The equipment’s supplier is eyeing the U.S. for aggressive growth.
Zeroing in on a specific technology—residential scale cold climate air source heat pumps—Neil Veilleux, Vice President at Meister Consultants Group, has worked with a handful of cities to rapidly scale up low carbon heating, cooling, and hot water markets in order to achieve cities’ 80% by 2050 greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. Illustration: AECOM, ESRI CityEngine
More and more, green project teams are relying on publicly available “external datasets” to prior...read more
The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction C...read more
Miami Beach, Fla. Photo: Marc Averette/Wikimedia Commons.
LEED Silver the prescribed standard on buildings larger than 50,000 sf.
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center's new green facility. Photo: NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center/Creative Commons.
All new buildings and major renovations to be net-zero by 2030.
TD Bank Tower and TD North Tower. Photo: John Vetterli/Wikimedia Commons
The newly renovated 25,000-sf space achieved gold-level status.
Photo: Cygnusloop99 via Wikimedia Commons.
New requirements went into effect April 8.
Clemson University's Lee III Hall is a zero net-energy building. Photo: Nicobro1/Wikimedia Commons
Provides guidelines for measurement and implementation
The LEED sign at the Crystals at the CityCenter development in Las Vegas. Photo: Cygnusloop99/Wikimedia Commons
Goal is to ensure users are aware of factors that impact their ratings.
KWS Infra is piloting a program to make roads from plastic garbage, including bags and bottles extracted from the ocean. Renderings courtesy KWS Infra
KWS Infra is piloting a program to make roads from plastic garbage, including bags and bottles ex...read more
University Center, The New School, New York City. Image: James Ewing
Seattle's Bullitt Center and the University Center at The New School are among AIA's ...read more
WELL complements green building rating programs such as LEED, Three Star, and BREEAM. Image courtesy Morgue File/kconnors
The WELL Building Standard is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring...read more
Net zero office building prototype. Rendering courtesy HOK via Wikimedia Commons
The organization is offering technical assistance along with financial benefits.
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.
As part of its pledge to environmentally sound practices, real estate investment trust Macerich i...read more
National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, designed by The Freelon Group and HOK. Photo: @Albert Vecerka/Esto
Collectively, 1,662 commercial and institutional projects became LEED certified within the top 10...read more
For the past six years, Leo A Daly has been designing sites for remote field stations with near-z...read more
From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are pot...read more
Zaha Hadid Architects released designs for the new headquarters of Emirati environmental manageme...read more
The new collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management...read more
Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year, and Western Michigan University w...read more
The company aims to build 100 new DD Green-certified restaurants by the end of 2016.
The multi-use building for Artists For Humanity that is slated to be the largest energy positive...read more
The STEP Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing technology industry benchmar...read more
The new additions, from India, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Kazakhstan, Hungary and Mexico, b...read more
M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED pr...read more
The Appraisal Foundation is striving to improve appraisers’ understanding of green valuation....
The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, e...read more