Sustainability

All tile produced by Crossville will contain certified recycled content.

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Crossville has joined with TOTO to recycle that company’s pre-consumer fired sanitary ware.

There is now a call for making enhanced resilience of a buildings structure to natural and man-made disasters the first conside

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

There is now a call for making enhanced resilience of a building’s structure to natural and man-m...

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The Kohler booth is made up of four distinct suites: three common commercial spaces a hotel restroom, a stadium restroom, and

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

In a setting composed of reclaimed materials, biodegradable signage, energy-efficient lighting an...

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Often incorporating recycled content, brick exteriors, interiors and landscaping options can increase sustainability that also h

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Brick exteriors, interiors and landscaping options can increase sustainability that also helps ea...

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The enhanced performance roof hatch is designed for buildings seeking a LEED certification and for buildings located in areas wi

October 06, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The cover features a specially designed EPDM finger-type gasket that ensures a positive seal with...

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Mythic Paint launched a high performance paint, and a combination paint and primer at Greenbuild 2011.

October 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

A high performance paint, and a combination paint and primer now available. 

In a quest to create the ultimate green house, 20 collegiate teams compete in Washington D.C. Mall.

September 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Modular Architecture > In a quest to create the ultimate ‘green’ house, 20 collegiate teams co...

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September 28, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

LEED Fellows represent green building industry's most accomplished professionals.

Design on the Edge presents plans created by seven teams of nine Chicago- based architects to reimagine seven of the citys neig

September 16, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Design on the Edge presents plans created by seven teams of nine Chicago-based architects to reim...

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The Empire State Building has been awarded LEED Gold for Existing Buildings certification.

September 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The 2.85 million-sf building is celebrating its 80th anniversary while nearing completion of its...

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Construction waste signage in both English and Spanish at a job site alerts workers to the importance of C&D waste diversion.

September 12, 2011 | By Scott Grogan, LEED AP BD+C, Scott Bollmann, LEED AP BD+C, Robynn Selle, JD, LEED AP, and Chrisie Ambrass

Best practices for an environmentally optimized job site.

The Core Project, an international design competition to generate innovative ideas for renewing Sebastopol city center.

August 31, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The goal of The Core Project is to explore how the physical presence of Sebastopol can become a m...

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June 23, 2011 | Business Wire; IKEA
June 01, 2011

The U.S. Green Building Council reports that Chicago has the highest number of square feet of LEE...

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May 26, 2011 | By Tom Powers, PE, LEED AP, CFM, CPESC and Lois Vitt Sale, AIA, LEED Faculty

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES HSW/SD learning units by studying this article and successfully passing the onli...

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May 25, 2011

Thanks to a $45 million federal appropriation to the Smithsonian Institution, the Smithsonian Env...

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May 18, 2011

The 113,000-sf Rolling Meadows Elementary School in San Antonio is the Judson Independent School...

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May 17, 2011

The editors of Building Design+Construction want your input on the topic (or topics) we...

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May 16, 2011

The U.S. Green Building Council and the American Institute of Architects unveiled "Local Leaders...

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May 16, 2011

A virtual tour of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Platinum HQ is available. The tour featu...

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May 16, 2011

Seattle launched a new program that will help commercial property owners and managers assess and...

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May 10, 2011

A new report from the Cascadia Green Building Council offers best management practices for design...

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May 10, 2011

Can you name the nation’s greenest K-12 school? How about the greenest commercial building? If yo...

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May 10, 2011

The Los Angeles Business Council's study on the feasibility of installing solar panels on the cit...

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May 06, 2011

“Zero and Net-zero Energy Buildings + Homes,” a 64-page White Paper that proclaims “the next fron...

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May 03, 2011

More jurisdictions are utilizing the new International Green Construction Code (IGCC) as a tool t...

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May 03, 2011

The general public isn’t terribly aware of green buildings in their area, according to a TD Bank...

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May 03, 2011

Demand for green building materials is projected to expand 13.0% annually to $71.1 billion in 201...

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April 26, 2011

The New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects invited Mr. Mazria to present a keyn...

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April 22, 2011

The GSA is testing and evaluating 16 emerging sustainable building technologies and practices in...

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