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July 16,2014

The General Services Administration’s Net-Zero Energy Task Group is working on a draft letter with clear goals and guidance for net-zero energy...

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July 01,2014

The National Performance Based Design Guide, based on research and development supported by the Science & Technology Directorate...

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June 30,2014

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 million are being completed through design-build...

June 26,2014

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) will collaborate to support LEED v4 and CSA Group’s...

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June 25,2014

The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Program, which plans to open a total of five Regional...

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June 18,2014

Performance monitoring guidance is a key feature of the document. It provides designers of BAS systems with recommendations for good practice,...

June 11,2014

The quality of infrastructure in the U.S. ranks just 19th in the world, trailing countries such as Oman, Portugal, and Spain, according...

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June 11,2014

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has created the first standards to compare services of the world’s cities.

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June 05,2014

Farmers Insurance filed nine class action suits against nearly 200 communities in the Chicago area, saying that local governments should have...

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June 02,2014

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the Green Garage Certification program, the parking...