NBI’s April Newsletter

News includes: list shows a doubling of ZNE projects, cities getting help to prioritize energy upgrades, lighting demand for indoor agriculture increasing, commemorating Earth Day, zero energy schools and training.

Where we’ll be in April

The U.S Green Building Council Los Angeles Chapter (USGBC-LA) Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo will take place on April 20 and is the longest running annual green building event in Southern CA. Ralph DiNola, CEO, and Webly Bowles, Project...

The Winding Path to Net Zero

As environmentally friendly features become a mainstay of commercial property, learn what it takes to excel at selling and leasing green space in this article by Realtor Magazine. Cathy Higgins, Research Director, was interviewed for the article. “Cities are very...

Moving faster toward zero net energy

In 2017, USGBC is setting our expectations to zero—zero net energy. According to a report released last quarter by the New Buildings Institute (NBI), there are currently 332 buildings that have been either verified as or are on their way...

California Dreamin’ to ZNE Reality in the Golden State

Ralph DiNola, CEO, was moderator for the presentation “California Dreamin’ to ZNE Reality in the Golden State” with Andrew McAllister, California Energy Commission; Peter Turnbull, Pacific Gas & Electric Company and Kevin Bates, Sharp Development Company at GreenBuild 2016. In...