How Abundance Thinking unlocks the potential in existing buildings

The sustainability stories that get the most coverage and attention tend to come from new construction and the innovative material […]

Which CSR Reporting Framework is right for your company?

It may seem like 2017 just got started, but 2018 is on our mind, especially in terms of corporate reporting. […]

Are you ready for the GRESB and GRI reporting deadlines?

The deadlines for GRESB and GRI reporting submissions are fast approaching! GRESB is July 1, and CDP for companies is […]

Federal environmental oversight is good for business

(source) The current administration wants to shrink the role of the federal government, turning oversight and control over to the […]

The Trump administration’s energy policy and its impact on developers and building owners

Updated to address proposed elimination of Energy Star on March 21, 2017: The Trump Administration’s views on energy policy are […]

Honoring Black History Month: Two contemporary pioneers in American architecture

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans, and a time for recognizing the central role […]

The demand for transparency in building materials heats up

For decades, sustainability has aimed to balance people, planet, and profits to develop positive, responsible real estate – even as […]

The new normal: designing for climate resilience

There is no greater force than the force of nature, and there is no clock more relentless than the rhythm […]

U.S. Green Building Council Announces Washington is Ninth State in the Nation for LEED Green Building in 2016

Washington, D.C. — (Jan 25, 2017) — Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its national ranking of the top states in the country for LEED green building […]

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Inova Women’s Hospital and Inova Children’s Hospital Achieves LEED Silver Certification

The new hospital expansion aligns to patient health through sustainable building practices FALLS CHURCH, VA Jan. 24, 2017 — Inova […]