Energy-Efficient Design

Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &

Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short & Associates and completed in 2000. It uses 51% le

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

The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana Universitys IU Cinema, an example of high-performance reuse. The facility houses a THX-ce

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

The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transformed into offices and event space. Hastings Archite

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

As part of its IntelliCommand building operations management service, Jones Lang LaSalle staffs a team of facilities experts who

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

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 newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wi

The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wings joined by a well-lit atrium, accented with i

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

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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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,

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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October 09, 2013 | ASHRAE
September 16, 2013 | Schneider Electric

Forty-three percent of energy leaders say their investment in energy efficiency next year is proj...

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September 16, 2013 | Schneider Electric

 Forty-three percent of energy leaders say their investment in energy efficiency next year is pro...

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September 04, 2013 | Leo O’Loughlin, Senior Vice President, Energy and Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle

Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before,...

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Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance

Sprout Space, a modular template designed by Perkins+Will, is a high-performance, customizable solution, bringing K-12 modular design to the next level and attracting interest from school officials.

August 30, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

With budget, space needs, and speed-to-market pressures bearing down on school districts, modular...

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August 13, 2013 | SmithGroupJJR

The new Phoenix Regional Office of DPR Construction, designed by SmithGroupJJR, has been official...

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Left to right: Ethan Rogers, ACEEE; Jennifer Eskil, Bonneville Power Administrat

Left to right: Ethan Rogers, ACEEE; Jennifer Eskil, Bonneville Power Administration; Rick Marsh, Industrial Energy Efficiency Network; Paul Scheihing, US Department of Energy; Joe Almaguer, The Dow Chemical Company; and R. Neil Elliot, ACEEE.

July 25, 2013 | ACEEE

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) presented four Champion of Energy Ef...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

June 18, 2013 | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...

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