Nearly a quarter of single-family builders installed energy-producing equipment such as geothermal heat pumps and photovoltaics in new construction projects last year, according to NAHB.Read More
Revitalizing and rethinking suburban developments offers a wealth of opportunities to builders and architects, says Ellen Dunham-Jones, who is overseeing Sustainable Communities for the Hanley Wood Sustainability Council.Read More
The Green Building Initiative is providing free access to its online certification course for Green Globes Professionals for 60 days, while the USGBC has announced dates for when LEED credentials will start including LEED v4.Read More
A new study of NGBS-certified homeowners shows that very few regret their purchase.Read More
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has unanimously passed “The Better Buildings Act of 2013," which includes the introduction of Tenant Star for commercial building tenants.Read More
Just putting a sign on a building to signify it is green is a missed opportunity, says Blaine Brownell, ARCHITECT's resident materials columnist.Read More
If the high-performance home market is booming, why do some builders feel that buyers won't pay for green homes? The message is off, says John Barrows.Read More
The NRDC's Philip Henderson talks about the challenges and developments in sustainable building valuation and financing.Read More
Enhance your building’s thermal energy performance while optimizing its systems’ output with wireless heat vents, solar glass, tankless electric water heaters, and more.Read More
Hanley Wood's editors give you a day-by-day round up of last week's International Builder Show and Kitchen and Bath Industry Show.Read More
The New York Green Bank should stimulate private sector financing for commercial, multifamily, and residential renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.Read More
Dennis Wedlick explains why architects need to buddy up with building scientists.Read More
Why wait until the taps run dry? Architects and builders can step into a leadership role regarding water now, says the Southern Nevada Water Authority's Doug Bennett.Read More
These products and advances challenge the notion that the construction industry is reticent to change and sustainability.Read More
Mary Ann Lazarus talks about the new skills and education architects need going forward.Read More
A look at a handful of the eco-friendly product launches at this year’s combined show.Read More
A new study shows green homes accounted for 23 percent of the residential construction market last year and that number is only expected to grow.Read More
Preparations are under way for the 2015 update of the National Green Building Standard. Now is your chance to propose changes.Read More
In a formal agreement, the two entities seek to influence lending practices to encourage investments in energy efficiency.Read More
Designed by Coldham & Hartman Architects, the educational facility passed all criteria for the world's most comprehensive design- and performance-based building standard.Read More
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