News

Most Recent in News Standards

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.

October 24,2013

Supplement No. 2 to the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) standard Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel...

October 24,2013

Changes to LEED in LEED v4 are so dramatic that they will send ripples into other industries and shift expectations on sustainability reporting...

The 260,000-sf 901 K Street building is among the green offices in Washington, D
October 24,2013

In 2011, about 33% of new office buildings in the U.S. were built to green standards, but in the nation’s capital that rate has skyrocketed.

U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15,2013

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economic, technical, and cultural problems related to...