The next time you walk around your community, look up! On the rooftops of buildings all around us, you’ll see idle power plants – potential sites for rooftop solar installations – just waiting to be activated in the fight against climate change.
Achieving LEED certification is easier with solar energy
The number of net-zero energy buildings — buildings that use renewable energy technology to help meet 100 percent of their energy needs — doubled between 2012 and 2014 in the United States, according to the New Buildings Institute, and this trend is expected to continue.
New Parkland Hospital is currently the largest healthcare construction project in the nation. Construction of this 1.9 million-square-foot, LEED Silver hospital will take more than six million man-hours, and at peak will employ 2,000 workers on site. Designed for a 50+ year life span, the hospital reflects some of the most innovative practices in planning, design and construction today.