Energy Efficient Buildings Increase Financial Performance

The verdict is in. Green buildings do improve financial performance of properties, reports the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in its […]

Managing Big Data For GRESB Reporting

Last month we talked about the exciting changes to this year’s GRESB survey. Between April and July, companies around the […]

Five Questions with: Joyce Mihalik of Forest City Enterprises

Five Questions With…is our new series of Q&As with sustainability leaders. Joyce Mihalik is Vice President, Energy Services at Forest […]

Urban Land Institute Promotes Building Healthy Places

Vancouver BC is determined to be the greenest city in the world, as outlined in the city’s ‘A Bright Green […]

Teaching the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

Paladino’s Seattle headquarters welcomed some special guests to the office last week for Take Your Child to Work Day, a […]

Community Banks Carve out Niche with Environmental Focus – American Banker

By Brad Pease, American Banker

Several community banks have carved out a niche as being environmentally friendly and focused on sustainability. First Green Bank in […]

Posted in: Buildings, banks

12 Ultra-Efficient Lighting Strategies — Buildings

By Brad Pease, Buildings Magazine

You don’t always need a flashy renovation or a deep retrofit that requires gutting your building to boost energy efficiency. […]

Posted in: Buildings, lighting

Dynamic Decisions — Net Zero Buildings

By Brad Pease, Net Zero Buildings

Having established a solid niche in the fenestration market, dynamic glazing is now rivaling static windows, particularly when net zero […]

Posted in: Buildings, net zero energy

Ikea makes a commitment to sustainability as a business imperative

Ikea, the global furniture megastore, has committed to a sustainability initiative that is a model for other companies. In this […]

King County Strives for LEED Platinum Within Budget

In my last post, I reviewed the City of Seattle’s lofty sustainability goals, but Seattle isn’t the only local government division in […]