New York City has passed a new carbon emissions law, Intro 1253-C, for both new and existing buildings in the five boroughs over 25,000 square feet, limiting the amount of carbon generated per year dependent on the building's occupancy type.Read More
Congratulations to the Energy Manager Today 75 Honorees
The Energy Manager Today 75 is a list of the top 75 executives in energy management as selected by the Editorial and Management team at Business Sector Media, based on applications supplied by the individual, a peer, co-worker, manager, vendor, or customer. Selections were qualitative with a heavy emphasis on project goals and achievement. As well as numeric, in regards to goals for reduction, productivity, etc.Read More
HPDC - Product Transparency Requires a Deeper Look at Factors Behind Scores and Other Performance Criteria Screens
The Durst Organization’s three multifamily, mixed-use buildings establish a new set of green building goals
The Durst Organization (TDO) has a long history of developing environmentally responsible office towers and residential buildings that reduce energy and water consumption, incorporate innovative design strategies and technologies, and promote the well-being of their occupants. In 2012, at the onset of developing three new multifamily, mixed-use buildings in New York City, the project consultant team developed a new set of company-specific green building goals for TDO that combined lessons learned from previous green projects with new environmental initiatives.Read More
Catherine Bobenhausen, CIH, CSP, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Industrial Hygienist at Vidaris, Inc., will be speaking at Living Future 2017 in Seattle, Washington on May 19th. Known as the leading event for regenerative design, Catherine will be joining Susan Kaplan of HLW, Lisa Britton of Industrial Louvers and Joel Todd of HPDC in a session that discusses the hot topic of material health. The below interview was crafted for/by Living Future 2017, and can be viewed here.Read More
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) Names 14 New Distinguished Fellows; Catherine Bobenhausen awarded.
The new AIHA Fellows will be honored during the third annual Mark of Excellence Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, June 7, at the 2017 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce EXP) in Seattle, Wash.Read More
Assessing the Carbon-Saving Value of Retrofitting versus Demolition and New Construction at the United Nations Headquarters
After almost a decade of discussion and debate, in 2007 the United Nations initiated a multi‐year
renovation of its New York City headquarters, the Capital Master Plan (CMP). The CMP was the most
extensive renovation program for the United Nations campus since the project’s initial construction in
the early 1950’s.