April 20, 2018
Wishes You a Happy Earth Day!
Green Building Matters: Voices of Sustainability
While Earth Day occurs just once a year, our planet should be celebrated every day. Protecting our environment is more than just preservation - it is about growing and building sustainably. We asked four people - a corporate sustainability leader, a building-construction professional, a college lecturer, and a professional engineer - why green building is important to them. How do you celebrate...
April 11, 2018
GBI: Shaina Weinstein,
Vice President of Engagement
503-274-0448, ext.: 104
GBI Launches New Green Globes Pilot Program
Based on GBI’s BSR/GBI 01-201X draft Standard, the Pilot Provides Updated Guidance for New Construction and Major Renovation Projects
Portland, Ore.— After a three-year process of open dialogue and consensus-based decision making, Green Building Initiative (GBI) is nearing the end of a process that will result in an update to...
January 9, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GBI: Martha Silver, PR/Communications, 301-367-2388, Martha@TheGBI.org
JLL: Joanne Bestall-Fry, VP of PR–Americas, 312-228-2344, Joanne.Bestall@am.jll.com
Green Building Initiative Acquires Global Rights to Green Globes
Acquisition of Global Rights to Green Globes from JLL Allows GBI to Expand Operations to Canada and Beyond
Portland, Ore.—The U.S.-based non-profit Green Building Initiative (GBI)...
October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017
Shaina Weinstein, Sr. Director of Engagement, 503-274-0448 x104, Shaina@TheGBI.org
State of Maryland Recognizes Green Globes as
Approved Green Building Certification for High Performance Building Program
Green Globes Equivalence to Grow Across the Country
Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative® (GBI), sole provider of the Green Globes® certification program in the United States, is pleased to announce that the Maryland Department of General...
September 19, 2017
Shouldering the Burden
The challenge of specifying more environmentally friendly products has fallen on the shoulders of designers. "It takes time to research products and to talk with manufacturers, which is a challenge given the fast pace of construction,"says Anne Garrity, LEED AP, associate, Shepley Buffnch, Boston.
To help navigate this much uncharted process, Shepley Bulfinch actively taps into its firm's collective knowledge, product research and collaboration with...
June 22, 2017
MGM Resorts International Earns 4 Green Globes Certifications for 26 Properties
Green Globes Benchmarks and Documents Commitment
to Environmental Efficiency Practices
May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017
Martha Silver, Communications/PR Consultant, 301-367-2388, Martha@TheGBI.org
Joel Schwartz, General Manager, 702-732-7028, email@example.com
Four Turnberry Place Earns 4 Green Globes Certification
First Multifamily Building West of the Mississippi River to Earn 4 Green Globes
Las Vegas – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased...
April 6, 2017
Created on Monday, 10 April 2017 in the Portland Business Journal | Written by Jules Rogers
NewSchool student architects dream up new district for Portland's eastside
This week, students from the NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego reappeared in Portland for the first time in six months, this time to share a district masterplan they worked on for two quarters.
The Ford District open house was held at the Center for Architecture downtown.
Back in October 2016, Mackenzie,...
March 27, 2017
... “We received tips that were tangible and directly applicable to the projects,” reports Raigosa Cottrell. “The Assessor’s report can bring up something completely new to consider or help the owner discover that a certain measure isn’t as difficult to implement as previously thought.”
Mark adds achieving Green Globes certification was gratifying for his company. “We were really proud to...
January 10, 2017
Shaina Weinstein, Sr. Director of Engagement, 503-254-0448 x104, firstname.lastname@example.org
Green Building Initiative Announces 2017 Board of Directors
2017 Chairman of the Board Rich Mitchell to Lead GBI in a Year of Growth, New Developments
Portland, Ore. – The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is pleased to announce the election of its 2017 Board of Directors. Outgoing GBI Chairman Jay Thomas, chief marketing officer at Mats Inc. of Stoughton,Mass.,...