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November 06,2013

The commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has resulted in a downward trend in total operating expenses (3.9 percent...

All photos: Prakash Patel, courtesy SmithGroupJJR
November 05,2013

Built on the former site of a parking lot and an untended natural wetland, the 160,260-sf, five-story, terra cotta-clad building features some of...

October 18,2013

With countries not tackling climate change aggressively, cities are in the best position to drive increased sustainability.

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...

October 04,2013

The One Central Park Tower development consists of two, 380-foot-tall towers covered in a series of living walls and vertical gardens that will...

September 26,2013

Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Make It Right.  

September 13,2013

Worries about legal liability have long dogged the sustainable building movement, but insurance expert Karen Erger says sustainability lawsuits...

September 13,2013

Dubbed BIQ house, the building features a bright green façade consisting of hollow glass panels filled with algae and water.

September 04,2013

Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before, leveraging existing automation systems to...

Nissan Americas HQ, Smyrna, Tenn., Energy Star award winner
July 17,2013

A rating system for comparative tenant energy use and a detailed evaluation of Energy Star energy management strategies are among the green...