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Carbon Smart Building Day

Carbon Smart Building Day

The What: Carbon Smart Building Day is a conference for building professionals supporting the Global Climate Action Summit. Its purpose is to inspire you to lead the built environment toward Zero Net Carbon, and equip you with the latest tools, ...

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Global Climate Action Summit

Global Climate Action Summit

The What: The Global Climate Action Summit will bring leaders and people together from around the world to “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” It will be a moment to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of states, regions, cities, companies, investors and ...

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Webinar: Getting to Zero Energy

Webinar: Getting to Zero Energy

In case you missed New Building Institute’s webinar on Nothing Beats Zero – Updates on the Trends and Projects That Are Getting to Zero Energy, you can now view it online here. Zero energy (ZE) buildings are a tiny part ...

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ZNE Buildings Achievable in Every U.S. Climate Zone

ZNE Buildings Achievable in Every U.S. Climate Zone

Do ZNE buildings make sense in all climate zone types? Apparently they do, and have proven that it is possible to build successful ZNE buildings in every type of U.S. climate zone. New Buildings Institute recently released its 2018 Getting ...

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Living Future 18

Living Future 18

The What: In May 2018, a global community of changemakers will converge at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland to turn ideas into action! The Living Future unConference is the leading event in regenerative design. Join a community of changemakers. This year’s theme ...

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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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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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