Posted on December 19, 2012
Earlier this year, Castle Square Apartments in Boston completed a deep energy retrofit after a complex renovation process that lasted two years. A deep energy retrofit is...
Posted on December 18, 2012
The Northwest of the U.S. boasts some impressive sustainable building design accomplishments, but it has not incorporated adequate seismic resilience into green standards and...
Posted on December 13, 2012
We just finished work on an excellent article on "8 Trends Shaping Today's Senior Housing," which you'll see in the January 2013 issue. It occurred to me that, while not all...
Posted on December 11, 2012
Developers interested in acquiring and renovating the 2.4 million sf J. Edgar Hoover FBI building in Washington, D.C., can propose a property trade with the General Services...
Posted on December 11, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a set of guidelines to help states establish and maintain environmental health programs for schools. Part of EPA’s...
Posted on December 09, 2012
Who’s the most important person in your firm? The biggest stockholder? The tree-shaker who brings in the biggest contracts? The top designer, engineer, or construction...
Posted on December 06, 2012
The very first lavatory unit designed to provide a sink, soap, faucet, and dual-sided hand dryer in one high-tech unit is now available to building owners. Designed for...
Posted on December 05, 2012
California voters last month passed Proposition 39, a measure that devotes $550 million a year until 2018, a total of $2.75 billion, to fund green-improvement projects at...
Posted on December 05, 2012
Damage from Hurricane Sandy has New York City officials and real estate developers reviewing building codes. As they ponder a devastated landscape from the South Street...
Posted on December 03, 2012
We don't push books much in BD+C, but I just received one that I do want to recommend to any Building Teams working on net-zero buildings (NZ energy, water, stormwater,...