Standards

January 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Energy Department has finalized new energy efficiency standards for metal halide lamp fixture...

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January 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Using LEED certification as a marketing tool is perceived by developers to be a successful tool,...

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January 31, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing’s PV Taskforce is releasing the first public d...

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January 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Tests showed winds can cause photovoltaic panels to destroy waterproof membranes. 

January 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new version addresses recent changes in federal contracting.

January 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

There are 71 new LEED Interpretations, including 65 for Homes and Multifamily Midrise.

January 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

ASHRAE Standard 169, Climatic Data for Building Design Standards, now includes climatic...

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January 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Recent winners of the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge include a brick made from bac...

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January 09, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Our experts say no, but it could save lives. In this report, they offer recommendations on securi...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Living Building Challenge’s Net Positive Energy + Water Conference will be held Feb. 4-5 in S...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Newer developments include windows made with nano-crystals that control intense heat penetration...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new prerequisite in LEED v4 calls for each project to measure whole building energy use, and th...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Paseo Verde, a mixed-use, mixed-income community hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last month.

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA's National Architectural Door Council has initiated a project to create ISO-compliant Produc...

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has recognized the state of Ohio and the Ohio School Faci...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Green Globes certification program from the Green Building Initiative can be used for the ren...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is raising concerns that the Environmental Protection Agency has...

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December 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Major revisions for design and measurement of comfortable spaces are included in a newly publishe...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Houston, Salt Lake City, Miami, New York, and Los Angeles are five cities that are leading the wa...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most...

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December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal...

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November 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kieran Timberlake and PE International have developed Tally, an analysis tool to help BIM users k...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Gypsum Association has completed the development of a product category rules (PCR) document f...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The General Services Administration has posted a request online, asking those in industry, academ...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Haworth’s showroom in Beijing’s Parkview Green building has been recognized as the world’s first...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Northern California branch of the U.S. Green Building Council is leading the “Building Health...

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November 06, 2013 | PECI
Earlier this year, PECI used the NBI metrics to assess plug load energy use at PECI headquarter...
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The St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Health Care System is among government buildings to ach
October 31, 2013 | BD+C Editor

Green Globes, a LEED rival, was recently declared to be nearly equal with LEED standards by the G...

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October 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Portland State University will construct a 40,000 sf green roof research site on the top of a new...

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