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Rendering courtesy Tesla
on January 21,2015

Tesla Motors’ “gigafactory,” a $5 billion project on 980 acres in Sparks, Nev., could annually produce enough power for 500,000 electric cars.

Rendering courtesy Behnisch Architekten
on November 25,2014

The multi-use building for Artists For Humanity that is slated to be the largest energy positive commercial building in New England.

Jerry Yudelson, President of the Green Building Initiative, with Grant Seiffert,
on November 21,2014

The STEP Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing technology industry benchmarks for sustainability practices in the built environment, and the Green Building Initiative, a nonprofit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of sustainable building practices, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

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Photo courtesy Leo A Daly, NEON
on December 29,2014 in Feature

For the past six years, Leo A Daly has been designing sites for remote field stations with near-zero ecological disturbance. The firm's...

Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
on December 28,2014 in Feature

This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling, as well as how to conduct quick payback and net...

Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on December 23,2014 in Feature

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