Green Buildings

Implementing renewable energy in developing countries

Albert Einstein said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results," and can be a mantra for the ov...

Coping with the expected rise in energy risks

There is a growing concern in Washington that large sections of the U.S., including N.Y., will be at a greater risk of blackouts or periods ...

Own your energy

Energy has been reliably boring for over a century. You expect regular power with predictable bills each month. Only when an outage hits and...

Reducing turnover through tenant comfort

Tenant turnover isn't cheap. Research from the National Apartment Association (NAA) has shown that tenant turnover can cost as much as $4,00...

Racanelli, Cardinale and Inzirillo of Racanelli Construction led team in completion of $2.5 million LEED Silver project for T.D. Bank

Racanelli Construction Company, Inc., a leading construction management, general contractor and design/build resource for commercial, indust...

Glenwood to deploy distributed energy storage systems in its NYC buildings

Glenwood, an owner and builder of rental properties, has expanded its commitment to sustainable development practices in deploying the first...

Rochester's Cornerstone and Charles Settlement House complete portion of environmentally-friendly Stadium Estate rental project

After a busy fall and snowy winter, construction was finally completed on the first few units of the Stadium Estates rental project. Accordi...

Cuomo reforms energy and utility industry

According to governor Andrew Cuomo, new reforms have been made to the energy and utility industry, requiring the integration of energy effic...

New York ranks 10th state in nation for LEED green building per-capita

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual ranking of the Top 10 States in the nation for LEED with the state of New York p...

04-01-2015 - Urban Green Council to hold "EnerPHit" event

The Urban Green Council will hold "EnerPHit: The Passive House Standard for Energy Retrofits" on April 1st, from 8 to 9 a.m. The city's buil...