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New EPA Facility Receives LEED Gold Certification

More than 1,600 EPA employees are moving into two "green" buildings chock full of state-of-the-science technologies that reflect the agency's core mission: to protect human health and the environment.


Americans Seek Energy-Conscious Employers

When it comes to workplace benefits, an overwhelming percentage of US employees are looking for a different kind of green: not just the green in their paycheck, but an environmentally-friendly place to work.


"Waldsee Biohaus" First U.S. Building to Receive Germany's World-Class Energy Certification

"Waldsee BioHaus," a new environmental living center at Concordia Language Villages, is the first building in North America to be certified as a "Passive House," one of the world's toughest energy standards, by Germany's Passivhaus Institute.


Sustainable Design Competition for New Orleans Launched by Global Green USA and Brad Pitt

Surrounded by green building displays, Global Green USA President Matt Petersen was joined by design jury chairman Brad Pitt, Pritzker Award winner Thom Mayne and the rest of the jury made up of nationally renowned architects and environmental experts as they launched their Sustainable Design Competition for New Orleans.


Good Housekeeping Documents Environmentally Innovative Renovation With "Your Green House"

Good Housekeeping today announced a new and unique home renovation project, "Your Green House," that will set a standard for sustainable, environmentally responsible home-building.


Toyota's North American Production Support Center Earns Silver Level Certification from the USGBC

Toyota's North American Production Support Center (NAPSC), a regional training facility, has been awarded a Silver Level Certification from the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building rating system.


Practical Guide to Green Building in Colorado

The Governor's Office of Energy Management and Conservation (OEMC) announces the release of a new guide to help building owners and design teams build better, more energy efficient buildings in Colorado.


Green Roof Display at Chicago Center for Green Technology

Tecta America Corp, the nation's leading commercial roofing contractor, headquartered in Skokie, is working in conjunction with the Chicago Center for Green Technology [CCGT] to install a living green roof display in the lobby of CCGT, located at 445 North Sacramento Boulevard in Chicago.



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