24 Feb '14, 8am

#sustainable #homes Cawley Partners helps green the Lone Star State: Despite low demand, Bill Cawley pursues L...

#sustainable #homes Cawley Partners helps green the Lone Star State: Despite low demand, Bill Cawley pursues L...

Cawley Partners principal Bill Cawley says the 14 percent higher construction costs of his first environmentally conscious building scared him to death. Fortunately, everyone survived, the building was successfully sold, and he says green is now the company standard. Chalk it up to good instincts. Cawley’s Dallas-based development, management, and leasing company built its first LEED Gold building in 2006, but not because of tenant demand. It took hope and good intentions to go that route, given that even today the bulk of potential tenants in Texas do not ask for LEED-certified office space. Wilcox Plaza at Las Colinas will be pursuing LEED certification after its completion this year. The building was designed by Morrison Dilworth + Walls, a Dallas-based architecture firm. “The primary leasing considerations are location, facility amenities, and efficient floor plates,” ...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2014/26-cawley-partners/

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Large #SOLAR array helps factory go #GREEN

greenbuildingpress.co.uk 24 Feb '14, 9pm

Based in Halesowen, West Midlands, the UK subsidiary of the world’s largest manufacturer of building adhesives, sealants a...

State of Green Business: Cities become hotbeds of promise

State of Green Business: Cities become hotbeds ...

greenbiz.com 24 Feb '14, 2pm

One of a series of excerpts from the 2014 State of Green Business report (download here ). There's a revolution taking pla...

Do you know #GBIG ? 21,000 projects are #LEED certified

Do you know #GBIG ? 21,000 projects are #LEED c...

usgbc.org 26 Feb '14, 12am

One of the most common questions posed by real estate professionals is, “What are the benefits of pursuing a LEED rating, ...

We've had more press coverage on the recently a...

greenbuildingpress.co.uk 24 Feb '14, 8am

Demolition of the flats, which is being carried out by Nottingham company, Total Reclaims, will begin in June. Constructio...

State of Green Business: Buildings and companies go positive

State of Green Business: Buildings and companie...

greenbiz.com 26 Feb '14, 1pm

One of a series of excerpts from the 2014 State of Green Business report (download here ). It's become axiomatic in sustai...

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usgbc.org 27 Feb '14, 6pm

To celebrate the release of our list of the Top 10 States For LEED , we’re posting our narrative of the history of LEED’s ...

Is your state in the Top 10?

usgbc.org 08 Mar '14, 5pm

Today, USGBC released its top 10 list of states with the most LEED-certified building square footage per capita. The Distr...

Nerd alert! Can't wait to learn about energy di...

dvgbc.org 24 Feb '14, 9pm

This session will highlight the ecological, economic, and societal roles that rivers in the Delaware Valley play through t...

Electric Car Sharing: JuiceCar Rents EVs by the Hour or by the Day

Electric Car Sharing: JuiceCar Rents EVs by the...

greenbuildingelements.com 25 Feb '14, 3am

Electric Car Sharing: JuiceCar Rents EVs by the Hour or by the Day (via Planetsave ) In a bid to help make electric cars a...

Super excited to learn about energy resources i...

dvgbc.org 24 Feb '14, 9pm

This session will highlight the ecological, economic, and societal roles that rivers in the Delaware Valley play through t...

Is Your State the Top State for #LEED Projects?...

ecobuildingpulse.com 09 Mar '14, 1pm

Massachusetts may have a lock on the top spot in most energy-efficient state rankings, but when it comes to LEED buildings...

Green factory for eco coffin manufacturers

greenbuildingpress.co.uk 24 Feb '14, 12am

Ecoffins say that all their biodegradable and low embodied carbon products, which provide an alternative to the use of tim...

#NAHB Lauds Green Homes of the Year

ecobuildingpulse.com 27 Feb '14, 3pm

Several builders, remodelers, and other industry professionals have been named by the National Association of Home Builder...

Are you ‘green’ to the green juice trend? Join ...

news.starbucks.com 26 Feb '14, 4am

In the past year and a half, cold-pressed juices have exploded in popularity. We asked Kate Schenk, MS, a certified nutrit...

Great new post about #TriStateSS from @HBlakesl...

dvgbc.org 28 Feb '14, 5pm

On March 7th , the Tri-State Sustainability Symposium will convene over 800 experts and advocates who understand that the ...