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Apr 18, 2011
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Apr 15, 2011
An intelligent lighting system from Digital Lumens was installed in the Amsterdam, N.Y., headquarters of Quandt’s Foodservice as part of the company’s sustainability overhaul.
Apr 14, 2011
Sloan Valve’s water-free urinals and solar-powered faucets were installed at the Vanke Centre in Shenzhen, China. The 1.3-million-sf mixed-use building, designed by Steven Holl Architects, is the flagship property of national real...
Apr 14, 2011
The coming of all-electric vehicles means that drivers will be looking for faster ways to recharge their vehicles. Eaton’s Level 2 Pow-R-Station is NEMA 3R-rated for indoor and outdoor use.
Apr 14, 2011
The U.S. is putting greater emphasis on greening its worldwide portfolio of embassies. The U.S. State Department-affiliated League of Green Embassies already has 70 U.S. embassies undergoing efforts to reduce their environmental impact,...
May 5, 2011
Window and door systems need to perform. Respondents to our annual window and door survey overwhelmingly reported that performance, weather resistance, durability, and quality were key reasons a particular window or door was specified.
Apr 14, 2011
A 3,500-sf, football-shaped copper roof is a highlight of the Kansas City Chiefs’ new training facility in Missouri.
Apr 14, 2011
Moen’s commercial division introduced five new Eco-Performance shower systems that are certified to meet WaterSense criteria and can contribute toward LEED points.
Apr 13, 2011
Edward Glaeser, PhD, the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University and director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, as well as the author of Triumph...
Apr 13, 2011
Erin’s Pavilion, a welcome and visitors center at the 80-acre Edwin Watts Southwind Park in Springfield, Ill., earned LEED Platinum. The new 16,000-sf facility, a joint project between local firm Walton and Associates Architects and the...
Apr 13, 2011
Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va., is the commonwealth’s first inpatient healthcare facility to earn LEED Gold. The 630,000-sf facility was designed by Earl Swensson Associates, with commissioning consultant SSRCx, both of...
Apr 13, 2011
Margulies Perruzzi Architects, Boston, designed the new 11,460-sf offices for consultant Interaction Associates and its nonprofit sister organization, The Interaction Institute for Social Change, inside an old warehouse near Boston’s...
Apr 13, 2011
The expansion and renovation of the Museum of the Moving Image in the Astoria section of Queens, N.Y., involved a complete redesign of its first floor and the construction of a three-story 47,000-sf addition.
Apr 13, 2011
People parking their cars inside the new Research Drive garage at Duke University are making history—they’re utilizing the country’s first freestanding LEED-certified parking structure.
Apr 19, 2011
The Toronto architecture firm Johnson Chou likes to put a twist on its pared-down interiors, and its work on the headquarters for Red Bull Canada is no exception. The energy drink maker occupies 12,300 sf on the top two floors of a three-...