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    When a tornado devastated the seamier side of Nashville, AIA helped the town redefine its future.

  • The American Institute of Architects and the Future of Sustainable Design

    Clark D. Manus, 2011 AIA President, on the Institute's Committment to Sustainability

  • Dealer Groups Help Launch Product Verification Program

    The new Claim Check program is designed to assure that manufacturers can back up their product claims.

  • Dealer Groups Help Launch Product Verification Program

    A group of regional building material supplier associations have joined with a product testing and certification company to launch the Claim Check Verification Program, an independent program designed to assure that manufacturers can back up their product claims.

  • KCMA Strengthens Green Cabinet Certification Program

    New rules for the association’s Environmental Stewardship Program require cabinet manufacturers to use products meeting CARB regulations; bonus points added for chain-of-custody certification.

  • Open-Cell, Spray-Foam Insulation From Demilec

    Demilec. Sealection 500 open-cell, spray-applied, semi-rigid polyurethane foam is fully water-blown and delivers an R-value of 3.81 per inch. The companys premium product, Agribalance, is a water-blown open-cell foam that contains more than 10% renewable agricultural-based materials and delivers...

  • Three Buildings Complete First Living Building Challenge Audits

    Two projects earn Living Building certification, and a third project earns partial program certification from the International Living Building Institute

  • The USGBC Launches The Center for Green Schools

    Expanding its efforts on the design, construction, and operation of schools and campuses, the USGBC aims for green schools in K-12 facilities and on higher education campuses within a generation.

  • Major League Green

    Allen Hershkowitz, senior scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council, talks about the greening of professional sports.

  • Virginia Tech Shines Overseas

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University takes top honors at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2010 competition.