Category Archive: Sustainability

Jun 14 2012

Is Storage the Key to Renewable Energies?

What is needed to use alternative, renewable energies such as solar and wind? Cheap storage.

Feb 03 2012

The Green Imperative: Not Your Father’s Recycling Program

Increasingly aware corporate customers and individual consumers alike want to see a demonstrated commitment to what’s known as “the triple bottom line” of people, planet and profit in the brands they buy

Jan 04 2012

Defense Budget Takes Shots at LEED Certifications for Military Bldgs. – CoStar Group

CoStar: H.R. 1540, known as the National Defense Authorization Act, authorizes defense and military funding for the 2012 fiscal year. The bill has drawn fire from human rights groups and civil libertarians for provisions that they say in effect expands the military’s authority to detain, interrogate and prosecute suspected terrorists. However, the massive appropriations legislation, …

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Jul 19 2011

How to Become a LEED Green Associate In 60 Days or Less

How to Became a LEED Green Associate In 60 Days or Less

Feb 15 2011

Wed 2/16 JLL+CoreNET Sustainability Survey Results Webcast

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Wed 2/16 Webcast: JLL + CoreNET Survey results: More Companies Now Willing to Pay Extra for Green Office Space

Feb 09 2011

More Companies Willing to Pay Extra for Green Space

CHICAGO and ATLANTA, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Companies that occupy office space around the world consider sustainability a key factor in their space occupancy plans, and half of corporate real estate executives say they will pay extra for space in green buildings, according to the fourth annual Sustainability Survey conducted by CoreNet Global and …

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Sep 10 2010

Green Buildings: A Real Estate Revolution?

Green Revolution?

While much of the U.S. real estate market has been floundering, one area has not seen a dip. Green building now accounts for nearly one-third of new construction in the U.S.

Jan 25 2010

Data Center Energy Efficiency

Facebook recently broke ground on their first custom data center, located in Oregon.  Among the energy efficient inclusions: Evaporative cooling system: This system evaporates water to cool the incoming air, as opposed to traditional chiller systems that require more energy intensive equipment. This process is highly energy efficient and minimizes water consumption by using outside …

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