Net zero office building prototype. Rendering courtesy HOK via Wikimedia Commons
The organization is offering technical assistance along with financial benefits.
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The groups have joined forces to urge Congress to fully fund the 2020 Census and the annual Ameri...read more
The proposal is a compromise on another plan that would allow transgender people to use either the women’s or men’s room. Image via Pixabay
A few other cities, including Philadelphia, Austin, Texas, and Washington D.C., already have gend...read more
Rendering: city of Kokomo, Ind.
FEMA will withhold funding on $5.5 million worth of projects such as building tornado safe rooms...read more
The state university system would be one of the entities most impacted by changes to state law on project delivery. Photo: via Pixabay
Iowa lawmakers are investigating construction problems at the Fort Madison prison project and are...read more
The groups say the effort should encourage the construction of more sustainable buildings. Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture via Wikimedia Commons
The USGBC, ASHRAE, ICC, IES, and AIA are collaborating on a single green code.
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The Nevada Senate approved a bill that would suspend prevailing wage rules on school projects....
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Buildings would have to be built either two or three feet above the base flood elevation for a 10...read more
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Research at Case Western Reserve University has found that buildings that rock during an earthqua...read more
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LEED administrators are concerned about a small group of developers or project owners who tout th...read more
The proposal defines biomass as organic material, such as wood and crop waste, that can be burned to generate thermal energy. Photo: Kapilbutani via Wikimedia Commons
The proposal would add biomass to approved renewables.
Hillsdale Library, Portland, Ore. Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
The Institute’s Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum offers a communication tool that l...read more
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Under the consolidation, IAQA will become a part of the ASHRAE organization while maintaining its...read more
The standard would make large tracts of low-lying land off limits for construction with federal funds. Photo: Craig Dietrich via Wikimedia Commons
To meet the new standard, builders must build two feet above the currently projected elevation fo...read more
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The guide provides tools and advice for designing, commissioning, and operating chilled-beam syst...read more
As part of the partnership, the construction association will help finance upgrades to a website. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The goal is for the site to be improved to make it easier for construction contractors to learn h...read more
An Illinois law took effect on Jan. 1 that requires all new and remodeled schools to have storm s...read more
Gundersen Health System, a network of hospitals, medical clinics, and nursing homes in Wisconsin,...read more
The company aims to build 100 new DD Green-certified restaurants by the end of 2016.
Recent airport designs are bigger and much more efficient, based on a look at recent projects in...read more
The new standard contract provides a contractual vehicle for owners to save significant money fro...read more
An independent review panel of military specialists met with healthcare leaders Nov. 12 to consid...read more
This document provides a guide for manufacturers, architects/specifiers, contractors, and buildin...read more
National Roofing Contractors Association has released LEED v4: Roofing-related Provisions, a docu...read more
The U.S Army's ambitious net-zero initiative has had several successful pilot trials, and planner...read more
The design of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the site of the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school...read more
Extending the deadline gives LEED users additional time to prepare for LEED v4, the latest versio...read more
The least energy efficient multifamily property may be spending $165,000 more in annual energy co...read more
LEED Silver may be used, and in some instances, the Green Globes program may be substituted, acco...read more
New York City’s plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 includes tripling the amount...read more