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August 11, 2010

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) fell by 3.2 percent between November and December of 2000, after declining by a cumulative 7.3 percent over the previous four months. With a December 2000 CCI reading of...

August 11, 2010

Redesigned glass-block windows offer simple installation with a preassembled vinyl frame that weighs 20 percent less than the company's original glass-block window line. The use of silicon bonding between the blocks provides an...

August 11, 2010

With amenities like an eco garden, externally vented kitchens, highly efficient floor plans, and a 4,000-sf vegetated roof, the 937 Condominiums development in Portland, Ore.'s Pearl District is on pace to achieve...

August 11, 2010

Audit finds waste by DOE in 'green' government building projects. An audit of a program run by the U.S. Department of Energy that pays private contractors to make older government buildings more...

August 11, 2010

Last year, the talk at A/E/C Systems was how Internet startups were going to revolutionize the industry. Although some survived, others bit the dust, with far too many promising technologies and services for which...

August 11, 2010

As U.S. Green Building Council president and CEO Rick Fedrizzi delivered his opening remarks at the fifth annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, November 15-17, in Denver, he talked repeatedly about...

August 11, 2010

The W Dallas Victory Hotel and Residences will serve as the centerpiece of the 72-acre Victory master planned development when the 251-room, 33-story hotel (with 61 residential units) opens next month. A second tower...

August 11, 2010

The gopher is a critter known for its skill at digging holes. Holding to the tradition of its mascot-the Golden Gopher-the University of Minnesota applied an underground construction technique developed on campus to create...

August 11, 2010