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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...

April 19,2012

The updated LEED 2012 system will introduce a new credit category, “Location and Transportation,” to encourage development oriented around public...

April 13,2012

A community building in Oregon and an office building in California are the first two projects to earn net-zero status under the International...

April 05,2012

The U.S. Green Building Council’s updated LEED 2012 standards will require two systems to be modeled for each project in order to show power...

March 30,2012

Last year, developers of 23,000 U.S. multifamily housing units applied for LEED certification.