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CRSI releases new technical note on stainless steel reinforcing bars
February 26,2013

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) has released a new technical note, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Stainless Steel...

Proposed ASHRAE standard revisions would boost requirement for automatic lightin
February 26,2013

Proposed changes to the ASHRAE/IES energy standard would require automatic lighting controls in more space types and shorten the times before...

A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25,2013

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation organization American Forests for having quality...

February 20,2013

The $15 million Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, a net-zero facility, is applying for...

February 20,2013

The Cool Roof Rating Council says the American National Standards Institute has given final approval of its ANSI/CRRC-1-2012 Standard after a two-...

February 20,2013

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building code to address the threat of a tsunami.

February 20,2013

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, according to a recent report from Bloomberg New...

The country’s largest geothermal system is at Ball State University.
February 12,2013

More than 665 U.S. colleges and universities have publicly committed to pursue net-zero carbon emissions.

ASHRAE publishes protocols for performance measurement
February 12,2013

ASHRAE has published “Performance Measurement Procedures for Commercial Buildings: Best Practices Guide,” a how-to guide for continuously...

February 06,2013

The American Lumber Standard Committee Board of Review has approved the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau’s design value changes for all sizes and...