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Huge Savings for California to Be Found in Commercial Building Efficiency

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2010 ASHRAE Ventilation Standard Released

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Data Centers Can Now Earn Energy Star Label

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Financial Disclosures Attributed to Climate Change the Focus of New Standard

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Legislation Would Set Energy Efficiency Standards for Outdoor Pole Lighting

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Down In 2009

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EPA Launches New Program to Coordinate Commercial Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Changes to Decrease Energy Use in Elevators Proposed for Standard 90.1

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U.S. Office Vacancy Rates Continue to Rise at a Slower Pace

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U.S. Office Market On Track to Bottom Out at Year-End

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Nation's First Set of Model Codes and Standards for Green Building Announced

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OSHA Releases Workplace Injury and Illness Information

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ASHRAE Receives NIST Grant to Study IAQ in Retail Stores

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Data Center Energy Efficiency Metrics Established

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U.S. Office Might Bottom Out at Mid-Year, At Best

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Rise in Vacancy Rates Continues, but Pace Slows

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Another Decline in Nonresidential Construction Forecasted for 2010

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Recovery Act Funds Awarded for Data Center Efficiency Research

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Health Care Facility Ventilation Standard Incorporated into FGI Guidelines

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Commercial Property Declines Show Signs of Easing

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Construction Costs Forecast to Decline Further in Fourth Quarter

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IREM Develops Best Practices for Real Estate Management Companies

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Initiative Releases Sustainable Landscapes Rating System

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Commercial Real Estate Distress Far From Over, Survey Shows

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New Guidance on Specifying Flush Urinals

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U.S. Office Vacancy Rates Continue Climb, But are Slowing

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New Report Examines Cost Of Delaying Action on Climate Change in California

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CBRE Market Analysis Predicts More Real Estate Opportunities Than Buyers

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EPA Guidance Targets PCBs in Caulk in K-12 Schools

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Report Analyzes Real Estate Accounting Changes’ Impact on Corporate Financial Results

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Data Center Construction Costs Down, Study Finds

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Modest Increases in 2008 Total Operating Income and Costs of Office Buildings Reported

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USGBC Assesses Performance of LEED-Certified Buildings

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AIA Award Recognizes Educational Facilities

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Top Legal Issues Impacting Real Estate Managers and Landlords Identified in IREM Survey

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West Can Help Meet Its Water Needs With Low Impact Development Approach

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AIA Report Estimates Up to 270,000 Construction Industry Jobs Could be Created if American Clean Energy Security Act is Passed

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Commercial Real Estate Woes Far From Over, Survey Shows

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Poll Shows CRE Professionals Expect Slow Recovery

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Tenant Demand Declining Worldwide, but Slowing in the U.S.

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Portland Cement Association Releases Blast Resistant Design Guide

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Commercial Property Vacancy Rates Continue to Rise

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DOE Announces Free Webcast On Obtaining Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBS)

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Studies Show Global Companies Still Failing to Report Strategies and Potential Impacts From Climate Change

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EPA Announces Energy Star label for Computer Servers

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California Businesses Could Save More Than Enough Water to Supply Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco, Says Report

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U.S. Green Roof Industry Grows By 35 Percent in 2008

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Concern for Regulation is Major Driver for Green Datacenter Efforts in 2009

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Real Estate Values Expected to Decline in 2009

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BOMA Releases 100 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day

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BOMI Offers Updated Asset Management Courses

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Proposed House Legislation Would Reduce U.S. Energy Use 10 Percent

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Alliance to Reduce Energy Consumption in Commercial Real Estate Launched

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Green Grid Releases Calculator To Model Free Data Center Cooling

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New Strategic Facility Planning Report Available

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New Report Offers Guide To Green Product Certification And Standards Programs

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Free DOE Webcast: Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 Schools

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Standard for Escape and Evacuation Plans a Potential Life Saver

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Much Unknown About Stairwell Evacuation Behavior, Study Finds

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ANSI Issues Accrediation to HVAC Certification Body

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Leonardo Academy Pushes For Green Gaming Industry Standard

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Northeast Greenhouse Gas Allowance Auction Raises $106.5 Million

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Revised Green Guide for Health Care Operations Section Released

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Commercial Real Estate Outlook Dampened

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Interest in BIM Software Grows, Report Finds

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New Report Details Potential of Combined Heat and Power

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Cash Tops Commercial Real Estate as Best Investment Option, Survey Finds

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Majority of Americans Want Action on Climate to Rebuild U.S. Economy, Poll Finds

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Real Estate Market to Worsen, Survey of Real Estate CEOs Concludes

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EPA Settles Asbestos Cases with Maryland Schools

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ASHRAE Offers First Exam for Operations Certification

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EPA Assessment Highlights Effective Mercury-Free Alternatives

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New Evaluation Program Verifies Green Claims

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New Report Targets Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

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EPA Settles with Anchorage and University of Kansas Over Hazmat Violations

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ENERGY STAR Launches New Program for Solid-State Lighting

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Green Seal Gains ANSI Accreditation

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Commercial Real Estate Feels the Credit Crunch

