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October 24,2014

A San Francisco city councilor will propose a new regulation that could soon mandate solar panels on most new construction in the city and on many...

October 24,2014

The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, which focuses on enhancing people’s health and well...

The building’s design was made possible by Seattle’s Deep Green Pilot Program th
October 24,2014

The Bullitt Center in Seattle, which some say is the world's most efficient office building is not only influencing how other structures are built...

Photo: Lance Cpl. Casey Jones, United States Marine Corps via Wikimedia Commons
October 16,2014

Among the challenges the armed forces may face is rising sea levels that could put Navy docks and other installations under water in places like...

The Kennedy-Warren Apartment Building in Washington, D.C. Photo: Wikimedia Commo
October 16,2014

The least energy efficient multifamily property may be spending $165,000 more in annual energy costs than a similar property operating the most...

Byron G. Rogers U.S. Courthouse, Denver. Photo: courtesy GSA
October 16,2014

LEED Silver may be used, and in some instances, the Green Globes program may be substituted, according to a new regulation by the U.S. Department...

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October 16,2014

New York City’s plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 includes tripling the amount of solar power generated from city-owned...

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October 15,2014

The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Labour announced that they will start using drones to help inspectors record when construction sites are...

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October 09,2014

Under the updated law, the Department of General Services and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation may use design-build on projects in...

Rendering: NYC Department of City Planning
October 09,2014

Part of the city’s response to widespread flooding as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the manual offers retrofitting strategies that will enable...