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Green Building Superhero Nadav Malin Receives Hon. AIA

Green Building Superhero Nadav Malin Receives Hon. AIA

Mr. Nadav Malin, green building superhero, champion of spreading knowledge of sustainable design, and President of BuildingGreen Inc. has received AIA’s 2018 Honorary Membership. AIA recognizes the notable contributions and services of people outside of the architecture profession with Honorary ...

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Italian Medical University Leads with Sustainability

Italian Medical University Leads with Sustainability

Italy-based Humanitas University has a mission to train globally minded healthcare professionals through state-of-the-art interactive teaching methods and close integration with its clinical and research community. Its recently completed green campus designed by Italian architect Filippo Taidelli of FTA Studio ...

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AEC Hackathon 5.0 San Francisco Bay Area

AEC Hackathon 5.0 San Francisco Bay Area

The What: AEC Hackathon 5.0 San Francisco Bay Area goes to Oakland, California this year. The AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Hackathon was created to give those designing, building, and maintaining our built environment the opportunity to collaborate with cutting edge ...

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Sonoma Academy Wins AIA CC Leading Edge Design Award

Sonoma Academy Wins AIA CC Leading Edge Design Award

Another win for Sonoma Academy – the school’s Janet Durgin Guild & Commons recently won an AIA CC Leading Edge Award which recognizes projects that speak to design excellence as well as sustainability and resiliency. This is on top of its ...

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Triple Bottom-Line Bank Is Net Zero Ready

Triple Bottom-Line Bank Is Net Zero Ready

Beneficial State Bank has a challenge for its customers and depositors. It is to “build something beautiful.” For its new headquarters in Oakland, California, the bank commissioned Gelfand Partners Architects to realize the bank’s mission of community and sustainability through ...

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The Online “Matchmaker + Wedding Planner” for Green Home Building Industry

The Online “Matchmaker + Wedding Planner” for Green Home Building Industry

I’m very excited to announce a new online service created for the home building and improvement industry and developed by my close friend and fellow UC Berkeley CED alum, Grace Tsao Mase. Her company Beyrep is a “Matchmaker” and “Wedding ...

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Calling for Nominees for the California ZNE School Awards

Calling for Nominees for the California ZNE School Awards

With 27 zero net energy (ZNE) schools operating or planned, California is leading the nation in driving K-12 schools and community colleges to ZNE performance. These projects represent high performance buildings that combine energy efficiency and renewable resources to produce ...

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It’s Time to Provide Leadership

It’s Time to Provide Leadership

Hosted by the USGBC Northern California Chapter and following a hiatus since its last conference, GreenerBuilder 2017 came back strong and was a stimulating success, well attended by over 360 attendees. It took place at the Zero Net Energy Center ...

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