Green Specifications

March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outl...

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Enermodal staff at the firms annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermoda
March 21, 2013 | Ted Agres, Contributing Editor

At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.

March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. Th...

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BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, e...

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The LEED Platinum, net-zero-ready campus police substation at Miramar College, a
November 29, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

More and more colleges and universities see sustainainably designed buildings as a given

Valencia College at Lake Nonas innovative new $21.7 million Academic Building d
November 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Featuring the latest technologies, the three-story, academic facility includes academic spaces an...

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November 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Partnership will help further USGBC’s mission by advancing green building education

November 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Focus is on healthy building materials to promote indoor environmental quality and human health...

November 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

7,000 members of the green building industry convene for opening ple...

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November 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Respondents indicated a widespread commitment to sustainable practices

A ceiling-high stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs was created by artis
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Hotel boom signals good news for greener lodging facilities

The 15,000-sf 911 facility in Morris, Ill., designed and built by Wight & Co. fo
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Public sector remains a bastion of sustainability

The Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant, which powers the entire 34-a
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Green medical facilities extend beyond hospital walls

The LEED Platinum-rated Panama Commons, in Panama City, Fla., is a community of
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Sustainably designed apartments are apples of developers’ eyes

College Park Elementary School, Virginia Beach, Va., has an integrated wetland g
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

High-performance schools put ‘sustainability’ in the lesson plan

Net-zero energy Health Professions & Student Services Building, North Shore Comm
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Enter the new era of ‘disclosure and transparency’

October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

LEED v4 drafts and the public comment tool are now available on the newly re-launched, re-envisio...

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Plans include a rich mix of proposed uses, including over 15,000 residential uni
September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The “Lakeside Idea” is about bridging a brownfield industrial past to a green lifestyle future, f...

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The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm
September 17, 2012 | By Charles Young

An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.

The 180,000-sf LEED Gold Genzyme Corporation Biologics Support Center in Framing
July 31, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Top 10 AEC Firms in Green Buildings and LEED Accredited Staff.

The Gaillard Center project includes the addition of a 1,800 seat multi-purpose
July 25, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Seeking LEED Silver certification, the project will begin in August and is slated for completion...

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Greg Kats
July 18, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Kats' role is to help further expand GreenWizard’s impact in the sustainable construction industr...

The new Dr. Phillips Charities building received LEED Silver certification from
July 17, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The building incorporates sustainable design features, environmentally-friendly building products...

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The building cost the city a whopping $146.5 million which brings back the argu
July 02, 2012 | Beth Carter

The 13-floor building can hold around 900 people, but consumes 60% less water and 32% less energy...

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Chicago is known for its green roofs but has few green walls, a trend that began
June 25, 2012 | By Melissa Harris

Project, with price tag of $2 million to $3 million, needs council approval.

Jerry Yudelson
June 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Sustainability planning, green building and water efficiency consultant, Jerry Yudelson keynoted...

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June 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

USGBC Center for Green Schools and other experts to present practical tips.

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