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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 05, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. AstraZeneca opened its Gaithersburg, Maryland, campus -- one of its global strategic R&D centers...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 05, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. Volvo Group North America gave a tour highlighting their production facility in Hagerstown, Maryland...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 02, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. Daniel White of Washington, D.C.'s Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE), and Jeff Lesk,...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 02, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. Better Buildings Data Center partners Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR) and Iron Mountain...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 01, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. The Unisphere is the country’s largest net-zero energy commercial building at 210,000 square feet,...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 01, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. Discovery Elementary School, one of 23 elementary schools in Virginia’s Arlington Public School...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 31, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. In November 2018, Amazon announced the selection of JBG SMITH as its partner to house and develop a...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 31, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. Attendees for the tour of The Pearl, The Tower Companies’ new multifamily property in Silver Spring...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 30, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. MGM National Harbor is a 3-million-square-foot, LEED Gold-certified waterfront resort destination in...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 30, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. NHT Communities hosted 2019 Better Buildings Summit attendees for a tour of its Southwest D.C....
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 29, 2019
On July 9, D.C.-area properties opened their doors to 2019 Summit attendees to showcase their stand-out energy, water, and renewable efficiency measures. Below are highlights from one of the tours. The Architect of the Capitol (AoC) – the federal agency responsible for the maintenance, operation...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 23, 2019
For part 1 of the highlights from the 2019 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit, click here. Thursday, July 11 Day 2 of the 2019 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit began with a full block of sessions, and even with the 9 A.M. start the discussions were energetic and the rooms were packed! In...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 22, 2019
This year nearly 650 industry professionals gathered for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit in Arlington, Virginia, just across the Potomac from Washington, D.C. Each year attendees – from the C-Suite to energy managers to facilities operations teams –...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 15, 2019
The 2019 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit was a great success, and we couldn't have done it without all of you! We are delighted you came; your willingness to share your perspective, experience, and solutions was critical to the success of the Summit. We hope you left with new ideas,...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 11, 2019
In 2018 the D.C. Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) launched the nation’s first multifamily housing resilience assessment tool to support preservation of the District’s affordable housing stock. DOEE provided funding to develop the tool and run pilot resilience audits to a partnership led...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on May 15, 2019
We’re only two months away from the 2019 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit, and we’re looking forward to exploring emerging technologies and sharing innovative strategies in energy and water efficiency. Favorites like Ask-an-Expert and Building Tours are back, plus we’ve added more...