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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
on March 27,2013 in Feature

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zero—and possibly net-positive—energy performance...

Enermodal staff at the firm’s annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermoda
on March 21,2013 in Feature

At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.

BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
on February 21,2013 in Feature

We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, engineers, contractors, building owners,...

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can hav
on February 21,2013 in Feature

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role in addressing climate change.

5 radical trends in outpatient facility design
on February 14,2013 in Feature

Building Design+Construction combed the healthcare design and construction sector to evaluate the latest developments in outpatient facility...

5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
on February 08,2013 in Feature

Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are five elements to consider when designing an...

Clever engineering helps create design excellence
on February 03,2013 in Feature

A mechanical engineering team overcomes numerous hurdles to help make a new federal courthouse in Iowa a showpiece of ‘government work’ at its...

on September 07,2012 in Feature

As PVs grow in popularity, nearly half of all installations require roof rack systems. Our expert tells how to do the job right and protect your...

Fort Knox’s energy consumption analysis of all Disney Barracks complex facilitie
on June 28,2012 in Feature

U.S. Army Fort Knox: Using the Earth for space heating and cooling. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP...

The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years.
on June 22,2012 in Feature

With features such as Nichiha's Illumination series panels, super-insulating glass units, and LED lighting, the new Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion...