More stories about Ecommercial

  • Lab Undertakes Green Continuous Improvement

    As the performance of green buildings increasingly is being monitored, tracked and studied, it has become abundantly clear that the work doesn’t end at design or construction.

  • Passive Cooling Reflects a Firm's Green Commitment

    2008 Evergreen Awards Third Place Winner. Many companies look to reduce their energy footprint by scaling back their use of air conditioning, but the staff of Seattle architecture firm Weber Thompson has taken it a step further.

  • A Historic Building Earns Two LEED Platinum Awards

    2008 Evergreen Awards Second Place Winner. If one of the original occupants of the 1928 Mutual Building in Lansing, Mich., was to walk into the space today, the experience would be both familiar and astounding.

  • A Glass Conservatory Redefines Nature Appreciation

    2008 Evergreen Awards: First Place Winner. Although green-building practices have taken hold in virtually every market sector, construction methods for conservatories haven’t changed much since the 1840s.

  • Boston Green Projects

    Browse through 15 of Boston's green buildings.

  • Sustainable Renovations Earn a Historic Hotel High Marks

    For a historic building whose initial purpose was to allow members to burn off energy in a high-end athletic club, it perhaps is fitting that the InterContinental Chicago Hotel has made headlines once again because of energy use.