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  • IgCC: What Now?

    UL Environment's director of public affairs raises issues that may appear as the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is published this month.

  • Lighten Up With Tubular Daylighting Devices

    Tubular daylighting devices (TDDs) turn natural light into a deployable technology.

  • Transparency and the Role of Environmental Product Declarations

    A white paper from UL Environment examines the development and use of EPDs in the validation of life cycle-based product environmental impacts.

  • Chill Out

    A look at passive and active chilled-beam systems.

  • Finding the Finances for Renewables

    A white paper from the Institute for Building Efficiency explores financing models for energy efficiency and renewable energy in existing buildings.

  • Solar Does Double Duty

    New technologies integrate solar-energy collection into windows and walls.

  • Sustainability Education Clearinghouse Launched

    The Green Education Foundation and USGBC are now providing a free online tool.

  • Ecologically Inspired

    Mimicking tidal flows, Living Machines offer energy-efficient systems to treat and reuse wastewater on site.

  • Light Meter

    Using the right lighting calculation tools can affect a project's success or failure, so how do designers choose the right ones for the job?

  • Blooming Boxes: Examining Fuel Cell Technology

    At one time more hype than reality, fuel cell systems are powering hundreds of buildings nationwide.