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Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colorado has a new photovoltaic system, and students are on-hand to document the proceedings. The video covers both financing and physics, with Unico’s Adam Knoff, Senior Manager, Sustainable Real Estate & Renewable Energy, tackling the former and Namaste Solar the latter, and was produced by students Jorge Paredes ’18 and […]

Unico Sustainability recently partnered with Rising Sun Solar, Hawaii’s top solar energy provider, to bring a solar installation to The Whaler on Maui’s Kaanapali Beach. The 430 kW project will generate an estimated 12.8 million kW of clean energy over the next 20 years, avoiding the energy equivalent of burning nearly 1 million gallons of gasoline. The Whaler […]

The Unico Sustainability team recently returned from Los Angeles where they joined thousands of fellow sustainability professionals at Greenbuild 2016.  From the expo floor to a wide range of education sessions, the annual event provided opportunities to learn about innovative new technology, share experiences with colleagues, and reflect on the many team successes achieved in the last year. One of the […]

Unico Sustainability has successfully completed the City of Seattle’s Deep Green Pilot Program for Stone34, a Unico-owned and managed- building in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, surpassing the Deep Green Pilot Program’s (DGPP) rigorous sustainability benchmarks to become one of Seattle’s most energy and water-efficient buildings. “Congratulations to all who helped make the Stone34 project a […]

Find out what we’ve been working on over the last year to make this Earth Day the greenest yet.

We’re excited to officially announce that our redevelopment of 1738 Pearl has achieved LEED-Platinum Core & Shell, making it Boulder’s first privately owned LEED-Platinum building. 1738 Pearl is 26 percent more energy efficient than a similarly-sized building–accomplished with the help of the city’s first installation of a SolarWall (an air collector that uses solar energy to preheat air), and […]

Congratulations to the International Living Future Institute (IFLI) and Ecotone Publishing on the release of their new book, The Greenest Building: How the Bullitt Center Changes the Urban Landscape. With projects around the world trying to replicate the lessons from the Bullitt Center, The Greenest Building offers invaluable insight into what it took to make the building […]

  Brett Phillips, our Director of Sustainability, co-authored an op-ed in today’s edition of the Seattle Times. He and Larry Phillips (former chairman of the Metropolitan King County Council) discuss climate change solutions in the wake of COP21, and foresee an unprecedented opportunity for governments, NGOs, and the private sector to collaboratively invest in a clean energy future.

As COP21 comes to a close, Brett Phillips, our Director of Sustainability, reports from Paris, where he took part in the climate negotiations with a presentation on carbon neutrality in the built environment: History and Future Being Made Spirits are high here for a historic climate pact as negotiators work feverishly through details in the final […]

Our Director of Sustainability, Brett Phillips, is on his way to Paris for COP21, the U.N.-led climate talks, to participate in the panel Transforming the Urban Core: private/public partnerships. As the first week of climate negotiations have come to a close, two meaningful announcements were made that could have significant impact on the built environment. On Sunday, Bill […]

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