Tag Archives: Building Automation

LEED Green Building Rating Systems

Demand for LEED Certified buildings continues to grow, as building owners and tenants seek to experience the financial and environmental benefits that green buildings offer. For those seeking LEED certification for their building, the first step is choosing which LEED Green Building Rating Systems qualifications you will be meeting. The U.S. Green Building Council, which administers […]

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How to LEED Certify a Miami Building Project

Everyone seems to be discussing LEED Certification these days. You probably have some familiarity with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification and the benefits it offers: higher rental asking prices, reduced health and security risks, lower operating costs, decreased environmental impact, and the cachet of “green magic,” that sets buildings apart and makes […]

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600 Brickell First LEED Platinum-Certified Building in South Florida

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum certification to developer Foram Group for their building at Brickell World Plaza, making 600 Brickell the First LEED Platinum-Certified Building in South Florida. The 600,000-square-foot 40-story building sets a new international standard for sustainability and connectivity in office development. Designed by […]

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Building Automation and Controls Market Expected to Reach $49.5 Billion by 2018

A new industry report predicts the global building automation and controls market will grow at a double-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2013 to 2018, ultimately reaching $49.5 billion by 2018. The report, revealing the results of market research company Markets and Markets’ exhaustive study of the entire market of building automation and controls […]

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House Caucus Promotes Federal Energy Management

A new caucus in the House is striving to make the federal government more energy efficient by promoting federal energy management. Reps. Gardner and Welch head up the recently launched Bipartisan Energy Savings Performance Caucus, which will focus on “pushing for policies that reduce energy costs, cut pollution, and create jobs,” according to a joint […]

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