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February 09,2012

This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, and effectively market success once the project was...

February 09,2012

Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated by 2019 for public buildings, and by 2021 for all...

January 30,2012

These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for development of program standards of many different...

January 30,2012

Contractors will need to be on the lookout for policies such as the Contractor Accountability for Quality clause.

January 26,2012

The idea is to use an earthquake "fuse" that can prevent the tiny fractures and warps that make structures unsafe after a quake and very expensive...

January 05,2012

GreenStep Cities, a Minnesota initiative, was designed to provide greater recognition to the state's communities for achievements in meeting...

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, includi
December 15,2011

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and water savings.

LEED solar PVs construction worker risks
December 15,2011

Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which researchers attributed to the installation of...

Maine governor Paul LePage.
December 15,2011

The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and requires wood to be harvested in a...

December 15,2011

Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the block being longer than 500 feet.