Sustainable Development

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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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 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Nominate a colleague, peer, or even yourself. ...

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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.

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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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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October 20, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Stellar’s federal experience includes military exchanges (large retail stores on military bases),...

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October 17, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Allan Bilka, RA, is a Senior Staff Architect and Secretariat to the Internationa...

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October 17, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Strategic partnership expands offering to south and west coast customers. 

October 17, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

Chapter to presents inaugural Sustainable Innovation Awards,

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

White paper defines EPD, details development process, and identifies emerging trends for...

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October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The cover features a specially designed EPDM finger-type gasket that ensures a positive seal with...

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September 28, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

LEED Fellows represent green building industry's most accomplished professionals.

September 16, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Design on the Edge presents plans created by seven teams of nine Chicago-based architects to reim...

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August 31, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The goal of The Core Project is to explore how the physical presence of Sebastopol can become a m...

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June 01, 2011

The U.S. Green Building Council reports that Chicago has the highest number of square feet of LEE...

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May 26, 2011 | By Tom Powers, PE, LEED AP, CFM, CPESC and Lois Vitt Sale, AIA, LEED Faculty

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES HSW/SD learning units by studying this article and successfully passing the onli...

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May 25, 2011

Thanks to a $45 million federal appropriation to the Smithsonian Institution, the Smithsonian Env...

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May 18, 2011

The 113,000-sf Rolling Meadows Elementary School in San Antonio is the Judson Independent School...

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May 17, 2011

The editors of Building Design+Construction want your input on the topic (or topics) we...

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May 16, 2011

The U.S. Green Building Council and the American Institute of Architects unveiled "Local Leaders...

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May 16, 2011

A virtual tour of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Platinum HQ is available. The tour featu...

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May 16, 2011

Seattle launched a new program that will help commercial property owners and managers assess and...

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