Green Renovation

February 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This third draft of LEED has been refined to address technical stringency and rigor, measurement...

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Four types of sustainable roofing systems from Tremco Roofing and Building Maint

Four types of sustainable roofing systems from Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance a vegetated roof; photovoltaic array; w

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Changes were so extensive that the certification is for new construction and not for renovation;...

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February 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new headquarters will total 20,455 sq. ft. and feature a loft-style space with exposed masonr...

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February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

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Chapman Construction/Design, based in Newton, Mass., takes pride in its close-kn

Chapman Construction/Design, based in Newton, Mass., takes pride in its close-knit, team-oriented culture.

January 31, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Chapman Construction/Design builds a working culture around sustainability—for its clients, and f...

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Two hundred-ninety four solar panels help power the McDonalds restaurant at 2242 University Avenue in Riverside, Calif. On Jan

January 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

McDonald's restaurant recognized for significant energy savings.

Thornton Tomasetti acquires green consulting firm Fore Solutions

Uniting Fore Solutions and Thornton Tomasetti enables Thornton Tomasetti to address the sustainability requirements for any clie

January 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

International engineering firm launches new building sustainability practice.

Gensler served as architect, Balfour Beatty US was the project's contractor, and

Gensler served as architect, Balfour Beatty US was the project's contractor, and TBG Partners served as landscape architects.

January 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The "new" building will serve as a repository of Houston memorabilia and rare archival material a...

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December 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The company recently began offering companies the ability to run assessments for design credits,...

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December 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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Dr. Phillips charities headquarters SchenkelSchultz Architecture

Designed to provide an understated elegance symbolic of the Dr. Phillips heritage, the facility replaces the prior headquarters

December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The building incorporates sustainable architectural features, environmentally friendly building p...

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Green Matters Conference San Antonio

The Green Matters Conference, held Feb. 23-24, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas brings together leading industry experts to share up-t

November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

High-interest topics will be covered in technical seminars, including infrared reflective coating...

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Griffin Electric Cary Arts Center fire pump chiller handler elevators

The Griffin Electric team was responsible for replacing the previous electrical service on-site with a 1000A, 480/277V service a

November 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

The Griffin Electric team was responsible for replacing the previous electrical service...

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Lobby of the Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Grand Junction, Colo., a $14.3 million, ARRA-funded GSA mod

November 11, 2011 | By Edward Keegan, Contributing Editor

The civilian and military branches of the federal government are looking for innovative, smart-th...

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The panels were finished in Cool Bright Red and replaced a standing seam metal roof that was not performing properly.

October 26, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

School remained in session during the renovation and it was important to minimize the disruption...

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Theres no question that focusing on sustainability is the right thing to do for our environment: commercial buildings account f

October 25, 2011 | By Robert Peck

The study, conducted by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, built on a good indication of...

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UL ISR 102 provides detailed requirements with which to evaluate the environmental impacts related to producing a variety of doo

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

ASSA ABLOY Trio-E door is the first to be certified to these sustainability requirements...

Known as the 'NEXT Living EcoSuite,' the penthouse suite is located in Toronto's King West neighborhood, at Tridel's successful

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

Tridel teams up with Cisco and Control4 to unveil the future of green condo living in Ca...

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BD+C is providing daily news updates from Greenbuild 2011, Oct. 4-7, 2011 in Toronto. Be sure to check here for daily updates.

October 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Click here for the latest news and products from Greenbuild 2011, Oct. 4-7, in Toronto.

September 28, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

LEED Fellows represent green building industry's most accomplished professionals.

At 6,780 sq meters, the Centre of Excellence is currently one of the largest buildings to pursue Living Building certification.

September 23, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The Living Building Challenge requires projects to meet a stringent list of qualifications, inclu...

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The $5.5 billion sustainable downtown regeneration project underway will transform a 76 acres site at Qatars capital city.

September 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The $5.5 billion sustainable downtown regeneration project underway by Msheireb Properties will t...

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The green roof system would reduce the buildings annual storm-water discharge by 51%.

September 14, 2011 | By Sika

The Morgan Building roof totals 150,000-sf. In addition to a vegetated green roof, other roof are...

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The Empire State Building has been awarded LEED Gold for Existing Buildings certification.

September 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The 2.85 million-sf building is celebrating its 80th anniversary while nearing completion of its...

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Construction waste signage in both English and Spanish at a job site alerts workers to the importance of C&D waste diversion.

September 12, 2011 | By Scott Grogan, LEED AP BD+C, Scott Bollmann, LEED AP BD+C, Robynn Selle, JD, LEED AP, and Chrisie Ambrass

Best practices for an environmentally optimized job site.

Solar thermal collectors, oriented vertically on the wall, heat water for the Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, Colo.

September 12, 2011 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

Solar installations are helping K-12 schools around the country save money and teach students the...

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Bertschi School was the first completed building in Washington State to meet the Living Building Challenge criteria.

September 12, 2011 | By Edward Keegan, Contributing Editor

Modular Architecture > You’ve done a LEED Gold or two, maybe even a LEED Platinum. But are you...

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June 22, 2011 | Adel Zakout, OpenBuildings; Business Insider
May 18, 2011

Historic Carnegie Hall in New York City is in the midst of a major $200 million renovation that w...

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May 16, 2011

Seattle launched a new program that will help commercial property owners and managers assess and...

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