On Chicago’s southwest side, The Plant is a sustainable business incubator and collaborative research facility that’s close to achieving its net-zero energy goal.
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.
Known for its innovative uses of materials, the Switzerland-based firm finds a contemporary application for one of the world's oldest construction materials.
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.
LEDs have transformed the way we illuminate our buildings. Here is a macrolevel look at the microscopic processes use to make these revolutionary chips.
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.
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.
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.
In the fifth of six reports on what drives the decision-making process in high-performance building, we look at where Affordable Housing Finance's readers stand when it comes to green building.
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