18 August, 2022
Energy Modeling as a Design Assist Tool
When it comes to designing new builds or renovations, energy planning is a real challenge — and is often deprioritized in the early design stages,...
green building certification
11 August, 2022
Electrification 101--Part 2
The push to decarbonize buildings falls into the category of tactics toward the outcome of electrification. Since 39% of greenhouse gas (GHG)...
04 August, 2022
According to the Department of Energy, 39% of U.S. fossil-fuel emissions come from residential and commercial buildings. Most of this energy is used...
28 July, 2022
It's Not Sustainable If It's Not For All
The availability of housing, and more specifically affordable housing, represents one of the most fundamental and significant challenges currently...
21 July, 2022
Art in the Workplace
Research shows that people perform better when there is art in the workplace – or classroom. It makes people happier and healthier – and 32% more...
Guest Writer, Christy Gray
14 July, 2022
Litigation, Not Regulation, Will Drive ESG Progress
In previous blogs, we’ve discussed the importance of businesses taking the time to evaluate how ESG can help spur growth. In this week’s blog, we...
Guest Writer, Richik Sarkar
07 July, 2022
Emerald Gives: Our 2023 Giving Initiative
Annually, the Emerald team conducts a nationwide search for one U.S.-based, non-profit organization to support in seeking a sustainable building...
30 June, 2022
Celebrating America Sustainably
The 4th of July is a uniquely American holiday. Most Americans celebrate with get-togethers, cookouts, swimming, and other outdoor activities. At...
23 June, 2022
Business As a Force For Good
Gandhi said, “Be the change you want to see in the world.” Perhaps more than ever, business leaders see their organizations as agents for change —...
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