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+ Extra Credit

The latest LEED points drive creativity in the way we approach new projects.

+ Tomorrow’s Technology Today

Innovators are creating information technology solutions that have the potential to push green building to another level.

+ Built to Last

Passive survivability is the new buzz phrase and the future of sustainability.

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Floating City, 707 Broadway

EMMES Realty Services commissioning of local artist Chris Konecki’s 65-foot high murals at the 707 Broadway iconic building brings modern urban style to the east side of downtown with artwork embodying innovation and technology. The 707 building caters to innovation-based companies, and has been recognized for unveiling the largest concentration of Electric Vehicle Charging stations (EVCs) in downtown San Diego.

Courtesy EMMES Realty Services

LEED impact categories

+ community

USGBC’s Learning Lab equips educators with the resources needed to shape environmentally literate students.

+ ecosystems

The Surfrider Foundation broadens its efforts to protect ocean waters by including residential landscape management.

+ green economy

ARPA-E: The energy industry’s accelerator.

departments

+ LEED ON

Letter from Shervin Pishevar
Co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One
The Future Is Now

+ community

Allison Cunningham is recognized as a
Legendary Leader Volunteer at USGBC’s Convergence.

+ advocacy

The CoStar Group offers easy access to information on energy efficiency for its investors, owners, and tenants.

+ local pulse

Q & A with Dagmar Epsten CEO of Epsten Group, Inc.

JulyAugust-2016

Floating City, Mural by Chris Konecki