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April 25,2013

DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collaborated on a research project to evaluate the effect...

April 24,2013

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of national green building rating programs, including LEED...

April 08,2013

Analysis of daylighting control systems in 20 office and public spaces shows that while the automatic daylighting harvesting schemes are helping...

April 02,2013

A new book from leading sustainability, green building author and expert Jerry Yudelson challenges assumptions about the value of sustainable...

March 29,2013

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects sunlight, but actually beams the thermal energy...

March 19,2013

A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outlines strategies geared towards helping building...

March 14,2013

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest number of Energy Star certified buildings in 2012...

Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10,2013

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. The Evanston, Ill., location will utilize solar...

January 07,2013

Yudelson, a Contributing Editor to Building Design+Construction, says, “It looks like a good year ahead for the green building industry. Based on...

Valencia College at Lake Nona’s innovative new $21.7 million Academic Building d
November 20,2012

Featuring the latest technologies, the three-story, academic facility includes academic spaces and teaching laboratories, student services, a book...