Family-Owned Hotel in Santa Monica Shoots for LEED Platinum Certification

Hotels and tourism businesses worldwide have been keen to capitalize on travelers’ growing "eco-consciousness." Besides the potential boost in revenue from “green” marketing, ecologically sensitive and energy efficient design, building…

Shore Hotel Aims for Platinum LEED certification with GCN Power Saving Technology

GreenStation™, an intelligent energy storage system, combines historical energy use patterns with real-time weather data to predict demand and store and discharge energy accordingly. The system's installation will further showcase the Hotel's…

Why Green Buildings Are Under Attack

Buildings account for 40% of America’s energy use. With increased awareness of climate change, one would think that green buildings would be getting renewed support. Instead, the main proponent of green buildings, the U.S. Green Building Council…

More proof energy storage is turning the corner (commercial buildings are on board)

The tipping point for energy storage appears to be rapidly approaching. Just as the cost of large batteries is dropping, financial incentives are rising. New York is offering $1,500 per stored kilowatt of capacity (plus an additional $800 if…