More stories about Post-Occupancy Performance

  • Sam Rashkin on Codes, Standards, and Rating Systems

    The co-founder of Energy Star for Homes discusses new levels of performance requirements that will shape the future of our industry.

  • The Stuff of Green Building

    In the construction world, Nadav Malin believes there are two main species—diggers and climbers. While some people enjoy scaling ladders and creating structure, Malin prefers digging in the dirt. 

  • Flying Colors

    Phoenix Children's Hospital shows sensitivity to visitors and the environment.

  • Bringing Water to the Forefront

    Like most people, water conservation wasn’t on Mary Ann Dickinson’s radar 30 years ago.

  • Research, Apply, and Refine

    Michael Dickens is a realist. It took a while, but after charging into the building realm a quarter century ago with innovative ideas borne from his European heritage and early career in the auto industry, Dickens soon came to understand one immutable truth about the American home building...

  • The 2030 Challenge’s Energy Reduction Targets Are Within Reach

    Architecture 2030 says new U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast projects building energy use by 2030 will have dropped nearly 70% from 2005 due to improved building design and efficiency.

  • The 2030 Challenge’s Energy Reduction Targets Are Within Reach

    Architecture 2030 says new U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast projects building energy use by 2030 will have dropped nearly 70% from 2005 due to improved building design and efficiency.

  • ULI Creates Greenpoint Center for Building Performance

    Furthering its commitment to reducing global carbon emissions, the Urban Land Institute has transformed its Greenpoint Foundation into a research center operating within the organization's Climate, Land Use, and Energy initiative.

  • Case Study: European Standards Drive Performance

    What European markets can teach us about low-energy, low-carbon construction.

  • Green Adhesives

    Manufacturers are offering more adhesives that have low-VOC content and are certified low-emitting.