Monthly Archive: February 2017

LEED in Motion Venues 0

New Report Reveals Venues Worldwide are Embracing LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently released its LEED in Motion: Venues report, which highlights the efforts of convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, community centers and public assembly spaces to transform their environmental, social and economic footprint through LEED certification. The report showcases some of the most impressive green...

International Living Future Institute 0

Living Product Expo Calls for Proposals

The creation of the Living Product Challenge kicked off a groundbreaking event that brought together leading minds in the product industry to inspire a revolution in the way materials are designed, manufactured and delivered: the Living Product Expo. The Living Product Challenge re-imagines the design and construction of products to function as...

ecotec 0

Prock Operations Presents EcoTec Surfaces

Prock Operations, Inc. will present EcoTec Surfaces, its recycled and renewable solid surface replacement, at Seatrade Cruise Global in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., March 13 to 16. Seatrade features exhibitors and attendees from around the world, and is the epicenter of the cruise ship industry. EcoTec Surfaces’ goal is to provide an environmentally...

MGBCE 0

MGBCE Announces Keynote Speakers

The 16th Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo (MGBCE), an event focused on making an environmentally-friendly impact on Southern California will be held on April 20 at the SoCalGas Energy Resource Center in Downey, Calif. The 2017 MGBCE theme is Connected Cities: Economic, Environmental, and Equity Solutions. Across the Southern California...

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APA Calls for Nominations for Awards for Excellence in Sustainability

The American Planning Association Sustainable Communities Division (APA-SCD) announced the call for nominees for its Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability. APA-SCD continues to promote, lead and celebrate all efforts related to Sustainability Planning during this challenging time. The Awards for Excellence in Sustainability honor those projects, policies, plans, and people...

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LA World’s Fair Enlists Students to Design Pavilion

The LA World’s fair has begun its search for students for a new green building design competition. The competition would enlist students to design the headquarters of the fair. The headquarters also known as Pavilion Zero, is conceptualized as a visually compelling building that would serve as location for meetings, presentations and events....

Tile Council of North America 0

EPA Announces Inclusion of Green Squared Certification

The Tile Council of North America (TCNA) announced that Green Squared®, the American National Standard Specifications for Sustainable Ceramic Tiles, Glass Tiles, and Tile Installation Materials, has been added to the current U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing. These recommendations were made to all...