Architect Todd Ray of Studio Twenty Seven Architecture remodeled his own home in Arlington, Va., to be LEED Platinum-certified and full of light-filled, highly livable space.Read More
BNIM's longtime principal and stalwart of the movement for sustainable architecture is the 2014 winner of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainability, the largest annual award for sustainability in the built environment.Read More
The solar revolution is upon us. Installations are high (Q114 solar installation numbers were the second highest in the history of the market), prices have decreased considerably, and people are starting to see the considerable savings.Read More
Featuring a handlebar that doubles as a u-lock, a cargo rack, electric assist, auto-shifting, and integrated smart lights.Read More
Who makes the real mark of going green?Read More
Comparing the energy efficiency of two buildings incorporates involves many more variables than just x, y and z.Read More
A green roof can help regulate a home's temperature year-round, but you need to choose plants that can rough it.Read More
The move will sync the code with Standard 189.1 to provide a single resource for code officials and project teams while likely modifying LEED.Read More
The hipster city offers a range of mass transit options that integrate smartly into its urban plan.View
A medley of parks and eating venues enables unexpected meetings and impromptu dance lessons.View
Recent development in the city has emphasized the success of all neighborhoods through strategic design and connections. View
Stat of the Day
The Electric Power Monthly report released last month by the U.S. Energy Information Administration details energy consumption, and the average retail price of electricity to customers in every U.S. state monthly and annually from 2007 to May 2014. Which states and regions saw the biggest price...Read More
CBRE's inaugural Green Building Adoption Index benchmarks how the 30 largest commercial office markets in the U.S. rank for adoption of "green" space.Read More
The 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index from research firm Clean Edge tracks clean tech progress by state, and in the 50 largest metro areas.Read More
CoreLogic's 2014 Storm Surge Report estimates the number of single-family homes exposed to storm surge damage as a result of hurricanes, as well as the estimated cost of reconstruction. Our interactive map breaks out one section of the report--top states with the most homes at risk for damage.Read More
These stunning adaptive reuse projects received recognition in the Remodeling Design Awards.Read More
The Andrew Sykes Group, a large air conditioning firm based in the UK, has developed this interactive displaying record highs, and current temperatures from select cities across the globe. Read More
For the building owner seeking to improve building performance without the up-front costs of solar or a retrofitting overhaul, weatherization is an alternative for optimizing energy efficiency.Read More
On Chicago’s southwest side, The Plant is a sustainable business incubator and collaborative research facility that’s close to achieving its net-zero energy goal.Read More
The National Institute of Building Sciences’ free online guide compiles performance-based criteria and codes for public and commercial building projects.Read More
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