The Americas

Canada commits to renewables and retrofits

While the Australian government continues to attack renewable energy and talk up the life of coal and gas, much to the horror of progressive nations around the world, the Canadian…

BREEAM swims into the US market

In brief: The US Green Building Council’s LEED tool may have some stiff competition, with the UK’s main building sustainability rating, BREEAM, officially launching in the US with the release…

Car space slashed at GE’s new US headquarters

General Electric’s new corporate headquarters in Boston in the US has only 30 parking spaces for about 800 staff among a raft of sustainability achievements.