US Green Building council Archives

Paradise Valley Gets The First Ever LEED Certified Home

Desert Star Construction's First LEED Home, Paradise Valley
by in Economy | Green

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Desert Star Construction, Inc. (DSC) has placed the first ever LEED home in Paradise Valley. DSC specializes in luxury commercial properties and luxury homes in the Paradise Valley and  Scottsdale areas. They stand out by doing complex projects that offer the leading green standards. “Our clients range from local leaders to presidents of… Read More →

Is ‘Green’ The Whole Answer?

Rider Levett Bucknall, LEED
by in Green | Real Estate

Our natural resources are limited and they are fast becoming scarcer and more costly. Thankfully, in recent years, awareness of this issue has heightened and individuals, companies and governments are making efforts towards more responsible usage of our depleting natural resources. Unarguably, we’re in the Age of Environmental Thrift, when ‘going green’ is just good… Read More →

States Logistics Services’ New Warehouse to Achieve LEED Silver Certification

states logistics services, Green Ideas, LEED
by in Green | Real Estate

Known by its customers as one of the best providers of third-party logistics services, States Logistics Services, Inc. has grown to accommodate more than 100 customers and over two million square feet of warehouse space company-wide.  Since the company’s inception, the vision to provide outstanding services to a wide variety of industries in Southern California… Read More →

Living Below Zero-Creation of the Most Sustainable Cities

Climate Positive Development Program, Below Zero Sustainable City
by in Green | Real Estate

Unveiled in May at the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group summit in Seoul, South Korea, the Climate Positive Development Program will help real estate developers and local governments craft 16 of the most sustainable urban communities found anywhere on Earth. “As the Earth’s population increases and our cities grow, we need to ensure we have… Read More →