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Facility Operations and Performance are Focus of New ASHRAE Certification Program

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ASHRAE, Green Grid Collaborate on Data Center Efficiency

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Commercial Real Estate Market Conditions Continue to Weaken

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FM Global Study Reveals Most Large Companies Unprepared for to Natural Disasters

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Photovoltaic Certification Facility Opens

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EPA Offers New Owners Incentives To Audit

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Study: Clean Schools Promote Academic Success

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EPA Releases Guide For Climate Change Programs

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Weak Economy Bogs Down Commercial Real Estate

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EPA Developing Specs for Water-Saving Urinals

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Education Department Funds Emergency-Management Plans

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Growing Energy Use Drives Up Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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Commercial Real Estate Market Predicted to Drop Again

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Environmental Risk Management Gaining Corporate Visibility, But Uncertainties Raise Planning Challenges

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Climate Change Legislation Will Create Surge in Energy Efficiency Programs, Report Says

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Report: Hospital Building Components Affect Children’s Health

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House Bill Would Fund Billions in Green School Renovations

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Facilities Bill Would Fund School Renovations

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Amid Rising Vacancy Rates, U.S. Industrial Market Helped By Weak Dollar

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Los Angeles Mandates LEED For New Buildings

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Study: Green Data Center Strategies Decline

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EPA Settles with Railroad on Disposal of Fluorescent Lamps

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Office Vacancies Rise for a Second Quarter

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New Certifications Being Developed for Fire Equipment Technicians

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NACUBO Launches Environmental Resource for Higher Education

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FERC Proposes to Strengthen, Clarify Standards of Conduct

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Data Centers are Going Green but are Wary of Greenwashing, Survey Finds

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California Updating Irrigation Rules

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Ecosystem Degradation Will Affect the Future Business Climate

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NIST Tests Own Facilities To Find Energy Savings

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High-Performance Building Design Certification Available

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Commercial Real Estate Market Expected to Stabilize by Third Quarter

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Research: Green Products Can Release Chemicals

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DOE to Invest $20.6 Million for Solid-State Lighting Research

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Researchers: Lake Mead Could Be Dry by 2021

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Climate Change Driving Electric Industry Evolution

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NREL Pledges to Cut Carbon Footprint, by 75 Percent

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Study Links Air Filtration Technology to BRS

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New Technology Leads to Increased Energy Efficiency

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National BIM Standard Released

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EPA Settles Over Asbestos Violations in S.F. Schools

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Asbestos Supervisor Sentenced for Illegal Asbestos Removal at School

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ASHRAE Publishes User’s Manual for Standard 62.1

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EPA Settlement Promotes Green Chemistry in School

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Greensburg Becomes Green Model

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New Energy Efficiency Standards for New Federal Buildings Established

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UN Countries Agree to Work on Post-Kyoto Climate Change Agreement

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California Requires Emissions Reporting in 2008

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Report Finds U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Falling

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NEMA Publishes Installation Guide for Nurse Call Systems

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Midwest Accord Focuses on Emissions Reduction

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Software Interoperability Likely to Increase, Survey Says

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Midwestern Governors Address Regional Energy Security and Global Warming

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New Collaboration Between the Construction Specifications Institute and U.S. Green Building Council Announced

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AASHE Seeks Feedback on STARS

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House Energy Bill Provision Provides Energy Savings Potential

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Representatives Form Green Schools Caucus

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New Caucus Formed to Promote Benefits and Raise Awareness of Green Schools

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NIST Conference to Address Elevator Use in Emergencies

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DHS Creates Culture of Preparedness Among Schools

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EPA Calls for Partnering on School Chemical Safety

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Data Center Efficiency The Focus of Three New Reports

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Climate Change Likely to Complicate Energy Future

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U.S. Office Market Slows Down in Third Quarter

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DOE, Green Grid Aim to Slash Data Center Energy Use

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New Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Units Created

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UL To Certify High-Efficiency Faucets

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Climate Survey Report Analyzes Fortune 500 Climate Change Response

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DOE Targets Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

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Coalition Calls for Corporate Climate Risk Disclosure

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Mayors Meet to Discuss Infrastructure Problems, Climate Change

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Public Unware That Buildings are a Major Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Survey Shows

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Survey: Industry Standard Needed For Green Data Centers

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APPA Seeks Educational Facility Data for Annual Survey

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Data Centers Hold Potential for Significant Energy Efficiency Opportunities

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EPA Reports Major Energy-Efficiency Opportunities for Servers, Data Centers

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

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NEMA Publishes Safety Standard for Electric Motors and Generators

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Industrial Market Regains Strength in Second Quarter

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In Bid to Encourage Conservation, Maryland Decouples Utility Rates

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ASHRAE Consideres BACnet Standard for Elevators

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CEOs Urge Action to Combat Climate Change

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Corporate Climate Coalition Expanding

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Second U.S. Climate Change Science Program Report Issued

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Software, Hardware Firms, EPA Unite to Reduce Energy Use in Servers, Computers

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Commercial Real Estate Expected to Flourish in Southwest

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Report: A Growing Rise in 10-year Treasury Notes Could Harm Demand for Property

