Green Buildings - December 23-5, 2014

Equity Residential launches leasing at Prism: 40-story hybrid rental/condo seeks LEED certification
On Park Ave. South, leasing is underway at Prism at Park Ave. South. Prism is being developed by Equity Residential, and is the rental portion ...

Crystal supplies 460 energy-efficient windows for Wagner College dorm
Crystal Window & Door Systems (www.crystalwindows.com) has supplied 460 energy-efficient heavy-duty commercial aluminum windows for a college student housing window replacement project. The high-rise, 14-story ...

Top new tools for environmental risk management
Environmental Risk Management (ERM), a subset of strategies living under the umbrella of Environmental Enterprise Resource Planning (EERP), appears to be growing in prominence with ...

Diamond Properties ramps up their solar/green program
One of the rules I try to live by is to turn negatives into positives. Another is to do well by doing good. It's particularly ...

Fire stairs - Code compliant savings
Code compliant fire stairs and public corridors don't come cheap. Code requires fire stairs and public corridors be lit at all times, albeit at different ...

New energy architecture for New York and beyond
Building-scale battery power, renewables, CHP, fuel cells, microgrids, LEDs, smart sensors, intelligent appliances, hyper-efficient windows, responsible materials, optimization software and big data analytics...oh my! Energy ...

Who's ready for integrated project delivery (IPD)?
Integrated project delivery or IPD is a process where the project design team works closely together to have a more efficient effort, working through all ...

Five purely business reasons to focus on energy in 2015
Energy costs are among your fastest growing expenses, and will only grow more in upcoming years. Making your building portfolio more energy efficient will not ...

Understanding the green movement
Today more than ever, people have a better understanding that what they do, buy, and consume affects the planet. From electric/hybrid cars, to locally sourced ...

Project of the Month: SWBR completes SUNY Brockport's new 62,000 s/f LEED Gold Liberal Arts Building
SUNY Brockport's new Liberal Arts Building was designed to create a building that was an impetus for enhancing four core areas to obtain optimal student ...

Property of the Month: RKTB's sustainable East Clarke Place Court project is now 100% occupied
RKTB Architects, P.C.'s most recently completed affordable housing project, East Clarke Place Court, is now 100% occupied. The NYC Housing Preservation and Development sponsored project, ...

Professional Profiles: Amelia Bahr, 2014
Name: Amelia Bahr Title: Program Associate Company: AGRION Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Verona, N.J. Education: Univ. of Southern California (Bachelor's in Environmental Studies;) NYU (Master's in ...

Professional Profiles: Bill Diamond, 2014
Name: Bill Diamond Title: Managing Member Company: Diamond Properties, LLC Location: Mount Kisco, N.Y. Birthplace: Washington, D.C. Education: College - Amherst College; high ...

Professional Profiles: John Frustaci, 2014
Name: John Frustaci Title: Applications Engineer Company: Premier Compaction Systems Location: 264 Lackawanna Ave., Woodland Park, N.J. Birthplace: Franklin Lakes, N.J. Education: Bachelor of Engineering, Steven's Institute of Technology; Masters ...

Professional Profiles: Ricardo Nabholz, 2014
Name: Ricardo Nabholz Title: Senior Designer Company: Mancini Duffy Location: New York, N.Y. Birthplace: Albuquerque, N.M. Education: The School of ...

Mc Gowan to renovate Nightingale-Bamford: Aimed for LEED Silver
Mc Gowan has been awarded a $25 million construction project to renovate the existing 90,000 s/f education facility and add 20,000 s/f of expansion space ...

NYSERDA appoints Sandbank as the director of NY-Sun
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has named David Sandbank, most recently president of OnForce Solar, to the position of director ...