News

Most Recent in News Standards

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...

November 14,2013

Haworth’s showroom in Beijing’s Parkview Green building has been recognized as the world’s first certified LEED project under the USGBC’s new LEED...

November 14,2013

The General Services Administration has posted a request online, asking those in industry, academia and nonprofits for information on green...

November 14,2013

The Gypsum Association has completed the development of a product category rules (PCR) document for North American gypsum boards.

November 06,2013

The Northern California branch of the U.S. Green Building Council is leading the “Building Health Initiative” that seeks to improve the indoor...

November 06,2013
Earlier this year, PECI used the NBI metrics to assess plug load energy use at PECI headquarters in downtown Portland, Ore. The study, which...
October 31,2013

Portland State University will construct a 40,000 sf green roof research site on the top of a new Walmart store in North Portland, Ore., and...

The St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Health Care System is among government buildings to ach
October 31,2013

Green Globes, a LEED rival, was recently declared to be nearly equal with LEED standards by the General Services Administration.