49 Sustainability Organizations For Architects Around the World

News / November 18, 2022

Published by Architizer: At this point, every practicing architect should know that the design and construction industry accounts for over 40% of global carbon emissions. Over the past few decades, as awareness about how the industry is helping to fuel...

FACT SHEET: Progress on Biden-⁠Harris Action Plan for Building Better School Infrastructure

News / October 26, 2022

Published by the White House: Today, Vice President Harris will provide a six-month progress report on the Biden-⁠Harris Action Plan for Building Better School Infrastructure, outlining a series of actions from across the Administration to upgrade our public schools with healthy,...

Agora Theatre redevelopment project wins energy-efficiency financing

News / October 19, 2022

Published by Cleveland Business Journal: A $15.5 million redevelopment project at the historic Agora Theatre and Ballroom complex in Cleveland’s MidTown neighborhood has qualified for a new type of low-interest financing based on its future energy efficiency. “This is a...

$15.5 million renovation underway for Agora Theater complex

News / October 19, 2022

Published by ABC News 5 Cleveland: Nearly 50 market-rate apartments as well as renovated office and restaurant spaces are expected at the Agora Theater complex, thanks in part to recently secured financing for the more than $15 million project. Shawn...

Cleveland’s Agora Complex becomes the first project in the nation to access CIRRUS Low Carbon financing

News / October 19, 2022

Renew Partners leverages the low cost of capital financing to lower the carbon footprint of the iconic building in Cleveland’s Midtown neighborhood     CLEVELAND [Oct. 19, 2022] — A Cleveland building most well-known for hosting the likes of The Ramones and...

Embodied Carbon: Deeper Decarbonization of the Built Environment

Webinar / December 13, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) allocates billions of dollars toward low-embodied carbon material procurement, documentation, and labeling as new policies seek low-carbon solutions. As materials and construction account for 11% of global carbon emissions, the building community must reduce this…

Will the Inflation Reduction Act Accelerate Decarbonization Within the Real Estate Industry?

News / September 9, 2022

Published by Propmodo: Buried within the 730-page Inflation Reduction Act that Congress recently passed is a dizzying array of proposals that directly and indirectly impact the commercial real estate sector. It also includes corporate tax reform, a huge expansion of...

It’s About Progress, Not Perfection, in Real Estate Net-Zero Pledges

News / August 26, 2022

Published by Propmodo: The term “net-zero” is everywhere, including in the real estate industry. It’s hard to avoid, even if people may not know how to define it. Solemn “net-zero by 2050” oaths have filled newsfeeds and become a call...

How can schools help climate change?

News / August 22, 2022

Published by Market Business News: Schools play a major part to play in diminishing emanations of unsafe ozone depleting substances that cause an over-burden of carbon dioxide. Learn Now is environmentally friendly. The country’s schools yearly produce as much carbon...

Getting to Zero Buildings Database

Online Tool / July 22, 2022

NBI works to identify, research, analyze, and promote commercial and multifamily buildings that are leaders in low and zero energy. We maintain the most comprehensive list of zero energy (ZE) commercial and multifamily buildings across North America. This interactive tool…