Green Projects & Retrofits http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/36721/more en New York City’s Hudson Yards Project to Be ‘Urban Informatics’ Experiment http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/new-york-city-s-hudson-yards-project-be-urban-informatics-experim <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New York City’s Hudson Yards project has been designated as the United States’ first “quantified community.” Hudson Yards is a 28-acre mixed-use <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/development?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Development">development</a></span> currently being built over old rail yards along the Hudson River on Manhattan’s West Side.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/new-york-city-s-hudson-yards-project-be-urban-informatics-experim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/energy-efficiency-and-benchmarking/new-york-city-s-hudson-yards-project-be-urban-informatics-experim#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Green Projects & Retrofits Mixed-Use New York News Freemium Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:51:00 +0000 786641 at http://nreionline.com Gensler Pushes Hacking to Retrofit Buildings http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In an age of identity theft and cyber fraud, hacking does not exactly conjure up positive images. But hacking is exactly what a national <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/architecture?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Architecture">architecture</a></span> firm is pitching as a sustainable solution to transforming aging office buildings into more viable destinations for tomorrow’s workers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-retrofits/gensler-pushes-hacking-retrofit-buildings#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Architecture Green Projects & Retrofits News Office Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:26:00 +0000 766501 at http://nreionline.com 10 Green U.S. Industrial Sites http://nreionline.com/industrial/10-green-us-industrial-sites <div class="node-body gallery-body">We highlight what are, arguably, 10 of the most impressive green industrial facilities in the United States, some of which are LEED certified, others of which are not LEED certified but are using innovative practices, and many of which are the first of their types.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industrial/10-green-us-industrial-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industrial/10-green-us-industrial-sites#comments Design Green Projects & Retrofits Industrial News Industries & Products and Services Mobile Alert Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:38:00 +0000 667571 at http://nreionline.com LEED: Not Just for Shiny, New Buildings http://nreionline.com/miami/leed-not-just-shiny-new-buildings <div class="field-byline"> Sam Martin </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>LEED certification may be most commonly associated with new construction, but the prestigious designation—which provides verification that a building has a reduced environmental impact—isn’t reserved just for shiny, brand-new buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/miami/leed-not-just-shiny-new-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/miami/leed-not-just-shiny-new-buildings#comments Associations & Designations Commentary Green Projects & Retrofits Miami News Office Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:44:00 +0000 682021 at http://nreionline.com 701 Brickell Ave., Miami Diving into 'Deep Retrofits' http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/diving-deep-retrofits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Rocky Mountain Institute has released a new guide for owner-occupants aimed at helping companies to more accurately calculate the value in deep energy retrofits.The report tries to more clearly define the non-energy costs and benefits, risk reductions and overall value created in deep energy retrofits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/diving-deep-retrofits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/diving-deep-retrofits#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Green Projects & Retrofits News Office Freemium Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:38:00 +0000 582421 at http://nreionline.com Greenest Apartment Building Set for Manhattan http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/greenest-apartment-building-set-manhattan <div class="field-byline"> Joe Anuta </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manhattan is set to get its first residential building that measures up to passive house standards, a set of green guidelines that aim to cut heating costs by 90% through the use of solar energy, better insulation and other measures, reports Crain's New York. A big step in that direction took place in December when the development arm of Synapse Capital closed on the purchase of a 9,900-square-foot lot in Harlem. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/greenest-apartment-building-set-manhattan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/greenest-apartment-building-set-manhattan#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Crain's New York Green Projects & Retrofits Multifamily New York Industries & Products and Services Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:30:00 +0000 516241 at http://nreionline.com Gaithersburg High School on Fast Track to Green http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/gaithersburg-high-school-fast-track-green <div class="field-byline"> John Mesenbrink </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Time. For some, it is a contractor’s best friend. For others, it is their biggest foe. For Shapiro & Duncan, Rockville, Md., time was a defining factor of the company’s excellence through one of its latest projects, reports NREI's sister publication Contractor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/gaithersburg-high-school-fast-track-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/gaithersburg-high-school-fast-track-green#comments Associations & Designations Green Projects & Retrofits Industry Buzz Public Infrastructure Washington D.C. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:19:00 +0000 516231 at http://nreionline.com LEED Green-Building Projects Nearing 60,000 Worldwide http://nreionline.com/associations-amp-designations/leed-green-building-projects-nearing-60000-worldwide <div class="field-byline"> Scott Arnold, HPAC Engineering </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There are nearly 60,000 LEED green-building projects spanning 10.6 billion sq ft across the globe, a new report from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/associations-amp-designations/leed-green-building-projects-nearing-60000-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/associations-amp-designations/leed-green-building-projects-nearing-60000-worldwide#comments Associations & Designations Green Projects & Retrofits Industry Buzz Research & Data Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:27:00 +0000 427611 at http://nreionline.com Retail Center Owners Find Innovative Ways to Deal with Waste http://nreionline.com/industries-amp-products-and-services/retail-center-owners-find-innovative-ways-deal-waste <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the sustainable features that retail property owners are paying greater attention to today are recycling and environmentally-friendly ways to dispose of landfill waste. Innovative practices for waste management have evolved tremendously in the past five years and include strategies for converting waste into fuel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industries-amp-products-and-services/retail-center-owners-find-innovative-ways-deal-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industries-amp-products-and-services/retail-center-owners-find-innovative-ways-deal-waste#comments Green Projects & Retrofits News Retail Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:59:00 +0000 427081 at http://nreionline.com Malls Content with Behind-the-Scenes Green http://nreionline.com/retail/malls-content-behind-scenes-green <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Most mall companies such as Simon Property Group, Taubman, Macerich and General Growth Properties (GGP) are already well into five-year plans of perfecting ways to conserve water and recycle waste, as well as using centralized management systems to save electricity and generate energy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/malls-content-behind-scenes-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/malls-content-behind-scenes-green#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking California Chicago Green Projects & Retrofits Michigan News Retail Freemium Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:51:00 +0000 387411 at http://nreionline.com