Green Building

New Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Long on Water Conservation, Short on Transport Options

In 2019, Microsoft will reopen its newly modernized Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View in a drive to keep technology workers excited about…

6 Careers for Renewable Energy Enthusiasts

Renewable energy isn’t the future – it’s right now. If you share the passion, you’ll easily be able to turn that passion into…

Green Leasing: The Commercial Landlord’s Way to Save Cash and Energy

Sustainability has officially worked its way into the formula for commercial real estate appreciation. Sustainability in commercial real estate has transformed landlord-tenant relationships…

Weighing the Economic Benefits vs. Environmental Impacts of New Buildings

Do the many economic benefits of new buildings outweigh the environmental harm they can cause? Could we reduce new buildings’ environmental footprints while…

This NY LEED Platinum Hotel Showcases Adaptive Reuse

The Hotel Skyler in Syracuse, NY, checks off all the green building boxes for those road warriors who are keen on sustainable travel.

Landsec Leads the Way with Science-Based Targets

The UK’s largest commercial property company creates energy efficiency programmes using the best available science. Tom Idle reports.

Walmart Boasts About ‘Natural Light’ at New HQ, But Overlooks Better Transport Options

When it comes to its new headquarters, Walmart's announcement of a new "Home Office" is following the lead of other companies such as…

A Climate Change Solution All Around Us: Net Zero Carbon Buildings

The signing of the Paris Agreement in December 2015 was rightly hailed as an historic moment in the fight against climate change. A…

3 Green Building Trends Inspired by the World’s Most Sustainable Cities

The world’s most sustainable cities are redefining the building sector’s environmental impact. These cities are comprised of innovative buildings that incorporate the newest…

Pittsburgh: Leading Green Building Hub?

How did Pittsburgh, known more for its sports teams and steel than innovative and energy efficient buildings, become an area that shines as…

Salesforce Takes Another Step Toward 100 Percent Renewables

Cloud computing giant Salesforce announced another step made toward its goal of running 100 percent on clean power. The city is participating in…

Could Coal Find a New Life as a Green Building Material?

3p recently spoke with a professor whose research indicates coal could replace wood in plastic composite decking.

United Arab Emirates Pushes Private Sector to Embrace Corporate Responsibility

UAE’s Ministry of Economy recently held an event in Dubai to launch a “Corporate Social Responsibility Index” in order to boost such initiatives…

Diplomatic Backlash Against Qatar Imperils Workers, Sustainable Development

The diplomatic isolation of Qatar has raised all kinds of questions about the World Cup and oil prices. But no one has asked…

Trump’s Paris Agreement Exit Cedes Climate Leadership to Private Sector and Local Gov’t

The Trump administration is reportedly ready to back away from the Paris Agreement. Is this a big step backwards for global climate change…