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ASHRAE Publishes Refrigeration Standard

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ICC Adopts 62.1 Ventilation Rate Procedure

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NEMA Publishes Standard on Rechargeable Cells and Batteries

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New Minnesota Legislation Will Slash Greenhouse Emissions, Boost Renewable Energy

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Corporations Differ with Economic Developers and Service Providers over Location Criteria

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Governors Association Issues Report on Alternative Energy

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ASHRAE To Support Clinton Climate Initiative

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Commercial Real Estate Sector Keeps Economy Going, Despite Housing Slowdown

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Now Is The Time To Act on Climate Change Says New Report

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Kmart Discloses Environmental Violations, Pays Penalty

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Reducing Carbon Emissions from Buildings Could be Positive for Economy, Report Finds

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USGBC's System Now Awards "Innovation in Design" Credits for Applying Cradle to Cradle Product Certification

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Organizations Willing to Pay a Premium for Green Real Estate, Survey Finds

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Antarctic Ozone Layer Expected to Return to Normal, EPA Report Says

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Industrial Vacancy Rates Rise During First Quarter

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ARI Launches Certification for Commercial Refrigeration Equipment

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Climate Policy Uncertainty Poses Investment Risks

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U.S. Office Market Shows Strong First Quarter

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New Utility Incentive Program for Energy Efficient Data Storage Introduced

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New ASHRAE Load Calculation Standard Published

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Federal Government Should Spend More on Green Building Research, Report Says

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Real Estate Economy Healthy, Says New Edition of MBA Data Book

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New Emergency Evacuation Guide for People with Disabilities Released

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Buildings Can Play a Key Role in Combating Climate Change

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National BIM Standard Version 1 Released for Industry Review

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New Bills Promote Clean U.S. Waters

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New Standardized Commercial Property Listing Exchange Released

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Lending Industry Pushes for Terrorism Insurance

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New Data Center Group Finalizes Membership, Releases White Papers

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Major Companies Call for Governments to Address Climate Change

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New Utility Coalition Aims to Improve Energy Efficiency Measures in Data Centers

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Edison Electric Institute Unveils New Principles on Global Climate Change Policy

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Working Remotely on the Rise

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Global Warming to Worsen Without Action, U.N. Report Says

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Major U.S. Companies Not Forthcoming About Climate Change Risk

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California Moves to Invest in Clean Power Sources

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Survey: International Real Estate Investors Up U.S. Risk Factor

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Employment And Wage Gains Decrease Likelihood of Interest Rates Cuts

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Wind Power Sensible Option to Fight Climate Change, Association Says

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Reports Target Facilities’ Role in Higher Education

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EPA Tests for Contaminants in Manhattan

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Study Compares Green Building Rating Systems

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Tenant Demand Stays High Despite Housing Slump

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Energy Prices Set to Continue Upward Swing

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DOE Launches Energy Star for Solid-State Lighting

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EPA To Study Data Centers' Energy Efficiency

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Improving Emissions Measurement Models Could Lead to Better Policy

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Forecast Predicts Economy's 'Soft Landing' Will Balance Real Estate Markets in 2007

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Greenhouse Gases Reduced Through Voluntary Projects

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New HVAC Tube Technology Could Lead To More Efficient Cooling

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New Standards Aim to Protect Water Supply

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Commercial Mortgage Debt Increases in Third Quarter

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Adobe Earns Additional LEED Platinum Certification

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New Report Projects Energy Generation and Consumption Trends

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JCAHO Extends Due Date for eSOC

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Office Rents Outpacing Inflation (Along with Turkeys)

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Safety Guide Targets School Labs

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Cost is Not a Major Factor in Outsourcing Decisions, Report Says

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Zigbee Alliance Announces Certification for First Group of Products

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Reduced Payback Period Boosts Solar Projects in New Jersey

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DOE Agrees to Tighten Energy Efficiency Standards for Appliances

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ACEEE Predicts New Life For Energy Efficiency

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NEMA Offers Guidance on Water-Damaged Equipment

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OSHA Cites Mail Processing Facility for Hazards

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U.S. Green Building Council Extends Exam Deadline

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Two Colleges Among Organizations Coming Clean About Environmental Violations

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New Standard Focuses on Water Conservation

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Seismic Codes Help Prevent Serious Damage in Hawaiian Quake, ICC says

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U.S. EPA Pilot Program Helps Anaheim Convention Center Go “Green”

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DOE Announces $5 Million for Solid-State Lighting Projects

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National Elevator Industry Inc. Launches CodeFinder Database

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ASHRAE Study Shows Benefits of Increased School Ventilation

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Superdome Ready For Business
a Year after Katrina

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IEEE Publishes 2007 Safety Codes

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IREM Study Finds Revenue, Operating Costs are Up for Office Space

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Ten Steps to Controlling Mold

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Commercial Real Estate Industry Ranks Low in Disaster Preparedness, Survey Finds

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Prototype Project Generates Natural Gas From Dairy Manure

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ASHRAE Announces Development of Certification Program

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Demand for Heat Exchangers, Power Boilers, Steam Condensers Increases

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