Sustainability

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

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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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April 19, 2011

The 60,000-square-foot single-stream material recovery facility (MRF) in Philadelphia will proces...

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April 19, 2011

The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment announced its Top 10 Green Proj...

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April 19, 2011

BMW North America will invest $60 million in two green dealerships in Manhattan. The new stores,...

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April 19, 2011

Our friends at Inhabitat have rounded up 15 incredible buildings—from underground cities to verti...

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April 15, 2011

The United States Environmental Protection Agency released its annual list of the top 10 American...

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April 14, 2011

The U.S. is putting greater emphasis on greening its worldwide portfolio of embassies. The U.S. S...

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April 14, 2011

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) introduces its latest green building rating system, LEED...

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April 13, 2011

Erin’s Pavilion, a welcome and visitors center at the 80-acre Edwin Watts Southwind Park in Sprin...

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April 13, 2011

Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and contr...

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April 13, 2011

Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va., is the commonwealth’s first inpatient healthca...

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April 13, 2011

People parking their cars inside the new Research Drive garage at Duke University are making hist...

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April 12, 2011

AIA Guide for Sustainable Projects to provide design and construction industries with roadmap for...

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March 30, 2011

In 2005, the Chinese government announced its target to reduce energy consumption per GDP unit by...

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March 30, 2011

In theory there’s a big pot of money that entrepreneurs with net-zero ambitions can draw from. Ea...

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