Sustainable Development

September 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Dubbed BIQ house, the building features a bright green façade consisting of hollow glass panels f...

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September 04, 2013 | Leo O’Loughlin, Senior Vice President, Energy and Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle

Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before,...

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Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance
August 30, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

With budget, space needs, and speed-to-market pressures bearing down on school districts, modular...

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August 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction's rankings of the nation's largest green design and construction fir...

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Nissan Americas HQ, Smyrna, Tenn., Energy Star award winner
July 17, 2013 | CBRE Group

A rating system for comparative tenant energy use and a detailed evaluation of Energy Star energy...

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July 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the...

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July 02, 2013 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council membership has voted to adopt LEED v4, the next update to the wor...

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June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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June 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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May 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to mee...

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May 28, 2013 | Craig Dilouie, LC, Contributing Editor

LED lighting technology provides unique advantages, but it’s also important to understand its lim...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-saving...

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May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...

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May 03, 2013 | USGBC

The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officia...

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April 26, 2013 | DLR Group

DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collabora...

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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 02, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

A new book from leading sustainability, green building author and expert Jerry Yudelson challenge...

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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outl...

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Enermodal staff at the firms annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermoda
March 21, 2013 | Ted Agres, Contributing Editor

At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.

March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. Th...

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Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building
February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment c...

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