Sustainable building

SHARC International announces Piranha T5 Sale for Net Zero Energy development

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:15pm

3200 Bluff Streets large photovoltaic (PV) array is sized to offset 100% of the energy that the buildings will use over the course of a year, designed to achieve the Net Zero Energy (NZE) goal.

Key Points: 
  • 3200 Bluff Streets large photovoltaic (PV) array is sized to offset 100% of the energy that the buildings will use over the course of a year, designed to achieve the Net Zero Energy (NZE) goal.
  • Due to the fact that the buildings are all-electric, they will be both NZE and Net Zero Carbon.
  • The use of a Piranha system is becoming synonymous with Net Zero Energy buildings.
  • Developers will have a difficult time achieving Net Zero Energy building envelopes without addressing the energy that goes down the drain every day, says Lynn Mueller, CEO and Chairman of Sharc International Systems Inc.

Modular Mobilization Coalition for the COVID-19 Crisis Response

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 6:41pm

The Modular Mobilization Coalition is also partnering with Modular Building Institute (MBI), the modular industry association, to mobilize its membership of 100+ factories around the country as needed.

Key Points: 
  • The Modular Mobilization Coalition is also partnering with Modular Building Institute (MBI), the modular industry association, to mobilize its membership of 100+ factories around the country as needed.
  • "The Modular Mobilization Coalition is ready, willing and able to stand up today and support the nation's front-line workers battling this crisis," said Vaughan Buckley, President of Volumetric Building Companies.
  • The established industry of volumetric modular construction consistsof hundreds of factories nationally, with partners inthe MMC coalition growing daily.
  • The current coalition of factories spans the nation from California, Indiana, North Carolina, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania, allowing for immediate local and regional response.

Green Badger simplifies LEED certification with new guide to sustainable building products and materials

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:01am

SAVANNAH, Ga., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Badger , a premier cloud-based LEED certification software solution for the construction industry, has released a new guide to help general contractors earn credits for using sustainable and safe building products and materials.

Key Points: 
  • SAVANNAH, Ga., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Badger , a premier cloud-based LEED certification software solution for the construction industry, has released a new guide to help general contractors earn credits for using sustainable and safe building products and materials.
  • The credits are meant to encourage the selection and use of building materials and products that are safe, sustainable and ethnically produced.
  • "It can be frustrating to have to keep searching for eligible building products and materials to meet the LEED standards," said Tommy Linstroth, founder and CEO of Green Badger.
  • The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), is the most widely-used green building rating system in the world.

Modular Building Institute Rallies Industry to Leverage Greater Efficiency and Production

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:05pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Modular Building Institute (MBI) has taken the lead role in organizing the resources of the modular construction industry to help deliver much-needed medical and housing facilities.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Modular Building Institute (MBI) has taken the lead role in organizing the resources of the modular construction industry to help deliver much-needed medical and housing facilities.
  • MBI formed a COVID-19 task force consisting of manufacturers, contractors, and architects from the United States, Canada, and Europe to help facilitate greater industry collaboration.
  • MBI's new web resources can be found here: http://www.modular.org/HtmlPage.aspx?name=emergency-COVID-19-response
    MBI also serves as an "information clearinghouse" for the modular industry and end users alike.
  • About MBI: Founded in 1983, the Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving modular construction.

Geo/Solar Climate Change Solutions Company Fourth Wave Energy (FWE) Acquired by Pierre Corp.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:59pm

FWE is a geo/solar climate change solutions company founded and managed by a team of leading Colorado and Silicon Valley alternative energy engineers, executives, and financial professionals.

Key Points: 
  • FWE is a geo/solar climate change solutions company founded and managed by a team of leading Colorado and Silicon Valley alternative energy engineers, executives, and financial professionals.
  • The company has applied for a name change to Fourth Wave Energy and for a new stock-trading symbol.
  • Includedin the Fourth Wave Energy co-founders and leadership team are:
    Alex Parrillo is a long-time business advisor and climate activist with experience developing energy-saving infrastructure improvement projects.
  • "Fourth Wave Energy plans to deliver the clean zero energy buildings our future demands by applying rigorous construction standards to key systems and technologies.

