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December 19,2013

The Green Globes certification program from the Green Building Initiative can be used for the renovation and construction of Department of Defense...

December 19,2013

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is raising concerns that the Environmental Protection Agency has not been transparent in drafting energy-...

December 18,2013

Major revisions for design and measurement of comfortable spaces are included in a newly published ASHRAE 2013 thermal comfort standard.

December 04,2013

Houston, Salt Lake City, Miami, New York, and Los Angeles are five cities that are leading the way on preparing for climate change and extreme...

December 04,2013

The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most environmentally-friendly building in the world...

December 03,2013

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal contracts, depriving government and, by inference...

November 27,2013

Standard 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings, is being developed in response to requests to recognize the...

November 27,2013

ASTM has issued revised standard ASTM E1527-13 that governs phase I environmental site assessments.

November 22,2013

Kieran Timberlake and PE International have developed Tally, an analysis tool to help BIM users keep better score of their projects’ complete...

November 20,2013

An analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the Green Globes rating system and LEED standards puts LEED ahead, but doesn’t discount the merits...