Hanley Wood Sustainability Council members Steven Winter, FAIA, and Maureen Guttman, AIA, discuss the role of incentives and regulations in moving high-performance building into mainstream practice.
Jayson Antonoff of the Global Buildings Performance Network argues the benefits of linking building energy codes with benchmarking and disclosure policies.
For the building owner seeking to improve building performance without the up-front costs of solar or a retrofitting overhaul, weatherization is an alternative for optimizing energy efficiency.
A new survey from Building Commissioning Association (BCA) and PECI shows that demand for commissioning services has increased.
A new online tool gives manufacturer and third-party data to consumers and the trade for products in 17 categories from lighting to photovoltatics and to HVAC.
ASHRAE Standard 202 sets the minimum acceptable commissioning process for buildings and systems.
Rick Berman is the figure behind LEED Exposed, a shadowy astroturfing website that seeks to tilt the debate about building performance and development.
To ensure energy-efficient buildings live up to their namesake, building owners and the government may begin expressing their expectations in legal documents.
To meet the 2030 Challenge and other goals, we must reboot our operating system and recognize that there is no Plan B.
Architecture, like grass, could always be greener … Lessons learned from the Hudson Passive Project.
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