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July 17,2014

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.

Ketchikan (Alaska) Federal Building. Photo: GSA
July 17,2014

After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has concluded...

July 17,2014

A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed on June 29; the Alliance was formed to...

Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects
July 08,2014

After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a Japanese architect points out a major design...

December 31,2013

BD+C editors and our contributors posted hundreds of blogs in 2013. Here's a recap of the most popular topics. They include valuable...

September 26,2013

Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Make It Right.  

August 23,2013

Demand for the services of commissioning professionals is rising and will continue to rise into the near future, according to a survey by ...

June 01,2012

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken by firms, anecdotal accounts, and lessons...

In 2007 after fire destroyed an office building on the Knauf Insulation corporat
May 15,2012

Examining the roles of insulation and manufacturing in sustainability’s growth.

Kingspan Insulated Panels Environmental Product Declaration
November 29,2011

EPD is a standardized, internationally recognized tool for providing information on a product’s environmental impact.