We’re marking the year’s biggest celebration of the environment with a look at why a commitment to green building matters.Read More
Since 2002, the U.S. has increased its installed solar photovolatic capacity by a factor of 200. Which cities are leading the way?Read More
For the sixth year in a row, Los Angeles reigns supreme in the EPA's ranking of the the most commercial Energy Star building certifications earned in a year for the country's top 25 cities. The EPA also ranked mid-sized and small cities.Read More
A handful of sustainable features are now showing up in the typical single family home this year, according to the NAHB.Read More
A minimalist furniture series uses recycled and reclaimed materials, photovoltaic panels get a colorful boost, and more in this week’s roundup.Read More
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The National Association of Realtors recently looked at what features home buyers consider to be "very important" when purchasing a home.Read More
Following the introduction of the Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Act to restore and boost energy efficiency tax credits for buildings, the Senate Finance Committee votes to retroactively extend a deduction for commercial and multifamily buildings.Read More
A new study looks at 50 of the world's major cities to see which are most vulnerable to challenges of climate change, population growth, and globalization--and which are the most resilient. However, every city could learn from the report.Read More
A new study asserts that increased forest harvest could reduce global carbon emissions by up to 31 percent.Read More
From passive and resilient design strategies to interactive, high-performance facades, each of the 10 residential projects honored in the 2014 AIA Housing Awards tout high-performance features.
LPL Financial opened its new headquarters last week, which features fuel cells that convert biogas into enough electricity to power the building and an additional 750 homes.Read More
Jayson Antonoff of the Global Buildings Performance Network argues the benefits of linking building energy codes with benchmarking and disclosure policies.Read More
Three senators propose restoring and boosting energy efficiency tax credits for residential, commercial, and multifamily buildings under the new Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Act.Read More
In the third part of a series looking at what drives green product manufacturers, we chat with Steve Revnew, vice president of product development for The Sherwin-Williams Company, about the company's approach to sustainability.Read More
These products help give spaces—and their occupants—a lift.Read More
ARUP looks into how architecture and infrastructure can better address climate change, resource scarcity, rising energy costs, disaster resistance, and human and environmental health through sustainable design strategies.Read More
Gov. Mike Pence decides not to veto bill that will shut down Indiana's energy efficiency program for homes, schools, stores, and factories. As a result, the program will end Dec .31.Read More
What drives green product manufacturers? In the second part of this series, we chat with Brian Cooley, director of sustainability for Huber Engineered Woods, an underwriter of our Vision 2020 program, about the company's approach to sustainability.Read More
In the last several months, the world has welcomed several LEED certified projects representing firsts for the program. Here’s a closer look at five of the most recent.Read More
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