A new tear-inspired material developed by scientists at Harvard's Wyss Institute could help architects with stormwater management in buildings.
The Space Age technology is poised to alter the insulation and thermal energy storage industries to significantly reduce building energy demand.
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New data show the effects of increased efficiency of HVAC equipment.
Industry groups foresee problems with the proposed changes to LEED. We look at some of the concerns with LEED v4.
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Lighter concrete means reduced fuel during transportation.
Perfect for ships' hulls and buildings in humid climates, a team of researchers just developed a surface that sheds organisms without chemicals.
Bruce King, founder of Ecological Building Network, says builders need to look beyond Portland cement and toward alternative materials like straw, hemp, and barbed wire.
Bill Walsh envisions a healthier and more transparent tomorrow.
A mining standards framework helps bring responsible metal and mineral extraction into the raw materials conversation.