13 results for “passive house”
Office N Illinois

Doing WELL at 500 feet

| Tim Zelazny, WELL AP, LEED AP BD+C, AIA, CPHC, BECxP

In June 2019, 151 North Franklin became the nation’s first WELL-certified Core & Shell v1 Gold high-rise. Unlike LEED which focuses on reducing a building’s environmental footprint, WELL takes a hard look at improving occupant health and wellness with continued, verified performance. As stewards of their indoor and outdoor environment, 151 …

CRE N Illinois

Wight & Company completes net zero recreation center in Plainfield

Chicago-based integrated design and delivery firm Wight & Company has completed the Prairie Activity and Recreation Center (PARC) for the Plainfield Park District. Designed as a net zero facility, the 37,000-square-foot building in southwest suburban Plainfield, Illinois is projected to be the first building of its kind to achieve the Passi…

Office N Illinois

Passive house, massive scale

| Matt Baker

Building commercial properties with sustainability in mind has the capacity to drastically improve a city’s carbon footprint and mitigate the effects of climate change. One of the strongest green building standards around is Passive House; marrying that with commercial construction can lead to epic results.

CRE p Tennessee

Crowdfunding company Realty Mogul likes what it sees in Kansas, Tennessee

| Dan Rafter

Not too many commercial real estate companies can say they've been featured in TechCrunch, the techhiest of all tech Web sites. But Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Realty Mogul has, thanks to its unique idea of allowing investors to pool their money online to buy shares of pre-vetted commercial real estate investments. The founders of Realty Mo…