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The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
on October 16,2014

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and household products, 50 found in the indoor environment, and 33 in human blood, milk, and tissues.

Photo courtesy Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities
on October 15,2014

The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s dean, Mohsen Mostafavi, describes as a “rapidly urbanizing global economy,” in which cities are building new structures “on a massive scale.” 

Photo: www.saltdistrict.com
on October 14,2014
This year’s Leadership Award recipients include Christine Ervin, David Orr, Jim DeCesare, Lloyd Alter, Tom Paladino, The Near Westside Initiative, and Mars, Inc.

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All photos: courtesy Valspar
on September 02,2014 in Feature

The building’s custom-fabricated wall panels look like copper, but are actually flat metal sheets coated with Valspar’s signature Fluropon Copper...

Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on July 01,2014 in Feature

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are...

Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centr
on May 22,2014 in Feature

Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/cold-aisle configurations to heat recovery...