LEED projects with parking structures receive discount on Parksmart certification

LEED projects with parking structures receive discount on Parksmart certification

usgbc.org 21 Jan '18, 11am

LEED projects continue to demonstrate interest in adding Parksmart certification to their parking structures. To support these projects, GBCI released the Parksmart and LEED Synergies document in 2017. This guidance enables garages included within LEED v4 and LEED 2009 O+M and BD+C projects to automatically achieve points toward Parksmart certification, streamlining the documentation process and reducing project team workloads. To further encourage LEED project teams to recognize the potential for sustainability improvements in their garages, GBCI has announced a 15 percent discount on Parksmart registration and certification fees for park...

World's first solar-powered, indoor vertical farm sprouts in Philadelphia

inhabitat.com 21 Jan '18, 6pm

have opened the world’s first solar powered, indoor vertical farm in the heart of Philadelphia . Although the City of Brotherly Love currentl...

Q&A: Thoughts on the Future of the Net Zero Energy Market by Brad Liljequist, from @bglive:

buildinggreen.com 21 Jan '18, 3pm

The net-zero-energy building market has come a long way since the first commercial projects to target net zero were constructed nearly two de...

Financing the future of #GreenBuildings: A conversation with #PrashantKapoor

gbci.org 20 Jan '18, 6pm

As the principal green building industry specialist for IFC , a member of the World Bank Group that focuses on private sector development, Pr...

Is there a real wild buzz about researching #bees on #green roofs?

livingroofs.org 17 Jan '18, 11am
Is there a real wild buzz about researching #bees on #green roofs?

A study undertaken by the University of Munich has recently been published . The study reviews global research on wild bees and green roofs b...

Capturing the Value of Sustainability

ukgbc.org 18 Jan '18, 9am
Capturing the Value of Sustainability

The project commenced in April 2017. Phase 1 comprised identifying existing research and buil...

@CityOfBoise @jennalee Not trying to hijack things, but this happened too.

sustainablesites.org 19 Jan '18, 3pm

HP’s Boise project is the first to earn a SITES certification in the state of Idaho Biose, Id...

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