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Switch from propane to electricity is critical to plan.
Accounts for dynamic shading from trees, buildings and other structures.
Energy benchmarking survey shows flat emissions pattern over past 20 years.
Capacity to store more than 2 million gallons of storm water on site.
Based on British standard and a publicly available standard.
New business models create disintermediation.
Benefits include driving tax revenue, business activity, and smart development.
Parking spots converted to bike lanes, transit is fast and easy.
Includes automatic shut offs for buildings of all sizes.
Can be combined with virtual net-metering software and tax-enabled financing.
Mixed-use tower would rise 21 stories high.
Opposed by real estate and trade groups, plan could generate $1 billion in next decade.
Streamlined process intended to improve efficiency, reduce hassle for bidders.
More diversity needed to keep pace with demand for workers.
Emphasizes human health and integrative building design.
Educate and lead clients to more sustainable choices, says LEED fellow.
Agency fully funded for first nine months of 2019.
Potential for serious harm is real, say researchers.
Energy analysis tool will identify energy efficiency opportunities.
Rendering: bayside Land Partners LLC
Revised plan eliminated 8-acre lagoon, trolley, show fountain, and reduced retail space.
Provides way to evaluate current state of resilience and guidance for areas of improvement.
Competition will award $500,000 in grants to teams who design innovative buildings.
New NIBS study finds that adopting 2018 Intl. Codes generate $11 benefit for every $1 invested....
Geothermal heating, living wall among notable features.
Moody’s economist says costs including mortgage rates worsening situation.
Focus will be on wage violations.
University/municipal partnership in Philadelphia aims to improve green infrastructure design....
Includes measures to reduce emissions from buildings and transportation.
New durability requirements for new buildings in the works.