Johnson & Wales University's Welcome Center Achieves LEED Gold Certification
Read the press release that appeared in the Providence Business News Oct. 17, 2011.
How Rhode Island can score some quick energy savings
In celebration of World Green Building Day last week, Connie McGreavy outlines a strategy to address barriers to green building.
Read the [edited] opinion piece that ran in The Providence Journal Sept. 28, 2011.
See the unabridged version here.
Award-winning Environmental Design at Johnson & Wales
Read the articlethat appeared in the Providence Journal April 20, 2011 by Peter Lord.
New LEED House in North Kingstown Comes with Below-average Price
NORTH KINGSTOWN –– New ovens and refrigerators are required to have EnergyGuide labels that spell out the expected annual energy cost of using the appliance. The Federal Trade Commission recently announced that EnergyGuide labels will be required for televisions manufactured after May 10, 2011. Why don’t houses –– the most expensive things most people ever buy –– come equipped with the same consumer information? It’s a question that rankles builder Dave Caldwell Jr.
The foundation was made with concrete
poured between Styrofoam layers to conserve energy.
Read the article published April 10, 2011 in the Providence Journal by Christine Dunn.
Women & Infants Hospital Debuts in National Webinar Series Featuring Newest Green Rating System, LEED for Healthcare
April 8, 2011. The RI Green Building Council announced today that the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island was selected to be featured in the U.S. Green Building Council's national webinar series on its newest green building rating system, LEED for Healthcare. The NICU will also be featured during the national CleanMed Conference April 5th in Phoenix. It was selected from over 150 LEED certified healthcare facilities in the US.