This is the second course in a two-part series by GBRI senior research associate Craig Schiller, which explores green educational facilities in-depth. Part two, Costs and Benefits, looks at the premiums on green features for schools, and at their benefits, both in terms of economic return on investment and impacts of these interventions on student […]
This course is the first in a two-part series by GBRI senior research associate Craig Schiller, which will explore green schools in-depth. Part one, Design Elements, will look at school design and at what strategies and features are most beneficial, easy to implement, and significant. LEED criteria and case studies will be included. Craig has […]
Four students from Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore helped four schools achieve green goals during their internship. Mr. Gordon Lim, 20, Miss Tng Jie Min, 20, Miss Zoe Cheng, 21 and Mr. Xue Jiade, 19 achieved this commendable goal and proved their passion for environment sustainability. In their final year at Temasek Polytechnic (TP) School of Engineering, they […]
GBRI collaborates with I-believe for the “Change Begins With Me” Campaign in support of “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda” New York, NY, December 29, 2016 (Newswire.com) – The Green Building Research Institute (GBRI) collaborated with the nonprofit I-believe for the “Change Begins With Me” Campaign in support of “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda […]
Green-focused tech innovations make sustainable practices simple to implement and highly scalable. Luckily, some of the sharpest minds in the tech world are working on it.
Sacramento-based architecture firm Lionakis part of statewide initiative In a state with more than 10,000 schools, spread throughout some of the most diverse climates anywhere in the country, is it even possible for cash-strapped school districts to find ways to improve the quality of California’s education through green design? That was the high-minded question that […]
According to a recent report, soon to be released by Dodge Data & Analytics, green buildingcontinues to double every three years, with strongest acceleration in emerging economies, and clients and tenants worldwide are increasingly demanding sustainability – for both energy efficiency and occupant benefit. Preliminary results from the World Green Building Trends 2016 report, with […]
A study has shown that schools built with green building principles or that are certified by LEED produce students that are more environmentally conscientious. The benefits of green buildings have been dutifully researched. They lower our carbon footprint, improve employees’ health, and save companies money. According to new research, they also teach kids to be […]
The benefits of green buildings have been dutifully researched. They lower our carbon footprint, improve employees’ health, and save companies money. According to new research, they also teach kids to be better stewards of the planet.
NEW YORK — Companies involved in U.S. construction plan on intensifying their involvement in green building over the next three years, according to the new World Green Building Trends Study from Dodge Data & Analytics, conducted with support from United Technologies Corp. and its UTC Climate, Controls & Security business. The U.S. is also one […]