The Delta Wujiang Data Center project is the world’s first to achieve certification under LEED v4 for Interior Design and Construction: Commercial Interiors.
In advance of Greenbuild Europe, we are excited to release new regional solutions for LEED v4 Building Design and Construction (BD+C) projects in Europe. With more than 70 percent of LEED projects in Europe using BD+C, including those already certified and those currently pursuing certification, new construction represents the largest share of regional projects and an opportunity to transform and accelerate green building practices.
Featuring three days of education, inspiration and networking, Greenbuild Europe is a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives and revolutionize business. Participants will address pressing issues such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change.
With so much to do and see, we’ve rounded up several highlights to help you get the most out of your conference experience.
Last month, leaders across the energy industry gathered at the Energy Thought Summit in Austin, Texas, to discuss the future of energy. At the conference, PEER presented a powerful film that put a spotlight on the need for resilient, reliable and sustainable systems that have the power to improve lives.
Photo credits: Ryan Snow.
The building sector in India is responsible for over 30 percent of annual electricity consumption, and is second only to the industrial sector as the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Around 75 percent of this electricity is used in residential buildings, and electricity consumption in such buildings has been rising sharply.
According to research, by 2022, the market for medical and senior care in China will reach CNY 1.4 trillion, with a compound annual growth rate of 23.98 percent from 2018 to 2022. Urbanization and an aging population are driving the need for building quality communities for senior people.
SITES-certified projects across the country are strengthening communities by educating them on sustainable site practices and the benefits of being in nature. Always evolving through continued research and experience, SITES projects transform the way people interact with the built environment.
PEER, the new tool for sustainable power systems
Washington, D.C.—(March 28, 2018)—As the energy needs of a global population continue to increase, leaders in the energy market are turning to PEER to create more resilient, reliable, sustainable and economically sound power systems.
PEER, or Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal, brings to market a comprehensive road map for modernizing today’s electricity infrastructure and power systems. PEER certification provides municipalities, businesses, cities, regulators and investors with a common framework for creating more resilient, reliable, sustainable and economically sound power systems.
The newest update to the rating system is simple and streamlined, with six credit categories and up to 110 available points.