HEI Hotels Named 2011 ENERGY STAR Partner of The Year

HEI Hotels & Resorts recently announced that the EPA has named the hospitality investment firm 2011 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. This is its second consecutive year winning the award for energy management and reductions of greenhouse gas emitions. Gary Mendell, HEI’s chairman and chief executive officer, explained, “Not only do we believe that

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CB Richard Ellis Group Receives Top Energy Star Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. with the 2011 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award for its strong commitment to energy efficiency.  On April 12, 2011, the EPA will hold a ceremony and present CBRE with the award. CBRE’s participation in the ENERGY STAR program is a large part of

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KB Introduces Energy Performance Guide

KB Home now has a rating system to help prospective home buyers calculate their ongoing energy costs. The new system is called EPG (Energy Performance Guide) and will be posted in all new KB model homes according to their news this week.

Green Building in O.C. to Expand in 2011

The Orange County Chapter of the US Green Building Council announces several new programs for 2011. An upcoming event featuring top green building experts is scheduled for the Business Expo Center in Anaheim. The USGBC invites all interested parties to attend this year’s kick off toward a new green building horizon.

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