The EDGE software is free to use at edgebuildings.com. Within minutes, you can determine the most cost-effective efficiency measures for your green building. Based on a building’s parameters, the EDGE software discovers energy and water-saving design opportunities through region-specific and use-based analysis. As a free design tool, the EDGE software presents predicted costs, savings and payback periods for a menu of green building measures.
Greenbuild workshops offer training from qualified experts, who can prepare you for anything from taking the LEED AP exam to our newest rating system offerings. Stay ahead of the curve with the following sessions:
GBCI is seeking individuals to fill two open seats on the Credentialing Steering Committee (CSC), the governing body for GBCI’s professional credentials. The two seats represent specializations in LEED Existing Buildings and the LEED Green Associate credential.
This call opens July 15, 2016, and the deadline for submissions is 5:00 p.m. PST on August 1, 2016.
In 2003, a major blackout left over 50 million people without power across the Midwestern and Northeastern United States and Canada within a matter of minutes. More recently, Hurricane Sandy and a rash of powerful storms brought attention to the need for improved grid resiliency, including more local operating capabilities at critical facilities.
With paramount commitments to quality and to harnessing the Earth’s bounty to eliminate hunger from India in a sustainable manner, it is not surprising that the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has become the world’s largest fertilizer cooperative federation. Nor is it surprising that, given the organization’s longstanding leadership in sustainability, it has also chosen to pursue LEED certification for many of its corporate buildings.
The world’s largest green building conference and expo will take place Oct. 5–7, 2016 in Los Angeles
“Human mobility has always been an intrinsic part of human development,” emphasizes a United Nations report on human development. “Human mobility plays a central role in global and local processes of social, economic and political change: it is both molded by and helps to mold these global transformations.”
Registration is now open for training on understanding the WELL Building Standard in New Delhi, India on July 28, 2016. The one-day intensive training session is designed to introduce the intent, key elements and requirements of the WELL Building Standard, the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on the health and wellness of the people in the buildings.