Author: Kristy Hessman

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Canada’s Greenest Building: It’s For The Kids

A new childcare center planned in Canada is expected to raise the bar on traditional green building practices. The center serves the UniverCity community, which is walking distance to the Simon Fraser University campus on Burnaby Mountain, just outside Vancouver.… Read More
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Solar Lab Gives Upstate NY School Thin-Film Edge

Binghamton University’s new solar laboratory is being touted by officials as the springboard that will propel future thin-film solar cell advances. The school recently celebrated the opening of the Center for Autonomous Solar Power’s (CASP) Solar Laboratory and the co-location… Read More

New York College Gets New Green Building

You know a building is energy efficient when anyone who walks in can visit a kiosk in the lobby and a few finger taps later be monitoring the energy features of the building. That kiosk is just one of the… Read More

LEED Platinum First For UC Student Housing

We write often about new buildings and dorms going up on college campuses across the country that are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified, particularly in California. But for the first time, the state’s vaunted University of California system… Read More