A new method to extract iron from virgin resources might give the world's most widely recycled material an environmental edge after all, despite its high embodied energy.
In an effort to increase transparency and recruit more stakeholders, the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute is seeking outside input for the next version of its standard.
Randy Thompson is out to prove that a collaborative design-build process will significantly reduce costs and boost ROI to green up the country’s building stock.
Do you know what's in the products you're specifying? In the fifth webinar of our Vision 2020 series, we look at what's driving the growing call for material transparency and how it may influence your design processes.
LEDs have transformed the way we illuminate our buildings. Here is a macrolevel look at the microscopic processes use to make these revolutionary chips.
Insulation is a must of energy-efficient homes. New options offering recycled and renewable materials make the selection and installation processes easier.
Standard 202P, Commission Process for Buildings and Systems, identifies the minimum acceptable commissioning process. Public review period runs until Oct. 1.
Designed by KieranTimberlake, the app allows architects to calculate the environmental impact of building components throughout the design process.
As an integrated design process becomes the norm and energy usage moves up in the priorities of a project, design teams must begin looking at energy early on.
Ron Rochon, managing partner at the Miller Hull Partnership, shares how designing the Bullitt Center, which is aiming for Living Building certification, changed his firm's design processes.
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