The groups say the effort should encourage the construction of more sustainable buildings. Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture via Wikimedia Commons
The USGBC, ASHRAE, ICC, IES, and AIA are collaborating on a single green code.
One challenge required onsite bending of CFA panels for the curved portion of the facility. Photo courtesy of Metl-Span.
The goal from the beginning was to construct an energy efficient building with insulated metal pa...read more
Natural light floods the interior spaces. All photos: copyright Joseph Romeo
The 280,000-sf school achieved 91 points, out of 100 base points possible for LEED, making it the...read more
Food Port will feature expanses of agricultural space to support local farmers and the agricultural industry. Renderings courtesy of OMA
The $460 million Food Port project will define a new model for the relationship between consumer...read more
Photo: Cygnusloop99 via Wikimedia Commons
LEED administrators are concerned about a small group of developers or project owners who tout th...read more
Renderings courtesy of Make It Right
BNIM is among the six firms involved in the project.
The proposal defines biomass as organic material, such as wood and crop waste, that can be burned to generate thermal energy. Photo: Kapilbutani via Wikimedia Commons
The proposal would add biomass to approved renewables.
Rendering: Green Jeans Farmery
The Green Jeans Farmery already has a hydroponic farm component courtesy of owner and entrepreneu...read more
As part of its pledge to environmentally sound practices, real estate investment trust Macerich i...read more
Colorado Court Affordable Housing — Santa Monica, Calif. Photo: Calder Oliver via Wikimedia Commons
For certified properties, Fannie Mae is now granting a 10 basis point reduction in the interest r...read more
National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, designed by The Freelon Group and HOK. Photo: @Albert Vecerka/Esto
Collectively, 1,662 commercial and institutional projects became LEED certified within the top 10...read more
The system was designed to take advantage of a building's air flow and generate energy even if it...read more
Tesla Motors’ “gigafactory,” a $5 billion project on 980 acres in Sparks, Nev., could annually pr...read more
For the past six years, Leo A Daly has been designing sites for remote field stations with near-z...read more
From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are pot...read more
Zaha Hadid Architects released designs for the new headquarters of Emirati environmental manageme...read more
The new collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management...read more
Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year, and Western Michigan University w...read more
The company aims to build 100 new DD Green-certified restaurants by the end of 2016.
The multi-use building for Artists For Humanity that is slated to be the largest energy positive...read more
The STEP Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing technology industry benchmar...read more
The new additions, from India, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Kazakhstan, Hungary and Mexico, b...read more
M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED pr...read more
The Appraisal Foundation is striving to improve appraisers’ understanding of green valuation....
The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention cent...read more
The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, e...read more
Among the breakthrough products to make BuildingGreen's annual Top-10 Green Building Products lis...read more
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the state would open design competitions to fix and upgrade...read more
The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...read more