Green

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November 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The architects say the project will be the greenest soccer stadium in the world once completed....

Applying modern energy codes to building envelope retrofits [AIA course]

Roofing contractors apply insulation to an existing building. Building Teams should review the potential for increased moisture accumulation, condensation, and freeze-thaw before routinely adding insulation to older buildings. Photos courtesy Hoffmann Architects

October 27, 2016 | Bradley T. Carmichael, PE

When applying current energy codes to existing buildings, a number of issues arise, particularly...

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October 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 23-ft tall tower operates almost entirely on wind energy.

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October 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GBCI offered the first testing opportunity Oct. 3 at Greenbuild

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October 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The technology is targeted for climate, transportation, resiliency.

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October 06, 2016 | John Beeck, Vanita Negandhi, CBRE Healthcare

There has been a rapid improvement and availability of LED products as primary light sources in m...

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October 06, 2016 | AIA, BD+C Staff

More buildings are meeting certain goals, but energy intensity reduction results have flat lined...

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October 06, 2016 | USGBC

Arc is a platform that will allow any building to participate and immediately start measuring per...

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October 04, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Designed by Heerim Architects & Planners, The Clear Orb would produce just under 600 million...

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October 04, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The skyscraper received the certification despite a setback caused by Hurricane Sandy.

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October 03, 2016 | Structure Tone

Climate change, resilience and wellness are also growing concerns.

October 03, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Toyota of Corvallis has also joined a few other Toyota dealerships around the country to achieve...

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Seven buildings are part of the University of Kentucky Residential Revival project, once complete they all are seeking LEED certification.

| October 03, 2016 | Trim-Tex

Residential spaces that need to meet high traffic demands while accommodating an ever-changing po...

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The structure will be donated to Compton YouthBuild for construction-training program.

September 29, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mypower will install 150 solar panels on the roof, making it the oldest cathedral in the UK, and...

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September 28, 2016 | Rachel GIlbert, USGBC

LEED Fellows are best-in-class for green building design, engineering and development.

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September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Atlanta Falcons new home is expected to save 40% in energy usage than a typical NFL stadium....

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September 22, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Growroom’s spherical shape means it can also double as a covered outdoor public space.

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September 19, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project, which has been commissioned and is in the design phase, would eliminate CO2 and prod...

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September 13, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The gathering will address climate change and new sources of energy.

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September 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The costs and benefits of managing 29 types of waste are now included.

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August 30, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agencies must quantify the specific impacts when possible.

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August 29, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

No net GHG emissions will be allowed.

The LEED Gold-certified Environmental Science and Chemistry Building at the University of Toronto Scarborough is among 44 sustainable projects included in Diamond Schmitt Architects’ ecoMetrics visual database of energy models. Among its sustainable design features are earth tubes that draw fresh air through cylindrical intake shafts to be warmed or cooled (depending on the season) below ground before entering the HVAC system. Photo: Michael Muraz.

August 23, 2016 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Diamond Schmitt Architects’ ecoMetrics tool allows its designers to quickly analyze solutions bas...

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The University of Texas at Dallas Student Services Building was the first university building in Texas to Receive LEED Platinum ststus. Photo: Wikipedia Public Domain.

August 17, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new initiative screens projects to see if they are investor-ready.

The Chespapeake Bay Foundation’s Brock Environmental Center, Virginia Beach, Va., is only the eleventh building to earn Living Building Challenge status. It generated 83% more energy than it used over the past year and treats rainwater so that it is drinkable. SmithGroupJJR led the Building Team: Skanska (owner’s rep), A+F Engineering (SE), WPL (CE), Biohabitats (water treatment), The Façade Group (BECx), and Hourigan Construction (GC). Photo: Prakash Patel / courtesty SmithGroupJJR

August 03, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

AEC leaders in green building are stepping up to a higher level of innovation and to be a green l...

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Exterior light shelves on an office building in Denver, Colo. Photo: USEPA, U.S. government work

August 03, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, AECOM, and Arup top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s largest...

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AES Corporation Headquarters, Arlington, Va.Building Team: OPX, PLLC (architect), AES Corporation (owner), Coakley & Williams Construction, Inc. (GC), Blue Moon Engineering (MEP), SK&A (SE). Photo: Judy Davis / HD Photo

August 03, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., Clark Group, and Hensel Phelps top Building Design+Construction’s annual...

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Georgia BioScience Training Center, Social Circle, Ga.Building Team: Cooper Carry (architect), Technical College System of Georgia (owner), Whiting-Turner Contracting Company (GC). Photo: Carol Meyhoefer, courtesy Cooper Carry

August 02, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Stantec, and HOK top Building Design+Construction’s annual ranking of the nation’s large...

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New Miami Beach law requires LEED certification on projects larger than 7,000 sf

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July 26, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

LEED Silver the prescribed standard on buildings larger than 50,000 sf.

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