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Ketchikan (Alaska) Federal Building. Photo: GSA
on July 17,2014

After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has concluded that biomass boilers are a viable alternative for hot-water-heated buildings where natural gas is unavailable. 

on July 17,2014

A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed on June 29; the Alliance was formed to explore ways in which industry groups could work together to address all aspects of indoor environmental quality and health.

All photos: © Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
on July 10,2014

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and their surrounding micro-climates, has won the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

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on April 21,2014 in Feature

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