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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.

Every aspect of the Center—location, materials, utilities, operation and use—mee
on November 12,2014

More than a decade after opening its groundbreaking Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the group is back at it with a structure designed to be net-zero water, net-zero energy, and net-zero waste.

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Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
on November 02,2014 in Feature

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED projects during the past 13 years.

The 44,640-sf Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Building in D
on October 21,2014 in Feature
Much of the spirited discussion around LEED v4 has been centered on the Materials & Resources Credit. At least one voice in the wilderness...
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...