More and more professional sports organizations in North America are making significant adjustments to their respective stadiums and facilities, as the cost benefits of energy efficient installations are beginning to motivate these teams to green their operations.
Though many companies look to make quite a splash when opening their corporate headquarters, one Canadian firm sought to stick to its business model when constructing the new home to its main offices.
The use of energy efficient products and technology is not just something that is reserved for small homes and residential structures, as larger buildings and major complexes can also benefit from the use of green and sustainable design.
A company that is based in Falmouth, Maine is trying to set an example in the state by installing electric car-charging stations on the highways in the northern part of New England.
Many winter lodges and residences rely on the use of radiant heating systems to provide maximum comfort to both homeowners and potential guests, and the further north one goes, the more they might see of this practice.
Two major academic institutions in British Columbia, Canada, have been recognized for their sustainable design and construction.
The modern business climate has made the adoption of green buildings all the more important to companies, as tenants want to operate in clean and cost-efficient space and many organizations want to appease the public concern by maintaining environmental practices.
Though one Utah ranch has all of the modern fixtures that money can buy, part of the appeal of the residences that are contained within this property is the expansive views that they provide to owners and their guests.
The YMCA of Greater Nashua in New Hampshire recently underwent a significant renovation project to increase the energy efficiency of the structure, and the installation was so effective that it led National Grid Gas to award the organization with a $117,000 energy rebate.
The adoption of energy efficient technology and sustainable buildings is often one that the government struggles with, as convincing the public to spend a little more on upfront costs is often a challenge.