University of Tennessee Music Building Earns LEED Silver

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The $40 million, state-of-the-art Natalie L. Haslam Music Center recently became the latest University of Tennessee (UT) facility to earn LEED designation.

Read more

Austin School Earns Green Building Award

AUSTIN, Texas — The new Sally and Mack Brown Rise School in Austin was recently awarded an Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) 4-Star rating. The AEGB rates projects on a 1- to 5-star scale, with five stars being the highest rating, and honors exceptional accomplishments in sustainable building and design.

Read more

Green Bonds Fund University of Cincinnati Renovation

CINCINNATI — In December, the University of Cincinnati (UC) became the first public university in the country to issue Green Bonds for new construction. Then, the school began issuing the Series 2014C bonds to support the majority of costs related to the $35 million renovation of Scioto Hall.

Read more

Green Summit Honors California’s Sustainability Leaders

PASADENA, Calif. — Green Technology magazine, alongside partners Gen7 and Panasonic, honored a number of institutions leading the way in sustainability at the Green California Schools & Community Colleges Summit in Pasadena earlier this month.

Read more

New Case Western Facility Connects Campuses, Students

CLEVELAND — Case Western Reserve University introduced its new 89,000-square-foot, sustainably designed university center in style.

Read more

New Case Western Facility Connects Campuses, Students

CLEVELAND — Case Western Reserve University introduced its new 89,000-square-foot, sustainably designed university center in style.

Read more

Net-Zero UI Urbana Campus Aims for Top Sustainability Ratings

URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois will soon add a $95 million, net-zero engineering facility to its Urbana campus. The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Building, which will serve an estimated 2,500 students upon completion, has been under construction since January 2012 and aims to welcome students in August 2014.

Read more