Green Specifications

November 16, 2010

This month, the total footprint of commercial projects certified under the U.S. Green Building Co...

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November 16, 2010

Brazil's green building industry will expand in the coming years, spurred by construction of low-...

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November 16, 2010

The U.S. green building market is up 50% from 2008 to 2010—from $42 billion to $55 billion-$71 bi...

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November 16, 2010

123 Zero build is a free tool for calculating the performance of a market-ready carbon-neutral of...

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November 09, 2010 | By Jerry Yudelson, PE, MBA, LEED AP

Jerry Yudelson, prolific author and veteran green building expert, challenges Building Teams to t...

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November 09, 2010

Green buildings continue to be on the agenda for real estate owners, developers, and corporate ow...

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November 09, 2010

The College Sustainability Report Card 2011 evaluated colleges and universities in the U.S. and C...

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November 09, 2010

Cool roofs, solar water heating, and advanced metering are among energy-efficiency elements that...

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November 09, 2010

A new report from Pike Research forecasts that by 2020, nearly half the green building certificat...

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November 03, 2010

Designed by ZGF Architects, in association with OPN Architects, the Biorenewable Research Laborat...

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November 03, 2010

The renovation and expansion of the public works operations facility in Wilmette, Ill., including...

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November 03, 2010

The Milwaukee (Wis.) Community Sailing Center’s new facility on Lake Michigan counts a geothermal...

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November 03, 2010

Pfeiffer Partners Architects, in collaboration with Mithun Architects, programmed, planned, and d...

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November 03, 2010

The Sustainable Energy Technology Center has broken ground in October on the Danville, Va., campu...

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November 03, 2010

Students at Bowling Green State University in Ohio will be eating in a new LEED Platinum multiuse...

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November 02, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

The Trinity River Audubon Center, which sits within a 6,000-acre forest just outside Dallas, util...

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November 02, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Building Design+Construction takes a retrospective tour of a pace-setting LEED project.

November 02, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Building-integrated wind turbines lend a futuristic look to a parking structure in Chicago’s tren...

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November 01, 2010

The first tenants of the Millennium Water development in Vancouver, B.C., were Olympic athletes c...

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October 27, 2010

MVE Institutional design...

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October 21, 2010

The General Services Administration has increased its sustainability requirements and now mandate...

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October 19, 2010

Masdar City, the world’s only zero-carbon city, is on track to be built in Abu Dhabi, with comple...

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October 13, 2010

A curving, 550-foot-long glass arcade dubbed the “Wall of Light” is the standout architectural an...

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October 13, 2010

William R. Hough Hall is the new home of the Warrington College of Business Administration at the...

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October 13, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

The DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has almost 600 window openings, and yet it's targe...

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October 13, 2010

Urban Housing Communities, KTGY Group, and the City of Big Bear Lake (Calif.) Improvement Agency...

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October 13, 2010

A new residence complex is in design for United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain, UAE, near Abu...

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October 13, 2010

Construction is moving along on Hudson County Community College’s North Hudson Campus Center in U...

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October 13, 2010

The residents of Silver Spring, Md., will soon have a new 112,000-sf library. The project is aimi...

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October 13, 2010

The 187,032-sf East County Hall of Justice in Dublin, Calif., will be oriented to take advantage...

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