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April 10,2014

Starting in June, California’s latest version of its Title 24 building code kicks in, requiring several systems come with demand response...

April 04,2014

The Green Building Initiative group based in Portland, Ore., met with the Department of Agriculture on a plan to include locally sourced materials...

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April 04,2014

A new report from LBNL says that white roofs are three times more effective than green roofs at “cooling the globe.”

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April 04,2014

The standard answers such questions as: Should the measurements of a building’s area used in the equation to derive energy use per square foot be...

April 04,2014

The district’s intent to use natural features to absorb stormwater reflects an urban trend that other cities including Philadelphia and Detroit...

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March 30,2014

Solar panels may soon be installed on the face of Big Ben in London as part of the U.K.'s initiatives to reach its greenhouse gas emissions...

March 26,2014

The Environmental Protection Agency recently unveiled a rule designed to define more clearly which waterways are covered by the Clean Water Act...

March 26,2014

Facilities across the nation have been able to shave on average about 2.5% of their annual utility costs through efficiency initiatives spurred by...

March 26,2014

A dormitory fire at the University of Nebraska at Omaha that displaced with 42 students (but caused no injuries) could trigger local building code...

March 26,2014
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) cautioned that President Obama’s directive to the U.S. Department of Labor to change federal overtime rules...