26 Feb '14, 12am

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

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

One of the most common questions posed by real estate professionals is, “What are the benefits of pursuing a LEED rating, and what are the marginal investment requirements necessary to attain these benefits?” This GBIG Insight Research Anthology – High Performance Building Benefits and Investment Costs [see PDF here ] contains brief summaries of top research articles, academic papers, industry reports, comprehensive textbooks, and resources devoted to informing strategic and tactical business decisions. Each section contains internet links to a wide array of expert resources allowing readers to explore each specific topic at significantly greater depth. Together these works are distilled into five distinct categories: 1. Expert Knowledge Synthesis 2. Population-Based Studies 3. Project-Based Studies 4. Market-Based Value Studies 5. Early Research As of this article posting...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/top-research-high-performan...

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Croatia welcomes its first #LEED building:

Croatia welcomes its first #LEED building:

usgbc.org 24 Feb '14, 2pm

Editor's Note: From Burundi to Honduras, South Sudan to Ukraine—LEED certified buildings are quickly propagating in all co...

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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 ...

Congratulations Virginia for ranking 3rd on the...

usgbc.org 21 Feb '14, 12pm

“The list of the Top 10 States for LEED is a continuing indicator of the widespread recognition of our national imperative...

@WorldGBC

worldgbc.org 03 Mar '14, 10am

However, challenges remain in attempting to robustly measure health and productivity outcomes, and attaching financial val...

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

#sustainable #homes Cawley Partners helps green...

gbdmagazine.com 24 Feb '14, 8am

Cawley Partners principal Bill Cawley says the 14 percent higher construction costs of his first environmentally conscious...

Large #SOLAR array helps factory go #GREEN

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

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Bell Labs set the stage for the design of future research facilities- now GreenSource looks at two new lab buildings.

Bell Labs set the stage for the design of futur...

When Bell Telephone Corporate Laboratories opened in Holmdel, NJ, in 1962, it marked a revolution in the design of corpora...

What do olympic world records have to do with green buildings?

What do olympic world records have to do with g...

usgbc.org 21 Feb '14, 6pm

I’ve got the Olympics on my mind. In addition to indulging in the theatre of the absurd that the live tweets about “danger...

Singapore Top Executive Pay Beats Hong Kong as Living Costs Jump - Bloomberg via @BloombergNews

Singapore Top Executive Pay Beats Hong Kong as ...

bloomberg.com 25 Feb '14, 4am

Singapore’s top executives are making more money than those in Hong Kong , with the gap expected to widen as living costs ...

Video: Kimberly-Clark Professional's LEED Platinum plaque ceremony @kcprofessional @usgbc

Video: Kimberly-Clark Professional's LEED Plati...

usgbc.org 19 Feb '14, 10pm

If you've heard of Kleenex, you're familiar with Kimberly-Clark: the Platinum-level USGBC member company behind many mains...

US Building Efficiency Was Worth More Than Clean Electricity in 2013

US Building Efficiency Was Worth More Than Clea...

greentechmedia.com 20 Feb '14, 3pm

America's building sector often gets criticized for being an inefficient drain on the country's electricity system. At the...

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usgbc.org 20 Feb '14, 8pm

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...

#Tips on evaluating a #Reit #investment

cpf.gov.sg 01 Mar '14, 2pm

JUST as people are judged by what they wear and how they look, real estate investment trusts (Reits) are usually judged by...