Green Specifications

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The Living Building Challenge was chosen from a pool of 122 of entries from around the world.

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June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Student input on green elements provides learning experience.

The Tufts School of Dental Medicine developed a multi-year, multi-phase master p
June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project receives LEED Gold certification.

In the spring of 2009, Muhlenberg College embarked on an expansion and renovatio
June 08, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Seegers Student Union at Muhlenberg College has been reconstructed to serve as the core of social...

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Stantecs 2011 Sustainability Report outlines its performance towards environmen
June 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Stantec's fifth annual Sustainability Report was prepared in accordance with the internationally...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

June 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken...

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The International Animal Health and Food Safety Institute at the K-State Olathe
June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Aspects of the design included a curtain wall and punched openings allowing natural light deep in...

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The new hall is tracking for USGBC LEED Gold certification.
May 31, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Clad in glass and copper-colored panels, the three-story building thrusts outward from the core o...

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Radnor Middle School features the latest technologies developed for lowering ene
May 21, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Radnor Middle School among the most sustainable schools in the U.S.

May 16, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Getting the IgCC adopted in all 50 states and in jurisdictions across the country is the primary...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Total number of major global green buildings n...

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May 03, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The system combines the use of sensors, novel construction materials, and utility control softwar...

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

New NSF Standard provides manufacturers, specifiers and building industry with verifiable, object...

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April 30, 2012 |

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...

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April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design professionals who are members of APA’s Professional Associates are automatically enrolled...

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April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

President Bill Clinton to deliver keynote address at ?largest solar energy event in the Americas....

April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Given the rapid transformations occurring in the federal construction sector, FMI examines the ke...

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A key design element in the police substation was the green roof grid system, wh
April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The police substation is the first higher education facility in San Diego County to achieve LEED...

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The Flat Tower design is based on a medium-height dome structure that covers a l
April 06, 2012 | by Beth Buczynski

A team of French designers unveil the “Flat Tower” design, a second place winner in the 2011 eVol...

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John Hazlett, Director of Sustainability, City of Indianapolis; Greg Ballard, Ma
April 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Emmitt J. Bean Federal Center project team for...

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March 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Opportunity for residential and commercial building professionals to gain insight on state and co...

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Photovoltaic panels atop the Knight Management Center at the Stanford Graduate S
March 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The 360,000-sf facility underscores what is taught in many of the school’s electives such as Envi...

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The Stego Wrap vapor barrier has been submitted to the HPD Working Group a volun
March 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Vapor barrier manufacturer strives to provide better green choices to designers and builders.

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The Firestone BP iPad app offers building owners, facility managers, contractors
March 07, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Free app provides a preview of Firestone’s Roots to Rooftop Building Envelope Solution with an ov...

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Bomel Construction Co. and IPD designed and built two adjoining garages, a socce
March 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The $24-million facility, which fits into a canyon setting on the university’s East Campus, inclu...

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February 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Chen works closely with property owners to ensure that their properties meet and exceed all indus...

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February 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This third draft of LEED has been refined to address technical stringency and rigor, measurement...

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Four types of sustainable roofing systems from Tremco Roofing and Building Maint
February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Changes were so extensive that the certification is for new construction and not for renovation;...

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February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

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