DPR “net zero energy” building. Image Credit: Building Dashboard

ARIZONA HOSTS WORLD’S LARGEST “NET-ZERO ENERGY” BUILDING

Originally published on CleanTechnica sister site Green Building Elements. In the Arizona desert lies the world’s largest “net-zero energy” building. It is the Phoenix Regional Office of DPR Construction. It was given this certification by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). Located on the corner of 44th and Van Buren, the energy efficiency transformation took 10 More Info »

101 West Broadway, downtown San Diego - The Irvine company

IRVINE PLATINUM, GOLD & SILVER IN SAN DIEGO

One of America’s leading business property owners, the Irvine Company, just became California’s largest provider of LEED-Certified Office Workspaces. Seventeen of these buildings are in San Diego. “San Diego is our second largest market after our historic base in Orange County,” said Michael Lyster, Irvine’s  vice president, communications “San Diego fits perfectly with our strategy More Info »

The World Beat Center

GREENING UP WITH THE SAN DIEGO GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL’S GREEN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The vision of the Green Assistance Program is premised in assisting local non-profit organizations in greening their buildings and operations through project based service-learning. This ongoing program of the San Diego Building Council (SDGBC) identifies three primary goals: 1. Educate participants on green building best practice through a “hands-on” approach, 2. Assist non-profit organizations to More Info »

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First Brazil 2014 World Cup Solar Powered Stadium Opens

(The following article was written by Adam Johnston and originally published in Clean Technica; Image Credit: Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto via Wikipedia) As preparations for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil hit the final stretch, the first of many solar-powered stadiums being used for next year’s tournament was recently put in the spotlight with an More Info »

Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Mission Bay Aquatic Center Leeds the Region by receiving the highest Green Building Certification

The local aquatic center becomes the first existing building to achieve LEED Platinum in CSU System SAN DIEGO (May 10, 2013) – In  April, the Mission Bay Aquatic Center became the  first facility in the California State University System and the second in San Diego County to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification More Info »

US San Diego: reaching for the sky

Reaching for the Sky

(The following article was written by Christine Clark and originally published by UC San Diego on March 7, 2013; Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications) Campus rooftops serve as launch pads for sustainability efforts UC San Diego’s commitment to sustainability can be found in its teachings, research, operations—­even on the university’s rooftops. The campus More Info »

San Diego's First LEED Medical Center

Sharp Rees-Stealy Opens San Diego’s First LEED-Certified Medical Office Building

The 66,365-square-foot medical center will serve San Diego, including the communities of Bankers Hill, Downtown, Golden Hill, Hillcrest, Mission Hills, Normal Heights and North Park.   On Nov. 13, doctors and services from the Sharp Rees-Stealy Downtown Fourth Avenue location moved to the beautiful, new 66,365-square-foot medical office building across the street at 300 Fir More Info »