School in Shanghai achieves LEED Gold with green features

A recent study by ISGlobal showed that exposure to green space during childhood is associated with beneficial structural changes in the developing brain, improved working memory and reduced inattentiveness. Green schools are better for learning because they keep students healthy and increase their focus, attention span and memory.


Diplomado en sistemas de certificación para arquitectura sostenible

En México al igual que otros países, está creciendo la importancia de que haya un tercero independiente que evalúe el grado de sostenibilidad de algún proyecto. Internacionalmente han aumentado las posibilidades de certificación y diversificado los alcances, aunque se escuchen principalmente sólo un par de sistemas de certificación. El presente diplomado tiene como propósito el de construir un panorama general de los indicadores de la edificación sostenible.


Diploma course in certification systems for sustainable architecture using EDGE

In Mexico, and in many other countries around the world, it’s becoming increasingly important to have trusted third-party providers to evaluate the sustainability level of building projects.

Internationally, building certification options have grown substantially, even though only a few certifications are well-known within the industry. Making the case for green building certification systems and specifying the indicators of green building is of critical importance.


Your top 5 Greenbuild Mexico questions answered

Greenbuild Mexico 2018, set for June 19–21 in Mexico City, is the flagship conference for sustainability professionals in Latin America.

The event will unite all of the key players involved in greening Mexico’s built environment, including architects, engineers, interior designers, business leaders and government officials. Greenbuild Mexico is where you can:


How LEED helps the growth of data centers in China

Providing crucial infrastructure for cloud services, the internet, mobile devices and electronics and social networking, the data center global market continues to grow. However, data requires huge amounts of energy to process. The typical average annual energy cost per unit area of data centers is more than 10 times that of office buildings, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A data center can use as much energy as a small town.