Green Buildings - February 24-9, 2015

Phase II of the Cleaner, Greener Communities (CGC) Program
Frequently, NYSERDA funds incent sustainable building projects and improve the ROI to building owners for any number of given initiatives. As the Cleaner, Greener Communities ...

Setting sustainability goals is the key to success
Sustainable design works best when it is integrated with all other project goals from the start. Whether you are looking for a development site, planning a ...

Life without Con Ed funding
Con Ed's funding for LED retro-fits will soon be winding down. While the economics of replacing fluorescent and incandescent lamps with LED can stand on ...

Creating sustainable properties: Quick-start tips
As a property owner or manager, it's important to recognize that every demographic appreciates the concept of sustainability. Providing tenants with sustainable corporate offices and ...

Benefits of rooftop and terrace gardens
Investing in outdoor living and communal spaces can be viewed as much an amenity as a gym or attractive lobby to developers and owners of ...

LEED for retail: The market grows
The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification has entered the permanent vernacular of sustainability designers and also has a recognition amongst the general ...

Soon your appliances and equipment will pay you
Right now your appliances and building equipment cost you money, from the time you buy them to the time they stop working. Repairs and energy ...

SWBR honored at NAIOP Upstate Chapter Awards of Excellence
SWBR Architects, a Rochester, New York-based firm, was recently honored at the 2014 NAIOP Upstate New York Chapter Awards of Excellence ceremony. The firm was ...

Energy efficiency: It's for business, not being cool
Energy efficiency is being recognized in many quarters as more than just a "feel good," environmentally-beneficial business activity, but as a positive financial investment goal ...

Professional profile: Nicole McGinley, 2015
Name: Nicole McGinley Title: Program Associate Company: EBG Location: New York, NY Birthplace: Wilmington, DE Education: UNC Chapel Hill First job outside of real estate: I worked as ...

Professional profile: Allison Shannon, 2015
Name: Allison Shannon, AIA Title: Architect, LEED Green Associate Company: SWBR Architects Location: Rochester, NY Birthplace: Albany, NY Education: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute First job outside of real estate: ...

Professional profile: MacKenzie Sharp, 2015
Name: MacKenzie Sharp Title: Landscape Production Manager Company: PFI (Plant Fantasies Inc.) Location: Chelsea / NYC Birthplace: Princeton, NJ Education: Master of Landscape Architecture (University of ...

Professional profile: Melanie Silver, 2015
Name: Melanie Silver, LEED AP BD+C Title: Sustainability Coordinator Company: FXFOWLE Architects Location: New York, NY Birthplace: Whittier, CA Education: B.S. Civil Engineering- Columbia University and ...

Kemper to introduce Kemperol Reflect 2K Cool Roof at IRE
Kemperol Reflect 2K FR, a cold, liquid-applied reinforced Cool Roofing system that can improve building energy efficiency, will be introduced by Kemper System America, Inc. ...

Mancini*Duffy promotes four LEED professionals
Mancini*Duffy has promoted the following four LEED professionals: * Ricardo Nabholz, associate IIDA, LEED AP was named a senior associate. He has ten years of experience ...

Workwell manages Avaya project in Colorado from its New York City office
Completed in fall 2014, the project for telecommunications giant Avaya is an example of how we are able to work with clients that have a ...

WhiteStar Advisors appoints CBRE to market its LEED Gold 16-16 Whitestone Expressway
WhiteStar Advisors, LLC has appointed CBRE Group as the exclusive leasing agent for 16-16 Whitestone Expressway, a newly redeveloped 60,000 s/f LEED Gold office property. ...

Paul Smith's College and NYSERDA partner on renewal energy project
Paul Smith's College is installing a sustainable wood-pellet boiler system, which will heat its three academic buildings. This project is one of the first uses ...