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One Bryant Park, New York. Photo: Ryan Browne, Cook+Fox Architects via Wikipedia
on October 29,2014

Builders, developers, and owners are constantly complaining that high-performance buildings rarely get their due from appraisers. The Appraisal Foundation is working methodically to alter the perceived image of cluelessness in the appraiser community.

Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED
on October 27,2014

The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, emphasizing the economic and social benefit of green building for retailers of all sizes and types.

on October 27,2014

Among the breakthrough products to make BuildingGreen's annual Top-10 Green Building Products list are halogen-free polyiso insulation and a high-flow-rate biofiltration system.

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The 44,640-sf Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Building in D
on October 21,2014 in Feature
Much of the spirited discussion around LEED v4 has been centered on the Materials & Resources Credit. At least one voice in the wilderness...
Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo
on July 02,2014 in Feature

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transparency headline today’s commercial flooring trends...

Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on July 01,2014 in Feature

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are...