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April 02,2013

A new book from leading sustainability, green building author and expert Jerry Yudelson challenges assumptions about the value of sustainable...

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...

Singapore's CREATE facility is Lab of the Year 2013. Courtesy Perkins+Will.
March 15,2013

Singapore CREATE R&D campus takes top honor in Lab of Year competition, sponsored by R&D Magazine.

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...

Bullitt Center will open this spring. Photo: John Stamets
March 12,2013

Superefficient Seattle office building is designed to meet the ambitious goals of the Living Building Challenge.

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...

Hunters Point South, Phase 1. Rendering courtesy SHoP Architects
March 06,2013

With the construction of Hunters Point South, New York City will get its first large new housing development for middle-class...

Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass façade panels.
March 06,2013

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micro-algae "farms."