When California’s Governor vows to (1) increase electricity derived from renewable sources from one-third to 50 percent, (2) reduce vehicles’ petroleum use by up to 50 percent, and (3) double the efficiency of existing buildings while making heating fuels cleaner, it’s a big deal.
In recognition of the importance of sustainable parking facilities and practices to the development of sustainable communities, the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), the certification body for the U.S. Green Building Council’s global LEED® green building rating system, today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Parking Institute (IPI) and the Green Parking Council (GPC).
Doing more with less: High-Performance Lighting Frees Up Capacity for EV Charging, Improves Lighting and Pays for Itself
We open the door for out-of-the-box solutions by seeing all the opportunities inherent in a parking facility.
See how GPC, AECOM, Nissan and Lanier Parking explored the nexus of high-performance parking facilities, new mobility technology and design to lower congestion, reduce emissions, and ramp up neighborhood-scale sustainability.
It was a pretty audacious idea. Certifying green buildings? Who cares about that? And even if people care about it, who’s going to be willing to pay for it?
That was the response that David Gottfried received back in 1992 when the founder of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) was just starting out.
At the IPI Show in June, GPC and IPI collaborated on a live demonstration of sustainable technologies in a parking garage that was onsite at the host property, the Gaylord Texan. I was excited about this as a volunteer and an individual who is passionate…
A bipartisan group of business and political leaders releases a report that says the United States faces billions of dollars in economic losses due to global warming. Check out what Hank Paulson, Mike Bloomberg, Tom Steyer and others have to say.
Built through the collaboration of over 200 professionals from the parking, real estate, technology and sustainability worlds, Green Garage Certification encourages the adoption of emerging smart parking and intelligent transportation tools.