Green

The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Spri
November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Architects are seeking affirmation that the complex array of programs, systems, and tools at thei...

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November 06, 2013 | BOMA International

The commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has resulted in a downwa...

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All photos: Prakash Patel, courtesy SmithGroupJJR
November 05, 2013 | SmithGroupJJR

Built on the former site of a parking lot and an untended natural wetland, the 160,260-sf, five-s...

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Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition,
October 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fifteen teams competed last week in the first annual Vision U40 Competition at BD+C's Un...

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October 18, 2013 | BD+C Editors

With countries not tackling climate change aggressively, cities are in the best position to drive...

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October 09, 2013 | ASHRAE
October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The One Central Park Tower development consists of two, 380-foot-tall towers covered in a series...

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September 26, 2013 | Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...

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The 1,460-sf green wall at the Papadakis Integrated Science Building, Drexel Uni
September 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the...

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September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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September 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Worries about legal liability have long dogged the sustainable building movement, but insurance e...

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September 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Dubbed BIQ house, the building features a bright green façade consisting of hollow glass panels f...

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September 04, 2013 | Leo O’Loughlin, Senior Vice President, Energy and Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle

Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before,...

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August 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction fir...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A project by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the FTSE Group,...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in...

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Nissan Americas HQ, Smyrna, Tenn., Energy Star award winner
July 17, 2013 | CBRE Group

A rating system for comparative tenant energy use and a detailed evaluation of Energy Star energy...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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The LEED Gold Appaloosa Branch Library, Scottsdale, Ariz.
July 01, 2013 | Firestone Building Products Company LLC
June 28, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan

A researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory calls building enclosure commissioning “the...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to mee...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-saving...

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May 14, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. M...

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May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a "no sweat" toilet to a deep-well lavatory, here's a round up of the latest high-efficiency...

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May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...

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