Standards

December 14, 2012

Ecologically-sustainable building practices, or “green labels,” will now be included on official...

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December 04, 2012

The Construction Specification Institute’s sustainability practice group is offering a webinar No...

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December 04, 2012

The U.S. Green Building Council expects to substantially revise LEED next year, requiring builder...

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December 04, 2012

The ANSI/BIFMA e3-2012 Furniture Sustainability Standard now includes an additional point for fur...

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December 04, 2012

More than half of the respondents to a survey of members of the Green Building Council in 62 coun...

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December 04, 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the newly developed safety and perf...

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December 04, 2012

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published QAG-2-12, Voluntary...

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December 04, 2012

The Durst Organization, the developer of the first LEED platinum certified skyscraper in the coun...

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December 04, 2012

Cities of the future can be both more resilient and more sustainable by promoting strategies that...

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November 29, 2012

Green procurement policies or green building mandates can help accelerate the adoption of green b...

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November 29, 2012

An effective document management system is necessary to stay in compliance with new and forthcomi...

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November 01, 2012

A new mapping tool from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Boston design firm can ca...

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November 01, 2012

The demand for green roofs and living walls is expected to climb from $5.3 billion in 2011 to $7....

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October 25, 2012

As buildings become more efficient and begin to use distributed electricity generation, they will...

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October 25, 2012

The city of Nashville, Tenn., is promoting the installation of green roofs through a measure prov...

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October 18, 2012

The city of Chicago has mandated that all new buildings that require any public funds must be LEE...

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October 04, 2012

A free online tool can calculate the amount of energy savings from installation of a green roof....

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October 04, 2012

The Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF), a Chicago-based environmental build...

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

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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September 28, 2012

Investment in data centers built to green standards will increase from the $17.1 billion predicte...

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September 20, 2012

Green standards may have to take into account the impact of reflective roofs on rainfall in the d...

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September 20, 2012

Earth Advantage Institute announced a new green building certification aimed at new or substantia...

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September 17, 2012

ASTM International and NTA, Inc. are developing a new standard for Structural Insulated Panels (S...

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September 17, 2012

NRCA University will offer a class called “Photovoltaic Roof Systems: Energizing Your Business” O...

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August 30, 2012

The CRRC-1 standard covers specimen preparation and test methods for measuring the initial and ag...

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August 30, 2012

Currently, LEED green building standards only accept timber products certified by the Forest Stew...

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August 10, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The town of Greensburg, Kan., virtually destroyed by a tornado in 2007, decided to rebuild 13 pub...

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August 02, 2012

A new report by the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council highlights four...

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August 02, 2012

A two-day summit focused on green building in the affordable housing market will be held Nov. 13...

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