Lab Environmental Performance
- ENERGY STAR CHALLENGE: IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF BUILDINGS BY 10 PERCENT OR MORE. // Environmental Design & Construction;Nov2006, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p16
The article reports that building owners in the U.S. have been challenged by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings by 10 percent. An ENERGY STAR challenge is being complied by the public and private sector organizations by the implementation...
- Developments in the residential energy sector in Israel. Hassid, Samuel // Advances in Building Energy Research;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p71
This work discusses the developments of the energy economy of Israel over the past two decades. On the one hand, the main phenomenon in Israel, as well as in most European Mediterranean countries, is the great increase in the use of air-conditioning, which has evolved from being marginal and...
- SECOND PLANK. Palich, Natasha // Architecture Australia;May/Jun2009, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p100
The article analyzes the report "The Second Plank: Building a Low Carbon Economy with Energy Efficient Buildings" released by the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC). It suggests that the full potential for greenhouse gas abatement within the building sector will not...
- Alliance PROGRAM. // Global Public Policy Report;Dec2007, p6
The article reports on the Alliance Program of the International Council of Shopping Centers in 2007. The program is a forum where retail real estate professionals and public officials can share ideas and discuss development issues as well as explore opportunities to grow working relationships...
- Funds for freshwater centre flowing in. Ross, Ian // Northern Ontario Business;Sep2007, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p14
The article reports that the funds are being provided for the planned energy efficient laboratory at the Laurentian University's Cooperative Freshwater Ecology Unit in Sudbury, Ontario. According to the author, the project received $2 million in construction money from Queen's Park. The author...
- Radiant barriers maximize thermal efficiency. Edmondson, Mary // RSI: Roofing, Siding, Insulation;Mar2007, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p26
The article discusses the importance of the construction of green building and energy-efficient building products in the U.S. to help maximize a building's thermal efficiency.
- Good to be green. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);9/5/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 44, pA14
The author reflects on the effort of the Suffolk County government in New York to turn five county buildings into sustainable architecture. The author cites the government's move as a good start for more green and energy efficient infrastructure. The author highlights that the county has spent...
- BG GROUP PLACE. // Concrete Products;Oct2015, Vol. 118 Issue 10, p22
A review is offered for the BG Group Place, a skyscraper in Downtown Houston, Texas which is designed with green technology, with green roof to reduce the heat island effect, reserve spaces for low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles, and energy efficient lighting.
- ICSA International. Turnbull, Peter // Keeping Good Companies (14447614);Jun2013, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p276
An introduction to an article about the foundation and core principles of good governance in private and public sector in Hong Kong, China is presented.