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    Building Design + Performance

    To meet the 2030 Challenge and other goals, we must reboot our operating system and recognize that there is no Plan B.

     
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    Sustainable Communities

    By 2020, we will see the return of mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods and developments. But we have a lot of red tape to clear first.

     
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    Economics + Financing

    We need to build a broad financial platform for the rapid adoption of energy efficiency and other green home attributes.

     
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    Codes, Standards + Rating Systems

    Expanding our range of expected outcomes from high-performance buildings is key to meeting aggressive environmental goals.

     
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    Water Efficiency

    To address water needs by 2020, we must rethinking our supplies and reconsider reuse.

     
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    Energy Efficiency + Building Science

    From foundations to ridgelines, the market is demanding new thinking for how to increase existing home performance.

     
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    Indoor Environmental Quality

    To avoid significant health or comfort issues, energy use and IAQ must have equal priority in building design and operation.

     
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    Building Design + Performance

    The building industry is at a Darwinian crossroads. It's time to evolve.

     
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    Materials + Products

    Advances in green chemistry and the relationship between design professionals and building product manufacturers will revolutionize the way we think about products and materials.

     
  • Vision 2020

    We've gathered 10 of the industry's best practitioners to outline changes we must make now to ensure we make it to 2020 and beyond.

     
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    Second Looks

    When design-bid-build won't cut it.

     
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    Energy Efficiency + Building Science

    Our future depends on education, training, and wide-spread commitment.