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    A roundup of green building news including a study of “mainstream green” consumers and the latest on energy efficiency appraisals and lending.

  • Learning by Design

    Philadelphia's Charter High School for Architecture and Design forged a new kind of design-based curriculum in public schools. Is the experiment working?

  • Learning by Design

    Philadelphia's Charter High School for Architecture and Design forged a new kind of design-based curriculum in public schools. Is the experiment working?

  • AIA and the Future of Residential Architecture

    Clark D. Manus, AIA's 2011 President, on the new partnership between AIA and residential architect

  • Civics Lessons

    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...