02 Feb '16, 3pm

The #SuperBowl is Going Green! Read how:

The #SuperBowl is Going Green! Read how:

Photo courtesy of www.levisstadium.com/stadium-info/about-levis-stadium/ We are happy to see that green building principles have expanded further into the world of sports and sports venues. For a perfect example, look no further than Levi’s Stadium , home to the San Francisco 49ers, in Santa Clara, CA. This two-year-old stadium is the host of Super Bowl 50 this week, and host to some pretty cool green technology. Levi’s Stadium is the first of its kind to receive LEED Gold certification as new construction. It’s fitting that this accomplishment belongs to California, the 7th ranking state for LEED in the United States for the second year in a row. The stadium’s recycled rainwater is used to irrigate the playing field, an important decision in a state that has suffered from such a great drought recently. The LEED BD+C Rating System awards points to projects that are designe...

Full article: http://www.gbes.com/blog/the-super-bowl-is-going-green/

Tweets

The State of Green Business, 2016

The State of Green Business, 2016

greenbiz.com 02 Feb '16, 11am

The good news is that there's some good news. And that bad news is getting, well, less bad. That’s one way to read this ye...

Green building pitfalls of tiny homes | WNC Gre...

wncgbc.org 31 Jan '16, 4pm

What could be greener than a tiny home? They use so many fewer resources than a traditional home that they should almost g...

Cheers to the DMV for building green! Both MD a...

ecobuildingpulse.com 02 Feb '16, 7pm

Slideshow Notable LEED Certified Projects in 2015’s Top 10 States image via USGBC View All 15 Photos > The U.S. Green Buil...

Best of #Green Schools 2016 call for nomination...

usgbc.org 02 Feb '16, 12am

The Center for Green Schools at USGBC is excited to announce its partnership with the Green Schools National Network to co...

#SustainableSunday - Related News: Green Chemistry Meets Green Building

#SustainableSunday - Related News: Green Chemis...

buildinggreen.com 31 Jan '16, 3pm

All of those programs are relevant in LEED v4, but none represents a full green-chemistry framework. Option 3 of Building ...

Gulf Racing #isobutanol fuels going to Houston ...

greencarcongress.com 01 Feb '16, 11am

Gulf Racing isobutanol fuels going to Houston Race Track 1 February 2016 Gulf Racing Fuels announced that it has been sele...

Burnside Green bus stop closed from tomorrow un...

nctx.co.uk 01 Feb '16, 2pm

Pavement improvement works are taking place on Burnside Green from 08:00 on Tuesday 2nd February until approx. 16:00 on Fr...

Going bananas

Going bananas

hollyjean.sg 03 Feb '16, 12am

I'm extremely exhausted! This is the 4th night in a row that Myla has started to get colicky again. No idea why. Almost 5 ...

Malaysia's Forest City will feature the world's...

inhabitat.com 03 Feb '16, 3pm

features several sustainable strategies, including a “rooftop network of interconnected parks and gardens,” expected to be...

Philadelphia chef transforms electric utility v...

inhabitat.com 01 Feb '16, 1pm

The Philly Greens food truck began life as a Polaris GEM electric utility vehicle , with a custom body crafted at a local ...

#SuperbOwl

audubon.org 05 Feb '16, 10pm

The Eastern Screech-Owl can thrive in the most chaotic urban environments. It is one of the few raptors to live in New Yor...

Malaysia's Forest City will boast the world's l...

inhabitat.com 03 Feb '16, 3pm

features several sustainable strategies, including a “rooftop network of interconnected parks and gardens,” expected to be...

Green Residence in Singapore Grows Grass on Every Level

Green Residence in Singapore Grows Grass on Eve...

freshome.com 31 Jan '16, 2pm

The green residence had to be adapted to the needs of the multi-generational family. This was achieved by developing a rel...

The 50th Superbowl at Levi's Stadium will be a net-zero energy game

The 50th Superbowl at Levi's Stadium will be a ...

inhabitat.com 04 Feb '16, 2pm

Levi’s Stadium has a 27,000-foot living green roof planted with species native to California. Capstack says this not only ...

Greening higher education: Q&A with Rachel Gutter

usgbc.org 30 Jan '16, 12am

Last October, USGBC, along with the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the Nat...