Building a Better Future: The Importance of WELL Building 

By ID360

At its core, WELL Building revolves around the notion that our built environments profoundly impact our health and well-being. It goes beyond conventional sustainability frameworks by prioritizing human-centric design and operation principles. Spearheaded by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), the WELL Building Standard sets rigorous benchmarks across ten categories, encompassing aspects like air quality, […]

ID360 Announces the Promotion of Michelle Mann to Project Manager

By ID360

San Jose, CA, June 13, 2024. ID360, a leading sustainability consulting company, announced today the promotion of Michelle Mann to Project Manager. Mann previously served as an Associate for the female-founded ID360, working with sustainable policy, programs and third-party green building rating systems to support public and private sector clients. In her new role, Mann […]

ID360 Announces the Promotion of Leila Silver to Associate Principal

By ID360

San Jose, CA, June 04, 2024. ID360, a leading sustainability consulting company, announced today the promotion of Leila Silver to Associate Principal of our Sustainable Buildings and Communities team.  Silver takes on this new role while maintaining her role as Sustainable Policy and Programs Manager for the female-founded, San Jose-based ID360. Silver’s expanded role positions […]

Building Safety Month: Promoting Safe and Sustainable Structures and Communities

By ID360

Each May we celebrate Building Safety Month to raise awareness about the critical role of building codes in ensuring safe structures around the country. Building Safety Month is an opportunity to educate individuals, communities, and industry professionals on the importance of adhering to building codes.  As the construction industry evolves and environmental challenges mount, the […]

CALGreen Mid-Cycle Code Implementation is Coming. Are you ready?

By ID360

We answer your top questions The regulations in the 2022 CALGreen Code Supplement become effective July 1. For many, this is a frightening reality check. We are just months away from major changes to the way municipalities, architects, and construction managers approach the built environment in California. At ID360 we are committed to navigating these […]

ID360 Announces Support for City of El Cerrito’s Solar App Plus Program

By ID360

Menlo Park, CA April 02, 2024. ID360, a leading sustainability consulting company, announced today support for the Solar App Plus program for the City of El Cerrito.  The goal of this work is to provide technical support to the City of El Cerrito’s Solar App Plus program implementation. The top priority is to ensure the […]

Navigating the Changing Landscape of California EV

By ID360

Introduction As we gear up for the California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen) update set to take effect on July 1, 2024, the spotlight is on electric vehicle (EV) requirements and the subsequent changes in EV infrastructure. At the forefront of this transformation is ID360, an industry leader in sustainable building practices. In this blog, […]

Green Building Leadership: Celebrating Industry Partners and Advancements

By ID360

As we navigate the complexities of the modern built environment, crucial organizations lead the charge in shaping the future of green building. In this blog, we delve into the significant contributions of key industry players such as the International Code Council (ICC), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the United States Green Building Council […]

ID360 Principal and Founder Appointed President of Leading Code Council 

By ID360

San Jose, CA, January 23, 2024. ID360, a leading sustainability consulting company, announced today that their Principal and Founder, Melanie Jacobson, has been appointed President of the International Code Council’s (ICC) Peninsula Chapter.  The International Code Council is a non-governmental organization that develops model-building codes and standards through an open, consensus process. Membership in the […]

Navigating the Green Horizon: Trends and Forecasts for Sustainable Design in 2024

By ID360

2023 was a momentous year for decarbonization and sustainable design from the release of the White House’s definition of NetZero to monumental commitments at COP28. What will 2024 bring? We dive into our predictions and top industry trends to watch.  What Follows A National Definition of Net Zero? When the Biden Administration announced a forthcoming […]

2023 Reflections: Advancements in Sustainable Design and Carbon Reduction

By ID360

Introduction 2023 was a big year for sustainable design and carbon reduction in the construction industry. As leaders in sustainability, we wanted to take a look at some of the sustainable initiatives that are helping reshape the industry’s approach to environmental consciousness and responsible design. NetZero Redefined: Insights from the White House 2023 witnessed a […]

A National Definition of Zero-Emission Building  

By ID360

In a significant move to address the climate crisis, the Biden administration is taking a proactive approach to define “zero-emission” buildings. This newly established national standard aims to tackle one of the most substantial contributors to climate change in the United States: buildings. Though it’s not legally binding, this definition has the potential to help […]