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on June 28,2013 in Feature

A researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory calls building enclosure commissioning “the single-most cost-effective strategy for reducing...

on May 14,2013 in Feature

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. Many building products consume substantial amounts...

on May 09,2013 in Feature

From a "no sweat" toilet to a deep-well lavatory, here's a round up of the latest high-efficiency plumbing fixtures.

on April 16,2013 in Feature

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these projects benefited from IMP technology.

on April 10,2013 in Feature

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getting into.

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.

Net-zero energy Health Professions & Student Services Building, North Shore Comm
on November 11,2012 in Feature

Enter the new era of ‘disclosure and transparency’

Classroom at Ross (Calif.) School with balanced daylighting. School districts ar
on September 07,2012 in Feature

When educators and school administrators describe their vision for new K-12 school buildings as ‘21st-century learning spaces,’ they’re not...

on August 07,2012 in Column

There’s a nasty brouhaha going on in Washington over green building standards. On one side is the U.S. Green Building Council, promulgator of the...