What’s new in LEEDv4.1?

The US Green Building Council is continuing to grow its presence in different areas of sustainability, the international market, and improve the dynamics of sustainability tracking for existing buildings. With the majority of focus on LEEDv4 in the New Construction arena, and the longer than usual timeline for adoption of

By | 2018-05-18T11:40:17+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Environmental Quality, USGBC|Comments Off on What’s new in LEEDv4.1?

Healthy Buildings Opens New Office in Northern California

Healthy Buildings is proud to announce the opening of our fifth office in the US, serving northern California and beyond.  Located in Oakland CA, our experienced and dedicated staff have relocated from other Healthy Buildings offices around the nation to ensure seasoned professionals are on hand to offer our full range of indoor

By | 2017-08-08T18:36:06+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|Blog, Commercial Real Estate, Environmental Quality, News & Announcements, Sustainability, USGBC|Comments Off on Healthy Buildings Opens New Office in Northern California

Two California Plaza Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

Ocean West Management Services is a full-service real estate company that owns, acquires, develops and manages office, retail and multi-family properties throughout the United States. The project building, Two California Plaza, is one of two iconic skyline buildings in the beautiful California Plaza located on the historical Bunker Hill in Los Angeles. Two California Plaza

By | 2017-08-08T18:36:07+00:00 December 13th, 2013|Blog, Case Studies, Commercial Real Estate, Environmental Quality, News & Announcements, Recent Projects, Sustainability, USGBC|Comments Off on Two California Plaza Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

We’re Hiring – Client Services Manager / Technical Editor

There are currently two positions open immediately with Healthy Buildings! Both positions are reserved for a Client Services Manager / Technical Editor at both our Lake Forest, CA and Fairfax, VA offices. Job description Healthy Buildings is looking for a Client Services Manager/Technical Editor to work out of our Lake Forest, California and Fairfax, Virginia

By | 2017-08-08T18:36:08+00:00 November 20th, 2013|Blog, Commercial Real Estate, Environmental Quality, News & Announcements, Sustainability, USGBC|Comments Off on We’re Hiring – Client Services Manager / Technical Editor

Watt Plaza Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

Watt Plaza Achieves LEED Platinum Certification Watt Plaza raised the bar in commercial real estate this year with their achievement of LEED Platinum Certification for Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance. This recertification project is a case study for how commitment to sustainability and ongoing improvements to building operations pays off and has a huge impact

By | 2017-08-08T18:36:08+00:00 October 23rd, 2013|Blog, News & Announcements, Sustainability, USGBC|Comments Off on Watt Plaza Achieves LEED Platinum Certification

2013 Green Apple Day of Service

2013 Green Apple Day of Service As a company, it is our purpose to make buildings more valuable. Although we spend thousands of hours in corporate offices, manufacturing facilities, hospitals and many other commercial spaces, creating a healthy and efficient learning environment for future generations is something that we are very passionate about. After books,

By | 2017-08-08T18:36:08+00:00 September 28th, 2013|Blog, News & Announcements, Sustainability, USGBC|Comments Off on 2013 Green Apple Day of Service

LEED v4 – A Healthy Update

Recently, the USGBC offered a series of educational webinars about the latest developments regarding LEED v4.  The USGBC is still looking for projects to participate in the v4 BETA program.  If you are interested in registering a project with the v4 BETA program, you may do so until Greenbuild in November.  Some perks in participating

By | 2017-08-08T18:36:10+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Blog, Commercial Real Estate, Environmental Quality, Sustainability, USGBC|Comments Off on LEED v4 – A Healthy Update

How Efficient is Your Vehicle? LEED and the ACEEE

As one explores the USGBC and the various LEED rating systems, a realization occurs that without third-party programs, certifications, policies and verification...there would be no LEED as we know it today. These third-party programs help develop the framework that supports LEED on a universal scale. One instance of this is found with the accepted green cleaning products,

By | 2017-08-08T18:36:11+00:00 March 27th, 2013|Blog, Environmental Quality, Sustainability, USGBC|Comments Off on How Efficient is Your Vehicle? LEED and the ACEEE

USGBC-OC Kicks off the New Year

2013 Davis Magnet Greenovation and Vendor Faire - Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach CA Healthy Buildings attended the wonderful USGBC Orange County 2013 Kickoff Event at the Environmental Nature Center. Good food and healthy conversations started the night off with great energy as the attendees mingled about viewing the different vendor stands and discussing their life experiences. The

By | 2017-08-08T18:36:18+00:00 February 6th, 2013|Blog, Environmental Quality, Sustainability, USGBC|1 Comment