Archive for the sustainability Category

A New Path: Exploring Alternative Certification for Existing Buildings

A New Path: Exploring Alternative Certification for Existing Buildings

In Fall 2016, more than 5.6 million commercial buildings in the U.S. received their first opportunity for global sustainability performance benchmarking and recognition with BREEAM — the United States’ newest sustainable assessment method.

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Bill Worthen Heading to Mexico City for 2016 C40 Mayors Summit

Bill Worthen Heading to Mexico City for 2016 C40 Mayors Summit

Bill Worthen is flying south. From November 30th to December 2nd, he’ll be in Mexico City for the 6th biennial C40 Mayors Summit event, joining an international group of mayors, urban designers and sustainability leaders to develop and advance urban solutions to climate change.

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Bill Worthen Speaking About Sustainable Hospitality by Design

Bill Worthen Speaking About Sustainable Hospitality by Design

Bill Worthen, founding principal at Urban Fabrick, will be participating in an interactive session about Sustainable Hospitality by Design at the Stay Green Forum 2016 on Wednesday, February 17 from 2-3:30.

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A Biblical Case for Sustainability

A Biblical Case for Sustainability

Much has been said about the business case for sustainability, but rarely do we hear the faith-based case for living a more sustainable life.

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PlaNYC Expands to OneNYC – How Did We Get Here and What’s New?

PlaNYC Expands to OneNYC – How Did We Get Here and What’s New?

Last week New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the release of One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City, or OneNYC, the 332-page update and successor plan to the last PlaNYC release in 2011.

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Wolfgang Werner Joins Urban Fabrick as Principal of NYC Office

Wolfgang Werner Joins Urban Fabrick as Principal of NYC Office

Urban Fabrick is delighted to announce the newest member of our team, Wolfgang Werner, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, USGBC Faculty. Wolfgang is an architect and building sustainability expert with extensive consulting and education experience, who is motivated by the urgency for our generation to respond to the

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Interview about Holistic Sustainability with Bill Worthen

Interview about Holistic Sustainability with Bill Worthen

I have a NEST Thermostat, and I love it! Just because I have a ‘smart’ thermostat does not mean it makes my life any easier or ‘better’ on the home-eco front.

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