Sustainable Development

June 22, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Global initiative is designed to spur building and infrastructure development, create new investm...

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June 18, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

State-of-the-art facility provides a controlled testing environment of air and moisture infiltrat...

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June 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

USGBC Center for Green Schools and other experts to present practical tips.

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The Living Building Challenge was chosen from a pool of 122 of entries from around the world.

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June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Student input on green elements provides learning experience.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

The International Animal Health and Food Safety Institute at the K-State Olathe
June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Aspects of the design included a curtain wall and punched openings allowing natural light deep in...

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Interior lighting system designs that reduce night sky light pollution and suppo
May 23, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

LEED certification of the AZ ARNG Readiness Center was based on a number of green design and cons...

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May 16, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Getting the IgCC adopted in all 50 states and in jurisdictions across the country is the primary...

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May 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The effort is aimed at determining if decreasing levels of water flow­­––caused by increasingly e...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Total number of major global green buildings n...

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May 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New NSF Standard provides manufacturers, specifiers and building industry with verifiable, object...

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May 01, 2012 | By Reuters

One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, surpassed the Empire S...

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April 30, 2012

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...

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Jason F. McLennan
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

McLennan was recognized for his work on the Living Building Challenge.

The $300 million project is part of a six-phased inpatient facility construction
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new hospital’s architectural design combines traditional Santa Barbara Spanish colonial archi...

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A key design element in the police substation was the green roof grid system, wh
April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The police substation is the first higher education facility in San Diego County to achieve LEED...

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The Flat Tower design is based on a medium-height dome structure that covers a l
April 06, 2012 | by Beth Buczynski

A team of French designers unveil the “Flat Tower” design, a second place winner in the 2011 eVol...

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April 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Report covers JM’s long-time sustainability fo...

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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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March 12, 2012 | By BASF

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

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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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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.

Building owners must plan ahead for roof replacement to avoid emergency leak rem
January 31, 2012 | By Deborah J. Costantini, AIA, and Michael S. Pereira, Assoc. AIA, Hoffmann Architects, Inc.

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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