green building

Steelscape introduces new website

Steelscape Inc. launched its new and improved external website — www.steelscape.com. Steelscape’s new website contains several enhancements including a wealth of new information…right at your fingertips. At www.steelscape.com, you’ll see the following upgrades… New look and feel Easier to use menus New menus for topics such as Sustainability Added data within...

Steelscape introduces Sustainability Technical Bulletin on green building programs

Steelscape Inc. has made a long-term commitment to continually improve its environmental footprint and the sustainability of its products and services. In support of this company-wide commitment, Steelscape has developed “Sustainability Technical Bulletins” relating to sustainability issues that directly or indirectly impact the steel value chain. The goal of these Sustainability...

10,000th LEED building certified

The U.S. Green Building Council announced the Green Building Certification Institute has certified the 10,000th LEED commercial project. Created in 2000, the LEED green building program has become a global symbol of sustainable building certifying more than 1.4 million square feet of new and existing buildings every day. “Business leaders around...

LEED 2012 public comment now open

USGBC has opened the second public comment period for the proposed 2012 update to its LEED green building rating system. The comment period, which will close on September 14, 2011, is the next step in the continuous improvement process and on-going development of the LEED program. Updated LEED rating system drafts...