EV charging port at The Kensington, Boston. Photo: Gustav Hoiland
A top sustainability expert gives the whys and wherefores of installing electric vehicle chargi...read more
BuroHappold’s work for the new Santa Monica (Calif.) City Services Building will help it become one of the first municipal facilities to meet the cutting-edge criteria for ILFI’s Living Building Challenge.
The engineering firm also launched a long-term partnership with ILFI.
Tenants increasingly expect a well-crafted property that feels unique, authentic, and comfortable...read more
Bifacial solar systems offer many advantages over traditional systems.
Energy-efficient building design starts with the building envelope, but the building systems have...read more
FabricAir’s ceiling-hung fabric duct and Ellumi Lighting’s bacteria-killing lights are among the...read more
Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...read more
Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina included dynamic glass when it expanded its Terminal A. Image: Courtesy of View
This sector accounts for one-fifth of View Glass’ portfolio.
HouseZero is designed to test systems whose installation would improve the performance of existing buildings that currently account for two-fifths of America's annual energy usage. Image: Michael Grimm
Hundreds of embedded sensors will inform energy use reduction research.
There is an efficient system for mounting solar panels to roofs and turning roof real estate into...read more
A building with a higher occupant density may have a higher energy use, but expend less energy pe...read more
Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii
The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current that will also all...read more
ASHRAE tool provides more automated approach to receive Building EQ Performance Score.
A rendering of an arctic village, where small reactors produce energy, heat, and steam for residents, is one of six “scenarios” for nuclear power that Gensler illustrated for Third Way, a Washington D.C.-based think tank. Image: Third Way
Third Way illustrates the utility of this energy source, at a time when alternatives to fossil fu...read more
The number of firms involved in AIA’s voluntary pact to slash energy consumption in buildings gre...read more
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Agencies must quantify the specific impacts when possible.
The Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute in Los Angeles expects to consume 51% less energy and produce 1.25 times the energy it uses, thanks to a $15.5 million retrofit. Image courtesy of NZP ETI.
The goal of the Net Zero Plus Electrical Training Institute is for this structure to become a mod...read more
Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, Va. Photo: Prakash Patel, courtesy SmithGroupJJR
The education building generated 83% more energy than it consumed over the last year en route to...read more
Robinson Starmills mall in San Fernando, Philippines. Photo: Robinsons Land, via Inhabitat
The Robinsons Starmills mall in San Fernando recently turned on a 2.9 megawatt rooftop PV plant....
Photo Credit: Nick Merrick
The Exploratorium at Pier 15 in San Francisco and the West Branch of the Berkeley Public Library...read more
With the full O&M package, solar adopters are able to maximize return on investment, optimize...read more
A rendering of what Masdar City was expected to look like upon its completion as a net-zero city. Credit: Forgemind ArchiMedia, Flickr Creative Commons
The $22 billion experiment, to this point, has produced less than stellar results.
The Kazakhstan Pavilion, designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, shows the wind-turbine cutout at the top of the sphere. Rendering courtesy AS+GG.
Creating a 25-story energy-generating globe for Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan put Adrian Smith + Gordon...read more
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The calculator breaks down the cost-effectiveness of energy codes on a state-by-state basis.
An open-air plaza inside AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami has been converted into a solar pavilion that makes the space more usable for revenue-generating functions. Courtesy NRG Energy and The Heat Group.
NRG Energy teams with Miami Heat to transform an underused open-air plaza and reinforce the facil...read more
Nearly half of energy-modeled projects met or came close to meeting 2014 carbon reduction targets. Photo: York Region/Creative Commons
Energy modeling allows architects to be more ambitious with energy-saving in their design project...
Solar panels on a roof. Photo: Jon Callas/Creative Commons.
Draft Multi-Year Program Plan available for review.
University of South Carolina’s Darla School of Business. Image courtesy Firewater Photography; other images courtesy Bruce Damonte
The project is part of a large DOE initiative to develop more buildings that can generate as much...read more