The Energy Department today launched a new Buildings Performance Database, the largest free, publ...read more
An adaptive reuse to create LEED Platinum offices, a park that honors veterans, and a grand natio...read more
In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...read more
LED lighting technology provides unique advantages, but it’s also important to understand its lim...read more
Sky City, Changsha. Rendering courtesy of Broad Sustainable Building
Eric Oliver, EMO Energy Solutions
Schneider Electric’s Xperience Efficiency series will begin with events in the United States, Chi...read more
St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler
Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient,...read more
When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. M...read more
Propane Heat & Power Incentive Program provides up to $10,000 for qualifying generators, micr...read more
The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officia...read more
From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...read more
The bookless Digital Library at UNO Galewood Charter School, one of 13 UNO charters serving Chicagos Hispanic community. Students sit at genius bars and use tablets and mobile devices to do their work. UNO wanted to break the mold of what a library is, says Patricia Saldaa Natke, Principal in Charge at UrbanWorks, Ltd., the schools designer. Christopher Barrett Photography
Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...read more
A survey of 291 building owners by IDC Energy Insights shows that 50% of owners use smart buildin...read more
Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.
The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...read more
The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert...read more
Enermodal staff at the firms annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermodal Green Games (above). The firm has racked up numerous LEED Canada firsts: the first Platinum certification in Ontario (Toronto Region Conservation Authoritys Restoration Services Centre), the first Platinum industrial certification (Fifth Town Cheese), and the largest Platinum project in Canada (Bay Adelaide Centre).
At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.
Bullitt Center will open this spring. Photo: John Stamets
Superefficient Seattle office building is designed to meet the ambitious goals of the Living Buil...read more
Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.
Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...read more
Tax incentive database for reflective roofs available
The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Database of State Incentives for Renew...read more
Residents of energy-efficient complex will reap the benefits of a hydroponic farm.
BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, e...read more
In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role in addressing climate change.
In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role...read more
Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...read more
5 radical trends in outpatient facility design
Building Design+Construction combed the healthcare design and construction sector to evaluate the...read more
5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are f...read more
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museums new wing voted Bostons 'most beautiful new building'
Bostonians voted the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's new wing the...read more