Category Archives: Greenbuild 2010 – Chicago

A Greenbuild “thank you”

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Peter Belisle
Energy and Sustainability Services

The last few days have been a shift from the fast pace and high energy of Greenbuild to the family orientation and relaxation of Thanksgiving. This segue seems like a good time to express my gratitude to all the people who stopped by our Social Networking Lounge at Greenbuild, especially the more than… Read More

Who is responsible for sustainability?

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Tina Haubert
Jones Lang LaSalle

Who has the responsiblity for a sustainable environment? That was the question posed at the Executive Roundtable of BOMA. I thought it was a great and complicated question, particularly as it relates to products that we buy. In my opinion, it’s everyone’s responsiblity at the end of the day but it starts with the product developer and extends… Read More

Where LEED is headed – regenerative design

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Janet Milkman
Delaware Valley Green Building Council

Just sat in a session with USGBC LEED developers and Bob Berkebile, among others, to hear about their plans for LEED 2012 and beyond. Very exciting what’s changing in their impact categories – much more positive and forward thinking – such as enhancing human health and improving various environmental categories. They are moving beyond “do no harm” or mitigate the impacts of buildings.… Read More

Hope for the future

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Bob Best
Jones Lang LaSalle

The sheer scope of the sustainability movement and how it is changing the face of the real estate industry is breathtaking.  Just walking around here,  seeing the products and concepts, is inspiring.  I have a renewed faith that creativity, technology and human enterprise are going to prevail in the end and save one of my favorite planets.… Read More

Drawing Air at 10

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Craig Bloomfield
Jones Lang LaSalle

The drawing for the MacBook Air will take place at the Social Networking Lounge at 10 a.m. this morning.  Our blogging stations are still open so if you haven’t entered a post yet, there’s still time to come see us on the main concourse and add your voice to the conversation, and be entered to win.

What a great experience this has been!  Nearly 150 Greenbuild attendees have entered… Read More