Energy-Efficient Design

ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,
April 14, 2014 | Urban Land Institute

Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, accordin...

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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College
March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...

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February 24, 2014 | McCarthy Building Companies

The facility is intended to be "the most sustainable laboratory in the world," and incorporates n...

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Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
February 21, 2014 | Thulasi Narayan, LEED AP, Paladino and Company

This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling...

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February 14, 2014

Vendor-neutral publication examines aspects of the popular power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric...

All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun
January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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January 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Despite misleading media reports, January 1 did not mark a ban on the manufacture or import of 60...

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Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &
January 11, 2014 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, LEED AP, Brick Industry Association

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...

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January 06, 2014 | The Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president t...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new prerequisite in LEED v4 calls for each project to measure whole building energy use, and th...

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December 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors and our contributors posted hundreds of blogs in 2013. Here's a recap of th...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 20, 2013 | Buro Happold

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic per...

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December 17, 2013 | USGBC

The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, was named a winner of USGBC's annual award,...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana Universitys IU Cinema, an example of high
November 27, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the environmental, economic, and market pressures affecti...

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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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The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transforme
November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this special report on the latest green building trends across...

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November 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Next week at Greenbuild, BD+C will unveil its demonstration pediatric patient unit, called Pedia-...

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November 13, 2013 | Navigant Research

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next...

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As part of its IntelliCommand building operations management service, Jones Lang
November 08, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief
Real estate services giant Jones Lang LaSalle set out to answer these questions when it partner...
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As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living
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 newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wi
November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

LEED for Healthcare debuted in spring 2011, and certifications are now beginning to roll in. They...

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The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Spri
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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November 06, 2013 | BOMA International

The commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has resulted in a downwa...

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November 06, 2013 | PECI
Earlier this year, PECI used the NBI metrics to assess plug load energy use at PECI headquarter...
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Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition,
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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October 09, 2013 | ASHRAE
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