Sustainable Development

Net-zero energy Health Professions & Student Services Building, North Shore Comm
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Enter the new era of ‘disclosure and transparency’

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

LEED v4 drafts and the public comment tool are now available on the newly re-launched, re-envisio...

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September 26, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Your firm is invited to contribute to this special issue, which will be distributed at Greenbuild...

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Plans include a rich mix of proposed uses, including over 15,000 residential uni
September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The “Lakeside Idea” is about bridging a brownfield industrial past to a green lifestyle future, f...

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USDA officials want their headquarters to be a model facility for others wishin
September 12, 2012 |

After installing 20 high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers in restrooms throughout the USDA hea...

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August 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

You can earn 1.0 AIA credit + HSW + SD by taking this course.

The 180,000-sf LEED Gold Genzyme Corporation Biologics Support Center in Framing
July 31, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Top 10 AEC Firms in Green Buildings and LEED Accredited Staff.

Greg Kats
July 18, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Kats' role is to help further expand GreenWizard’s impact in the sustainable construction industr...

Plumosa School of the Arts has been awarded LEED Gold by the USGBC.
July 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Education project dedicated to teaching sustainability in the classroom.

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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Construction crews set in place a steel horizontal beam at a height (C) CBS News
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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