Standards

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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July 27, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The National Roofing Contractors Association’s update of its Guidelines for Roof Systems With...

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July 27, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The Advanced Energy Design Guidelines from the Department of Energy and the American Soc...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

A glass envelope acting as a kind of biodome encapsulates four mixed-use towers at Parkview Green...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

It’s conceivable that innovation in project finance can do for building efficiency in the coming...

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July 13, 2012

The new One Bryant Park Bank of America tower in midtown Manhattan is the first new commercial hi...

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July 05, 2012

The collapse of a section of a roof parking deck at the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake in Ontari...

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July 05, 2012

After the May 22, 2011, EF-5 tornado destroyed St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo.,...

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July 05, 2012

Tax breaks passed by the U.S. government to encourage construction of green buildings are set to...

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June 28, 2012

The Living Building Challenge (LBC), a gr...

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