June 26, 2017

Smart city strategies discussed at Astana Economic Forum

Smart city strategies are currently implemented in many countries aiming among other things at reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, RICS reports from the 10th […]
June 26, 2017

Sixty-plus towers across England found to have unsafe cladding

More than 60 high-rise towers in 25 areas of England have been found to have unsafe cladding, similar to those found in the Grenfell Tower disaster […]
June 25, 2017

Penn Station to move forward with $1.6 billion redevelopment

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans to move forward with a $1.6 billion overhaul of Penn Station, with design led by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill […]
June 25, 2017

Santa Clara offers largest public EV charging facilities in California

Heading to an event at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Levi’s Stadium, or California’s Great America theme park and running low on your Electric Vehicle (EV) charge? There are no […]
June 25, 2017

Dominion plans two large solar energy projects in South Carolina

Dominion plans to construct, own and operate 81 megawatts (AC) of solar generating capacity in Jasper County, S.C. Two projects – a 71.4-megawatt facility that would be South Carolina’s largest […]
June 25, 2017

Los Angeles ordinance designed to reduce buildings’ energy, water consumption

The city of Los Angeles recently passed an ordinance requiring buildings of 20,000 square feet or more to do the following: Benchmark their use of energy […]
June 25, 2017

NIOSH, OSHA introduce improved heat safety app for outdoor workers

An updated app for smart phones and other mobile devices can help workers stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather. The free app was redesigned […]
June 25, 2017

LEED by the numbers: 2.2 million square feet certified

Green building. LEED certification. Sustainability. These are terms FMs hear bandied about the office regularly, and we wanted to know about the growth of this certification. We […]
May 23, 2017

LeadingAge and UMass Boston establish new LTSS research center

LeadingAge is joining with the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston to create a new research center called the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. […]