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January 02,2014

A new prerequisite in LEED v4 calls for each project to measure whole building energy use, and then share that data with USGBC.

December 26,2013

WDMA's National Architectural Door Council has initiated a project to create ISO-compliant Product Category Rules for architectural wood flush and...

December 26,2013

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green building mega-trends identified by industry...

December 20,2013

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic performance of buildings for a true measure of...

December 17,2013

The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, was named a winner of USGBC's annual award, along with nine other schools, individuals and...

November 22,2013

Seven leading product sustainability assessment companies partner with the HPD Collaborative to develop the verification and quality assurance...

November 19,2013
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are among the products to make BuildingGreen Inc.'s...
November 18,2013

Strategic partnership between U.S. Green Building Council and UL Environment will focus on building materials and product transparency.

November 13,2013

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next seven years, growth of nearly 150%, according to...

November 06,2013

The commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has resulted in a downward trend in total operating expenses (3.9 percent...