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USGBC Announces all LEED-Certified Green Buildings Eligible for LEED Recertification

CHICAGO, Ill. – The U.S. Green Building Council announced that it will begin offering LEED recertification for all LEED-certified projects. To be eligible for certification, projects must submit 12 months of data demonstrating continued or improved performance. Once recertified, projects will meet the standards of the newest version of the LEED rating system available. Read More …

Energy Department Recognizes 2 Healthcare Organizations in Interior Lighting Campaign

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Interior Lighting Campaign recently recognized two healthcare organizations for leading the way in upgrading their interior lighting and control systems. Read More …

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Launches Envision v3

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure has launched Envision v3, the newest version of its sustainable infrastructure framework. Introduced in 2012, Envision was developed “to foster a dramatic and necessary improvement in the performance and resiliency of our physical infrastructure across the full spectrum of sustainability.” Read More …

New York Healthcare Organization Receives Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal Certification

NYU Langone Health has recently received Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal certification. PEER recognizes industry leaders for improving efficiency, day-to-day reliability and overall resiliency when it comes to severe events, such as flooding and hurricanes. Read More …

Kayenta Health Center Prioritizes Wellness, Relationship with Landscape

Kayenta Health Center, operated by Indian Health Service, has been awarded LEED Gold from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Located on the Navajo Nation in Arizona, Kayenta Health Center opened in 2016 and offers an array of outpatient and inpatient services to the local Navajo (Diné) community. Read More …

Northwell Health’s Huntington Hospital ED Earns LEED Gold Certification

Northwell Health’s Huntington Hospital emergency department, located in New York, has officially achieved LEED Gold certification. The project team included CannonDesign and Hunter Roberts. Read More …

U.S. Energy Information Administration Report Results

Large commercial buildings more likely to use lighting control strategies

The most recent Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey collected new information about lighting control technologies and strategies in the United States in 2012. Compared with other investments in energy efficiency—such as upgrading heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems or replacing insulation— Read More …

Boston Hospitals Lead the Nation in Greenhouse Gas Reductions

BOSTON, Mass. – Boston, Massachusetts-area hospitals advanced public health by cutting their energy greenhouse gas emissions by 29 percent between 2011 and 2015, and are on track to reduce 33 percent by 2020, according to a new report released by Health Care Without Harm. The report includes data from hospitals Read More …

Practice Greenhealth Announces Winners of Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards

RESTON, Va. — Practice Greenhealth has announced the winners of its annual Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards. The award recognizes 25 healthcare facilities that exemplify the best in environmental excellence, and the highest standards for environmental practices in healthcare. Read More …

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