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May 25,2012

Large national chains such as Starbucks, Marriott, Verizon, and Kohl’s are welcoming the LEED Volume Program that enables them to batch certify...

May 17,2012

ASTM International and NTA, Inc. are developing a new standard for Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) that would create a path for U.S....

May 17,2012

A June 12 webinar by the Construction Specifications Institute will outline what energy codes and standards have been adopted in each of the...

May 17,2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order recently that calls for all new or renovated state buildings of more than 10,000 sf to...

May 10,2012

Since a sustainable building is one you don't have to rebuild, some building sustainability experts believe adding points for "resilience" to...

May 10,2012

A research project underway at the University of Michigan will test the potential of intelligent building envelopes that are capable of monitoring...

May 03,2012

A mandate that requires installation of green roofs on new commercial and residential buildings in Toronto has been expanded to include industrial...

May 03,2012

LEED for New Construction, Neighborhood Development and the LEED Volume Program offer some ways to achieve LEED points when dealing with...

April 26,2012

Those wanting to pursue development in heavily regulated and environmentally sensitive areas are benefiting by designing projects that qualify for...

April 26,2012

New York’s City Council introduced a measure last week that would require the city’s 7,000 elevator mechanics to meet national standards and be...