VESTA Modular Wins Four Awards (including Best of Show) at Modular Building Institute's “Awards of Distinction” Ceremony

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:22pm

Its an honor for VESTA to be considered among all the great modular projects that were submitted this year, stated Daniel McMurtrie, CEO of VESTA.

Key Points: 
  • Its an honor for VESTA to be considered among all the great modular projects that were submitted this year, stated Daniel McMurtrie, CEO of VESTA.
  • For more information about the work done at Ocean Cay and other projects completed by VESTA Modular, please visit the Project Portfolio page on the VESTA Modular website.
  • VESTA Modular (VESTA) is a leader in modular building sales and leasing - offering turnkey permanent and temporary modular buildings for sale or lease across North America.
  • The Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving the commercial modular construction industry for over thirty-five years.

Whitley Manufacturing Receives Industry Recognition For Recent Modular Office Space Project

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

SOUTH WHITLEY, Ind., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Whitley Manufacturing announces its industry recognition at the Modular Building Institute's 2020 World of Modular convention in Orlando, Florida for its recent temporary modular office space project for Madison Gas and Electric in partnership with Satellite Shelters.

Key Points: 
  • SOUTH WHITLEY, Ind., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Whitley Manufacturing announces its industry recognition at the Modular Building Institute's 2020 World of Modular convention in Orlando, Florida for its recent temporary modular office space project for Madison Gas and Electric in partnership with Satellite Shelters.
  • ft." recognition was received for the outstanding architectural, technical innovation, and cost effectiveness achievements made in constructing the 13,680 sq.
  • The goal of the new building was to provide additional office, conference, and training room space within a small site space.
  • Whitley Manufacturing, headquartered in South Whitley, Indiana, has been at the forefront of modern automated building systems and accelerated construction for nearly 75 years.

Accedian Announces Enhanced Skylight Capabilities, Industry's First Solution to Bring High-definition Active Testing and Passive Packet Analysis into a Unified View

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

This release combines full stack end user experience visibility with deep passive and active network infrastructure insights.

Key Points: 
  • This release combines full stack end user experience visibility with deep passive and active network infrastructure insights.
  • Skylight generates and analyzes huge volumes of active, high-definition network testing data and passive, traffic-based service experience data in real time to provide levels of visibility and flexibility that are not possible or available in a singular solution today.
  • Third party data can also be added to augment Skylight sensor analysis and insights.
  • Cloud native and orchestrated, Skylight is the complete user experience and network optimization system enterprises need today.

North American Spray Foam Insulation Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 6% During the Period, 2019-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 2:44pm

The future of the North American spray foam insulation market looks promising with opportunities in the residential, commercial, and others.

Key Points: 
  • The future of the North American spray foam insulation market looks promising with opportunities in the residential, commercial, and others.
  • The North American spray foam insulation market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6% from 2019 to 2024.
  • Some of the features of North American Spray Foam Insulation Market: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis Include:
    Market size estimates: North American spray foam insulation market size estimation in terms of value ($M) and volume (M lbs) shipment.
  • Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different application, product type, and end use for North American spray foam insulation market.

North America Spray Foam Insulation Market Trends Report, 2013-2020

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 4:45pm

The North American spray foam insulation market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6% from 2019 to 2024.

Key Points: 
  • The North American spray foam insulation market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6% from 2019 to 2024.
  • The future of the North American spray foam insulation market looks promising with opportunities in the residential, commercial, and others.
  • The study includes trends and forecasts for the North American spray foam insulation market by application, product type, end use, and countries.
  • Growth opportunities: Analysis on growth opportunities in different application, product type, and end use for North American spray foam insulation market.