A Twist on Energy Conservation

Thursday, 28 March 2013 by

We stumbled upon a fitness center in Goleta, CA that is taking a whole new approach to energy conservation.   Having done the Gold’s Gym franchise before, this gym owner was looking for an innovative approach to the ideal fitness club. The goal of the new Goleta gym is simple; provide an enjoyable experience to all

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Increased awareness of the devastating effects of fossil fuels on our environment has led CRE groups to take action.   In continuing with yesterday’s focus on sustainability, we want to highlight a few of the recent actions that organizations are taking to encourage companies to reduce their greenhouse emissions. In 2011, the International Living Future Institute

A Push for Sustainable Design

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 by

An increasing demand for sustainability is pushing the envelope on traditional building design.  While sustainable design and construction does require additional upfront cost, the long-term savings create value for property owners and investors. From a financial perspective, sustainable buildings benefit from reduced operational costs and decreased energy consumption.   Benefits also extend to building occupants including

Proving once again that they’re leaders in the lighting industry, Phillips is focusing on the importance of sustainable lighting solutions. At the upcoming Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Conference scheduled for the end of January, Phillips will be working with attendees to spread awareness about the benefits of investing in lighting that not only reduces energy consumption