Green Buildings - August 12-25, 2014

Big Data - The energy elephant in the room
90% of the data in the world today was created in the past 2 years. As we rely more and more heavily on technology to ...

The new Javits Center
The "Recycling" or even better, the "Reincarnation", of the Javits Center is nearing completion. The 1,875,000 s/f Center has undergone a top to bottom transformation. ...

Passive house: Gaining momentum
The paradigm regarding energy efficiency in buildings is shifting from relative energy savings to absolute numbers, whether they are 2030 Challenge thresholds, New York City's ...

Supercharge your buildings & reduce OPEX w/ energy storage
The tri-state area's energy landscape is changing rapidly. To navigate the growing challenges properties face in the era of stressed grids and weather events like ...

Case study: Energy upgrade leads to major financial gains
Nothing is better to show the cost effectiveness of addressing energy concerns smartly than to see an actual case study of a building like yours. ...

Con Edison rewarding large demand management projects
Con Edison customers who own or run large buildings can receive lucrative incentives for energy-efficiency and demand management projects that reduce their peak demand for ...

EPA's lead based paint rule, "It's back!" part 2
When you speak to contractors and contractor associations and suppliers the story on the street today, since EPA passed the Lead Paint Renovation, Repair and ...

Con Edison, NYSERDA and AGRION launch energy storage website
AGRION has partnered with Con Edison and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to create a new web platform to help ...

Jones and Stencel promoted to associates at Magnusson Architecture and Planning
Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC (MAP) has promoted Christopher Jones, LEED AP BD+C and Jen Stencel, AIA, LEED AP to associates. Jones brings over ...

Schwamm and Ertze of Duane Morris advises on energy-efficient retrofit of Roosevelt Landings complex
Roosevelt Landings, a residential complex located on Roosevelt Island, celebrated the completion of its $7.4 million, large-scale retrofit recently with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The ...

Professional Profile: Christopher Jones 2014
Name: Christopher Jones Title: Associate Company: Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC Location: New York City Birthplace: Dallas, TX Education: Texas Tech University School of Architecture First job in real ...

Professional Profile: Nicholas Davis 2014
Name: Nicholas Davis Title: Managing Director Company: AGRION Americas Location: New York Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Education: Masters, Resource Economics First job outside of real estate: Environmental Assoc. for a California utility First ...

Professional Profile: David Wallance 2014
Name: David Wallance Title: Senior Associate Company: FXFOWLE Architects Location: New York Birthplace: Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. Education: Cooper Union First ...

Professional Profile: Craig Senior 2014
Name: Craig Senior, R.A., LEED AP Title: Director Company: VVA, LLC Location: 117 East 31st St., NY, N.Y. Birthplace: Elizabeth, NJ Education: Bachelors in Architecture, NJIT First job outside of ...

SL Green Realty's 180 Maiden Lane 1.1m s/f office tower awarded LEED Certified
SL Green Realty Corp.'s 180 Maiden Lane received a LEED Certified Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. This recognition stems from the company's recently ...

Rose Associates enters 10 buildings into NYC's Carbon Challenge
Rose Associates has achieved all of the requirements to participate in the New York City Mayor's Carbon Challenge under what is known as the "portfolio ...