Green Building Products

November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living

As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living Future Institute, the zHome development in Issaq

November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

The 10-unit zHome in Issaquah Highlands, Wash., is the nation’s first net-zero multifamily projec...

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The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Spri

The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Springs, Calif., calls for net-plus energy, and high

November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Architects are seeking affirmation that the complex array of programs, systems, and tools at thei...

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Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition,

Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition, talks with some of the winning teams before thei

October 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fifteen teams competed last week in the first annual Vision U40 Competition at BD+C's Un...

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September 26, 2013 | Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...

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The LEED Platinum 120,000-sf Lewis and Clark State Office Building, Jefferson City, Mo. Design firm BNIM (architect/interior design) led the Building Team of Rumsey Engineers (mechanical design engineer), Smith & Boucher (MEP EOR), Clanton & Associates (lighting design), ENSAR Group (daylighting consultant), and Professional Contractors and Engineers (GC). The $18.1 million project won a Building Team Award (Platinum) from Building Design+Construction (www.BDCnetwork.com/BNIM/LewisAndClark).Photo: Farshid Assassi/Courtesy BNIM

September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in...

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The LEED Gold Appaloosa Branch Library, Scottsdale, Ariz.

The LEED Gold Appaloosa Branch Library, Scottsdale, Ariz., incorporated a variety of Firestone Building Products. DLW Architects designed the project. Photo courtesy of DLW Architects.

July 01, 2013 | Firestone Building Products Company LLC
June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-saving...

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May 14, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. M...

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May 03, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are corre...

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Enermodal staff at the firms annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermoda

Enermodal staff at the firms annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermodal Green Games (above). The firm has racked up numerous LEED Canada firsts: the first Platinum certification in Ontario (Toronto Region Conservation Authoritys Restoration Services Centre), the first Platinum industrial certification (Fifth Town Cheese), and the largest Platinum project in Canada (Bay Adelaide Centre).

March 21, 2013 | Ted Agres, Contributing Editor

At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.

Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store

Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store

March 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. Th...

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HOK sustainability expert Mary Ann Lazarus tapped by AIA for strategy consulting

HOK sustainability expert Mary Ann Lazarus tapped by AIA for strategy consulting position

February 25, 2013 | HOK

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, LEED® AP BD+C, has accepted a two-year consulting position with the Ameri...

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Valencia College at Lake Nonas innovative new $21.7 million Academic Building d

Valencia College at Lake Nonas innovative new $21.7 million Academic Building designed by SchenkelShultz Architecture. Ben Tann

November 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Featuring the latest technologies, the three-story, academic facility includes academic spaces an...

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November 14, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Light control manufacturer Lutron Electronics partners with Mermet and announces new sensor calib...

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BIM Article December 2011 BD+C

SharePoint360 was used to manage the renovation and expansion of three community colleges.

October 25, 2012 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...

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October 25, 2012 | By John Tocci, Jr.

Lessons for the AEC industry.

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

LEED v4 drafts and the public comment tool are now available on the newly re-launched, re-envisio...

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September 26, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Your firm is invited to contribute to this special issue, which will be distributed at Greenbuild...

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Perkins+Wills design is planned around a multi-story atrium that connects the s

Perkins+Wills design is planned around a multi-story atrium that connects the second, third and fourth levels of the building,

July 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Largest one-time funded Connecticut state project and first designed to be LEED Gold.

The design also provides Skanskas employees with an open atmosphere, allowing f

The design also provides Skanskas employees with an open atmosphere, allowing for more collaboration, interaction and communica

July 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Construction firm’s new 19,100-sf office targets LEED Gold certification.

The building cost the city a whopping $146.5 million which brings back the argu

The building cost the city a whopping $146.5 million which brings back the argument between building new energy efficient build

July 02, 2012 | Beth Carter

The 13-floor building can hold around 900 people, but consumes 60% less water and 32% less energy...

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Plumosa School of the Arts has been awarded LEED Gold by the USGBC.

Plumosa School of the Arts has been awarded LEED Gold by the USGBC.

July 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Education project dedicated to teaching sustainability in the classroom.

Chicago is known for its green roofs but has few green walls, a trend that began

Chicago is known for its green roofs but has few green walls, a trend that began in the late 1980s in France.

June 25, 2012 | By Melissa Harris

Project, with price tag of $2 million to $3 million, needs council approval.

The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years.

The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years and utilizes Nichiha USA's Illumination Series panels.

June 22, 2012

With features such as Nichiha's Illumination series panels, super-insulating glass units, and LED...

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June 22, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Global initiative is designed to spur building and infrastructure development, create new investm...

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