Green Renovation

Cleaning up campus – Solar success university-wide

In the winter of 2013, Panasonic designed and installed a 498 kW solar module arrangement, support structures, and performance monitoring system to provide clean energy power generation to two research facilities and surrounding buildings on CU-Boulder’s campus. Photo: Panasonic Eco Solutions

January 26, 2015 | Panasonic Eco Solutions

A historically progressive campus known as a leader in climate and energy research, the Universit...

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Photo courtesy Leo A Daly, NEON

Photo courtesy Leo A Daly, NEON

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

For the past six years, Leo A Daly has been designing sites for remote field stations with near-z...

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Rendering courtesy Behnisch Architekten

Rendering courtesy Behnisch Architekten

November 25, 2014 | Behnisch Architekten

The multi-use building for Artists For Humanity that is slated to be the largest energy positive...

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Jerry Yudelson, President of the Green Building Initiative, with Grant Seiffert,

Jerry Yudelson, President of the Green Building Initiative, with Grant Seiffert, President of the Telecommunications Industry As

November 21, 2014 | GBI

The STEP Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing technology industry benchmar...

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Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons

November 02, 2014 | David Gibney, LEED AP, M+W Group

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED pr...

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

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

October 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Appraisal Foundation is striving to improve appraisers’ understanding of green valuation.

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A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The c

A white wavy faade would distinguish a renovated Miami Convention Center. The citys commissioners have named Fentress Architec

October 28, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city of Miami has awarded an $11 million contract for its on-again, off-again convention cent...

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Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED

Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED certified stores. This photo shows the first LEE

October 27, 2014 | USGBC

The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, e...

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October 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Among the breakthrough products to make BuildingGreen's annual Top-10 Green Building Products lis...

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Photo: Matt P. via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Matt P. via Wikimedia Commons

October 27, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the state would open design competitions to fix and upgrade...

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The 44,640-sf Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Building in D

The 44,640-sf Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Building in Des Moines, completed in 2011, earned AIA Committ

October 21, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director
Much of the spirited discussion around LEED v4 has been centered on the Materials & Resourc...
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October 16, 2014 | USGBC

To be selected, LEED Fellows are nominated by their peers, undergo an extensive portfolio review,...

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Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities

Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities

October 15, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s de...

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October 14, 2014 | USGBC
This year’s Leadership Award recipients include Christine Ervin, David Orr, Jim DeCesare, Lloyd...
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October 02, 2014 | USGBC

Each of these neighborhood redevelopment projects are notable for their planned affordable housin...

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September 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new report from the World Green Building Council finds “overwhelming evidence” to support offic...

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September 12, 2014

The Armstrong facility is the first building in Pennsylvania and among only 17 buildings globally...

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Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. P

Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. Photo credit: uniquebuildings, Wikimedia Commons.

September 03, 2014 | Green Building Certification Institute

The LEED Proven Provider designation is designed to minimize the need for additional work during...

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July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double a...

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July 28, 2014 | Council on Tall Buildings

The 10 Year Award recognizes proven value and performance in a tall building, across one or more...

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All photos:  Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

All photos: Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

July 10, 2014 | CTBUH

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record...

June 12, 2014 | SmithGroup JJR

With the construction of the LEED-NC Platinum Oakland University Human Health Building, construct...

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Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons

June 02, 2014 | Green Parking Council

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...

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Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons

May 16, 2014 | USGBC

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program will offer 14 grants to developers of affordable...

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The Bardessono resort in Yountville, Calif., tops TripAdvisor's list of highly r

The Bardessono resort in Yountville, Calif., tops TripAdvisor's list of highly rated green hotels.

May 13, 2014 | TripAdvisor

The ARIA Sky Suites in Las Vegas and the Lenox Hotel in Boston are among the 10 most popular hote...

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Illustration: Arup

Illustration: Arup

April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...

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ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,

ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark., created from reconstruction of a property built

April 14, 2014 | Urban Land Institute

Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, accordin...

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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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