• Reference Point

    The National Institute of Building Sciences’ free online guide compiles performance-based criteria and codes for public and commercial building projects.

  • Countdown to Convention

    We're counting down 30 days to the AIA National Convention in Chicago on June 26 to 28, with 30 things to do to get ready, to do while there, or that the Windy City have to offer.

  • "LEED Exposed": Beltway Astroturf Organization Sets Sights on Green Building

    Rick Berman is the figure behind LEED Exposed, a shadowy astroturfing website that seeks to tilt the debate about building performance and development.

  • Findings from the World of Concrete

    These products and advances challenge the notion that the construction industry is reticent to change and sustainability.



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  • A Former Meat-Processing Facility Becomes a Green Hub

    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.

  • Eight Tech Updates for Your Toolbox

    From a thermal-imaging cell phone case to an app that brings LCAs into Revit models, these technologies aim to hone your projects’ green edge and improve your team’s efficiency.



  • Inside the Rebuilding Exchange

    A salvage yard on Chicago’s northwest side, whose product line was featured in our June issue, finds new uses for landfill-bound building materials while providing job training.


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