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March 29,2013

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects sunlight, but actually beams the thermal energy...

March 22,2013

The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert reviewers for its new energy-efficiency...

March 19,2013

A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outlines strategies geared towards helping building...

March 14,2013

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest number of Energy Star certified buildings in 2012...

Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10,2013

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. The Evanston, Ill., location will utilize solar...

Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.
February 28,2013

Samsung Electronics' new 1.1 million sf San Jose campus will support at least 2,500 sales and R&D staff in the company's semiconductor and...

HOK sustainability expert Mary Ann Lazarus tapped by AIA for strategy consulting
February 25,2013

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, LEED® AP BD+C, has accepted a two-year consulting position with the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC....

This hospital at Virginia's Fort Belvoir recently achieved LEED Gold.
February 22,2013

An independent report on energy efficiency and sustainability standards used by the Pentagon for military construction affirms the value of LEED-...

Magali Delmas, UCLA
By Rob Cassidy January 25,2013

A new report from researchers at UCLA and France's University Paris–Dauphine claims that workers at environmentally conscious companies are more...

January 23,2013

The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional buildings certified under LEED.