Sustainable Design and Construction

John Hazlett, Director of Sustainability, City of Indianapolis; Greg Ballard, Ma
April 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Emmitt J. Bean Federal Center project team for...

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The Stego Wrap vapor barrier has been submitted to the HPD Working Group a volun
March 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Vapor barrier manufacturer strives to provide better green choices to designers and builders.

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The revised design keeps the obelisk form of the original with enclosed space gi
March 14, 2012 | By the San Francisco Chronicle

The glassy white high-rise would be 60 stories and 1,070 feet tall with an entrance at First and...

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March 12, 2012 | By BASF

Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic...

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JJCs Facility Services Building is part of a $220 million master plan aimed at
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

With construction managed by Gilbane Building Company, Joliet Junior College’s Facility Services...

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Bomel Construction Co. and IPD designed and built two adjoining garages, a socce
March 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The $24-million facility, which fits into a canyon setting on the university’s East Campus, inclu...

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February 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Chen works closely with property owners to ensure that their properties meet and exceed all indus...

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The building is 27% more energy efficient than similar buildings, uses 21% less
February 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Beltsville facility, which also earned the ENERGY STAR Label for energy performance, implemen...

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February 21, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Solar industry gathers March 19-21, 2012 in San Jose to discuss technology, market development an...

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February 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This third draft of LEED has been refined to address technical stringency and rigor, measurement...

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Four types of sustainable roofing systems from Tremco Roofing and Building Maint
February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Changes were so extensive that the certification is for new construction and not for renovation;...

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February 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Nearly half of all contractor purchases made from stores like Home Depot and Lowe's.

February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

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February 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Located in the Simon Building, which serves as the main entrance leading into the Morristown Memo...

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One notable newly certified LEED project in 2011 included the Wrigley Building i
February 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC releases list of top U.S. states for LEED-certified projects in 2011.

January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Passive design principles give form to a sustainable, restorative environment for the children of...

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535 Madison Avenue LEED Gold
January 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Class-A commercial building meets sustainability requirements of LEED Program.

Thornton Tomasetti acquires green consulting firm Fore Solutions
January 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

International engineering firm launches new building sustainability practice.

December 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The company recently began offering companies the ability to run assessments for design credits,...

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Photovoltaic systems solar panels schools
December 21, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The report examines the two primary types of ownership models used to obtain PV installations for...

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USGBC Board of directors
December 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Board responsible for articulating and upholding the vision, values, mission of organization.

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December 08, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Firm achieves LEED Platinum certification in New York office that overlooks Bryant Park.

ICS Builders BKSK Architects St. Hildas House Manhattan
December 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The facility's design highlights the inherent link between environmental consciousness and religi...

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Mortensen Construction wind farms Iowa
December 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

By the end of 2011, Mortenson will have built 17 wind projects in the state generating a total of...

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USGBC World Green Building Council's Government Leadership Awards
December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC commends two U.S. cities for their innovation in green building leadership.

Dr. Phillips charities headquarters SchenkelSchultz Architecture
December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The building incorporates sustainable architectural features, environmentally friendly building p...

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Green school house LEED Platinum Phoenix
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Phoenix public school receives the generous gift of a state-of-the-art building for student and c...

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Suffolk Construction Millennium Place III Boston Handel Architects LEED Silver
November 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Millennium Place III is a $220 million, 256-unit development that will occupy a full city block i...

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California solar energy 2020 33%
November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Despite robust training programs, L.A. lacks solar jobs; lost opportunity for workers in high-nee...

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Green Matters Conference San Antonio
November 22, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

High-interest topics will be covered in technical seminars, including infrared reflective coating...

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