TAG: Green Building Initiative

People on the Move: Shilan steps down from NJLCA; New hires and promotion at Unique Lighting, Toro, Davey and more

January 25, 2017By

Jody Shilan is stepping down as executive director of the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association (NJLCA) to “focus his energies working as an industry consultant, speaker and writer on a full-time basis,” according to a press release. Shilan, an LM Editorial Advisory Board member who writes a membership-based website FromDesign2Build.com, says that under his direction the organization became “a more professional, more social... read more

Sustainability standards faceoff

March 12, 2015By

We compare and contrast how the LEED and Green Globes rating systems for green buildings allocate points for irrigation and water efficiency. With the General Services Administration recognizing both the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) and Green Globes programs as credible standards for green buildings, we examine the similarities and differences between the rating systems in terms of... read more