Posts Tagged ‘Green building’

Code Green

Three days after joining 57 other cities in a worldwide climate change-fighting club, D.C. has taken a major step in reducing its environmental footprint, releasing eco-friendly new building codes.
According to a press release from the mayor's office, the city's first Green Construction Code will apply to all commercial projects over 10,000 square feet and to [...]

Green Building Center Takes Never-Before-Leased Space at Nats Park

On the 1st Street side of Nationals Stadium, there's a long bank of storefronts that have never been occupied—perhaps because nobody's around to shop there except on game days, when everybody is inside the ballpark anyway. If things go as planned, it should become a draw to the area in itself, as a 12,000-square-foot center [...]

22,000 Green Jobs Currently…And 24,000 More Coming In 2009

Most current jobs are in architecture, engineering and construction, according to the Washington Business Journal.