Archive | January, 2010

A Transformational Conference in NYC, Part 2

Posted By: Lauralee Martin LEED AP Global Chief Financial Officer In my previous post, I talked about “Sustainable City Finance,” an event hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences and UrbanAge (and sponsored by Jones Lang LaSalle) on January 7.  For this follow-up, I saved a couple of interesting case studies that struck me […]

A Transformational Conference in NYC, Part 1

Posted By: Lauralee Martin LEED AP Global Chief Financial Officer The “Sustainable City Finance” event January 7  by the New York Academy of Sciences and UrbanAge was a different kind of sustainability conference. Rather than trying to drive awareness or raise alarms about current and future disasters, speakers focused on action steps to benefit from […]

Stairwells – Saving energy one step at a time

Posted By: Hal Brownstone LEED AP/Green Light United States Property Management Services Commercial buildings stairwells must be fully lit at all times, so they can be safely used in emergencies.  It’s a good building code idea, but maybe there’s a better solution that uses less energy.  In northern California, one of our managed buildings worked with […]

Greening in the New Year

Posted by: Dan Probst Global Lead United States Energy and Sustainability Services The folks over at Greenbiz.com asked me the one thing I’m most excited about in 2010, and it was tough choosing just one thing. Since this forum gives me a freer hand, I’d like to list my top 10 green reasons for looking […]