Green Buildings - April 8-21, 2014

Foster + Partners and IBI • Gruzen Samton design Yale 230,000 s/f facility; Seeking LEED Gold
Foster + Partners and IBI Group • Gruzen Samton have opened Yale University's School of Management's new 230,000 s/f facility. Foster + Partners was the ...

utiliVisor, Gotham 360 and Genesys Engineering offering combined energy services
utiliVisor, a leading provider of energy monitoring and submetering services, has formed an alliance with Gotham 360 and Genesys Engineering that offers commercial and institutional ...

The importance of sustainable incentives
It's impossible to deny that development is extremely costly. Often new sustainable technologies might be over looked due to the high upfront costs. Additionally, there ...

Unwind missed NYSERDA MPP funding opportunities
Many multifamily buildings include upgrades and retro-fits as part of their annual budgets. While many of these projects will result in some form of energy ...

Top 2014 green trends that enhance building value
As a commercial real estate appraiser, monitoring green trends is part of the complex process of valuing green real estate. In 2014, I foresee property ...

Corporate leadership bringing down U.S. carbon footprint
The country's business leaders are taking important strides to bring down the amount of greenhouse gas emissions the U.S. produces each year. Carbon emissions have long ...

Self-survival, e-extroversion and clean capitalism
How will extroversion, a noble purpose, become the instinctive "new norm," considering that since the beginning of existence, humans have been hard-wired for self-survival (introverted ...

Higher occupancy rates through sustainable design
Building owners want full occupancy of their buildings. Commercial tenants want spaces that are run efficiently and won't negatively impact their bottom lines. How can ...

Making energy efficient investments work for you
It has been well-established that investing smartly in a building's energy efficiency will result in a robust payback and other business benefits. Much energy is ...

Arup structurally engineers addition for LEED Silver project
Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, has completed structural engineering services at the State University ...

Dagher Engineering names Zurica principal
After six years as a professional engineer with Dagher Engineering, Josephine Zurica has been named principal at the firm, marking another unconventional move by this ...

NYSERDA launches funding to seek ideas for energy-saving methods
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will award $2 million in funding to businesses, universities or researchers exploring novel techniques to ...

Donnelly Mechnical joins NYC Carbon Challenge
Donnelly Mechanical Corp. has joined the New York City Carbon Challenge with its headquarters in Queens Village pledging to match the city's 30X17 energy efficiency ...

New York State's BCP generates $7 billion in private investment
Local communities across New York have received direct and indirect economic benefits from the State Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) including $7 billion in total investment, ...

GeoEnergy of New York hires Creamer as director of business development
According to GeoEnergy of New York (GENY), the L.I.-based manufacturer of the Energy Star certified GeoNRG brand of high-tech geothermal heat pumps, Kevin Creamer is ...

Lang Architecture names Cox of TOWN Residential as agent for Hudson Woods, a sustainable development project
Lang Architecture has named James Cox Jr. of TOWN Residential as the exclusive sales agent for Hudson Woods, a sustainably-designed new development project featuring just ...

Professional Profile: Teresa Carleo, 2014
Name: Teresa Carleo Title: President Company: Plant Fantasies Inc. (PFI) Location: 224 West 29th St., New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Astoria, N.Y. Education: High School First job outside of real estate: ...

Professional Profile: Mark Maddalina, 2014
Name: Mark Maddalina Title: Senior Associate, Sustainable Design Director Company: SWBR Architects Location: Rochester, N.Y. Birthplace: Rochester, N.Y. Education: Nazareth College of Rochester, B.S. in Studio Art (1987); SUNY at ...

Professional Profile: Jared Newman, 2014
Name: Jared Newman Title: Associate Attorney Company: Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP Location: Uniondale, N.Y. Birthplace: Staten Island, N.Y. Education: B.A. - Penn State University, J.D. - ...

Professional Profile: Virginia Watson, 2014
Name: Virginia Watson Title: Senior Business Strategist Company: New York Grant Co. Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Fairfax, VA Education: BA Philosphy, The Evergreen State College; MAEd Education, Virginia Polytechnic ...