee Enterprises recently announced a new insulation invention for buildings, which offers vacuum panels that are rechargeable, repairable, inexpensive and sustainable, according to the company.
Walmart filed a lawsuit against Tesla this week in New York State Supreme Court over breach of contract for rooftop solar installations at stores. The retailer accused Tesla of “years of gross negligence and failure to live up to industry standards.”
Today, the US Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a call for proposals to solicit feedback and concepts for the next version of LEED. USGBC created the LEED green building program 20 years ago to measure and define green building and to provide a roadmap for developing sustainable buildings. LEED is updated through a continuous improvement process and with each new version USGBC is evolving LEED’s
The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Initiative’s Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign’s 350 participants have impacted 160,000 rooftop units, saving $110 million and more than 1 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) annually since the campaign’s inception in 2013.
Clinton Prairie School Corporation in Frankfort, Indiana, received $4.7 million in energy performance improvements through a contract with Johnson Controls. The deal included state-of-the-art LED lighting as well as building optimization throughout the school district.
Audi Field, the new home for the D.C. United soccer team, is slated to have solar panels installed this fall. Solar energy company New Columbia Solar says that the panels they plan to put on the canopy will provide roughly one million kilowatt hours of solar power annually, enough to offset nearly one third of the stadium’s projected electricity usage.
The City of Sitka, Alaska, has successfully reduced its reliance on expensive oil through three major energy-efficient retrofits. Renovations to the public library, the US Forest Service Office, and public convention center eliminated the use of fuel oil, according to a new in-depth case study.