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Study: U.S. Can Look to Europe, Australia for Environmental Lessons

The United States can learn a few lessons in energy-efficient buildings and green jobs from Europe and Australia, according to a new study by the Rand Corporation.

September 23, 2009

Marriott Unveils First LEED Gold Property

Courtyard Portland City Center is the first Marriott hotel to earn LEED Gold certification.

September 22, 2009

Westin Bonaventure Receives Green Seal Silver Certification

westin bonaventure The Westin Bonaventure is the first Los Angeles hotel to earn Green Seal silver certification.

September 22, 2009

Green Collar Jobs on the Rise

For many, the environmental movement is about recycling, solar panels, and hybrid cars. Even we in the industry can get distracted by the technological whiz-bangery of the latest wind turbine, composite material, and waterless urinal. It's easy to overlook what will be the most pervasive aspect of s

September 18, 2009

Holiday Inn Is Chicago’s First LEED Hotel

The Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza has received LEED Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, making it the first LEED-certified hotel in Chicago, it announced last week.

September 17, 2009

Two CityCenter Hotels Earn LEED Certification

Two projects within Las Vegas's CityCenter development are the first to attain LEED Gold certification: Aria and Vdara.

September 14, 2009

Green Seal Becomes the Gold Standard for Eco-Conscious Restaurants

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved GS-46, the Green Seal Environmental Standard for Restaurants and Food Services.

September 14, 2009

Hotel Indigo Unveils First LEED Gold Property

Hotel Indigo Athens University Area has debuted in Georgia as the brand's first LEED Gold property.

September 10, 2009

Cubellis Headquarters Earn LEED Gold

Architectural and interior design firm Cubellis has attained LEED Gold for its Boston headquarters.

September 8, 2009