Sustainable Design and Construction
An adaptive reuse to create LEED Platinum offices, a park that honors veterans, and a grand natio...read more
The modified bEQ program offers an 'As Designed' label as well as the 'In Operation' label (shown).
In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...read more
The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to mee...read more
LED lighting technology provides unique advantages, but it’s also important to understand its lim...read more
Sky City, Changsha. Rendering courtesy of Broad Sustainable Building
The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-saving...read more
Eric Oliver, EMO Energy Solutions
Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...read more
The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officia...read more
Courtesy City of Cupertino
DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collabora...read more
Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo: Tim Griffith
The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...read more
From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...read more
The bookless Digital Library at UNO Galewood Charter School, one of 13 UNO charters serving Chicagos Hispanic community. Students sit at genius bars and use tablets and mobile devices to do their work. UNO wanted to break the mold of what a library is, says Patricia Saldaa Natke, Principal in Charge at UrbanWorks, Ltd., the schools designer. Christopher Barrett Photography
Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...read more
Image Mark Herboth courtesy NCSU
Whole Foods and partner Gotham Greens will create a 20,000-sf greenhouse atop one of the retailer...read more
Courtesy Foster + Partners
A new book from leading sustainability, green building author and expert Jerry Yudelson challenge...read more
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects...read more
Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.
The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...read more
A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outl...read more
The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert...read more
Enermodal staff at the firms annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermodal Green Games (above). The firm has racked up numerous LEED Canada firsts: the first Platinum certification in Ontario (Toronto Region Conservation Authoritys Restoration Services Centre), the first Platinum industrial certification (Fifth Town Cheese), and the largest Platinum project in Canada (Bay Adelaide Centre).
At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.