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Woolworth Building Office in New York Becomes a Retrofit Lab

Woolworth Building Office in New York Becomes a Retrofit Lab

For a skyscraper built in 1913, the iconic Woolworth Building in New York City has surprisingly modern features. One of the building’s tenants, the architectural firm M Moser Associates, is harnessing those aspects in the pursuit of high building standards for an office floor retrofit, FastCo.Design reported today. “Whenever we … Read more »

Why Build Green? Lowered Operational Costs, Increased Staff Productivity and Higher Asset Values

Why Build Green? Lowered Operational Costs, Increased Staff Productivity and Higher Asset Values

As corporations increasingly looking at how the built environment impacts human health and the environment, a new document outlines how building projects can achieve both the WELL Building Standard and BREEAM.

WELL, BREEAM Align Standards, Streamline Green Building Certifications

WELL, BREEAM Align Standards, Streamline Green Building Certifications

Healthy is the new green — in the building industry, at least. In a move that aims to make it easier for green building projects to achieve both the WELL Building Standard and BREEAM, the International WELL Building Institute and BRE have teamed up to identify alignments between the two … Read more »

Why It Pays to Invest in Green Offices

Why It Pays to Invest in Green Offices

Green office spaces can improve the bottom line by improving employee productivity and reducing absenteeism, staff turnover and medical costs, according to a World Green Building Council report.

Greenbuild 2016: Green Buildings Team Up with Zero Waste, Certified Buildings Lead to Smarter Employees

Greenbuild 2016: Green Buildings Team Up with Zero Waste, Certified Buildings Lead to Smarter Employees

Greenbuild 2016, the annual green building conference and expo, opened yesterday and runs through Oct. 7 in Los Angeles. Also yesterday the Paris climate agreement crossed the threshold for adoption now that more than 55 countries, accounting for over 55 percent of global emissions, have ratified the deal. It will … Read more »

The Next Phase in Green Building Is Healthier Buildings

A new report by the US Green Building Council and Dodge Data & Analytics finds healthier buildings drive business benefits for building owners, developers, managers and investors.

WELL certified

WELL Building Standard Launched

The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, which focuses on enhancing people’s health and well-being through the built environment, at the inaugural WELL Building Symposium in New Orleans. Following a two-year pilot program and a formal Peer Review process, the standard is now publicly … Read more »

Well Building Institute

WELL Building, Green Building Institutes Collaborate

The Green Building Certification Institute will provide third-party certification for the WELL Building Standard, under a collaboration with the International WELL Building Institute. The collaboration will create a seamless WELL Building Standard experience for professionals and organizations already using LEED, the IWBI said, making it easier for LEED users to … Read more »

Standards & Compliance Briefing: Well Buildings, PV Capacity, Baltimore Ravens

CBRE Group has received the world’s first certification for a commercial office space under the WELL Building Standard pilot program, for the company’s global headquarters in Los Angeles. The facility features energy absorbing flooring, UV air sanitizers, biophilic air treatment, water filtration systems and anti-microbial coatings on all surfaces. Real estate … Read more »