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April 01,2013

A survey of 291 building owners by IDC Energy Insights shows that 50% of owners use smart building technologies, such as HVAC controls, lighting...

March 29,2013

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

March 22,2013

The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert reviewers for its new energy-efficiency...

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...

HOK sustainability expert Mary Ann Lazarus tapped by AIA for strategy consulting
February 25,2013

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, LEED® AP BD+C, has accepted a two-year consulting position with the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC....

CoreNet encourages real estate execs to consider energy-efficient design.
February 20,2013

CoreNet Global, a major international association for corporate real estate and workplace executives, has released a public policy statement...

Ningbo Historic Museum / Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio © Iwan Baan
February 13,2013

Business innovation magazine Fast Company has released a list of 10 "most innovative"...

January 23,2013

The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional buildings certified under LEED.