• Recycled Fibers Make Low-VOC Textiles

    KnollTextiles' Harmony Collection includes four styles featuring recycled content.

     
  • Deck Board Uses Recycled Aluminum

    Wahoo Decks' AridDek is a waterproof aluminum deck board.

     
  • Wetland System Reuses Water

    The Living Machine from Worrell Water Technologies is a decentralized, on-site ecological wastewater treatment and reuse system.

     
  • Light Shelf Brings Daylight Deep Into Interiors

    The Luminance light shelf from YKK AP is made of aluminum extrusions and a honeycomb core panel with a highly reflective surface that diffuses daylight deep into inteiror spaces.

     
  • Solar Awning System Is Motorized

    Tendal One, manufactured by Durasol Awnings Inc., is a motorized, retractable solar awning system designed for balconies, decks, verandas, terraces, and roof gardens.

     
  • urban implosion

    Focusing on compact urban planning, Arcosanti is a living laboratory for an anti-sprawl city.

     
  • Best-Laid Plans

    Scheduled for completion in 2011, NAU's Health and Learning Center is aiming for LEED Gold certification.

     
  • News Worthy

    The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication creates headlines of its own with a sustainable new structure.

     
  • Good Chemistry

    Two rival Arizona universities work together to build the Biomedical Collaborative #1 in Phoenix, designed by SmithGroup.

     
  • Who’s the greenest of them all?

    A look at how competition fosters innovation in the sustainable building realm.

     
  • greening phoenix

    Dr. Robert Melnick, executive dean of the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University, discusses the Green Phoenix plan.

     
  • Home office

    Designing with the desert heat in mind, [merrz]project provides a versatile structure that accomodates a variety of functions while keeping operating costs low.

     
  • It’s a gas

    Using a series of wells or blower, flare, or vacuum systems, landfill gas can be extracted and converted into usable energy

     
  • listening to the land

    The fundamental principals of landscape architecture and site design are now resonating with developers, investors, and corporate users and in turn, also are influencing building design.

     
  • Confessions of a Radical Industrialist: Profits, People, Purpose­—Doing Business By Respecting the Earth

    Ray C. Anderson's new book chronicles the journey of transforming a carpet manufacturing giant into a green leader

     
  • A solar-powered toy operates in front the house of Technische Universit¤t Darmstadt, Germany, while people take a first look inside, during the opening day of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Oct. 08, 2009. (Photo by Stefano Paltera/US Dept. of Energy Solar Decathlon)

    Happenings: The latest green building industry news

    A look at the latest headlines and developements in the green building industry

     
  • Making (H2O)Sense

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its first WaterSense specification for a commercial building product: urinals.

     
  • Leading by Example

    The White House continues to make sustainability a priority.

     
  • The Importance of Energy Efficiency Dims for Commercial Real Estate Investors

    The economic downturn in the commercial real estate industry has diminished the importance of climate change and alternative energy sources as a factor in real estate investment decisions, according to a survey of U.S.

     
  • Forward Thinking

    Energy technologies developed for the Solar Decathlon may take on a second life in mass-market production following the biannual competition.

     
  • Recycled Fibers Make Low-VOC Textiles

    KnollTextiles' Harmony Collection includes four styles featuring recycled content.

     
  • Deck Board Uses Recycled Aluminum

    Wahoo Decks' AridDek is a waterproof aluminum deck board.

     
  • Wetland System Reuses Water

    The Living Machine from Worrell Water Technologies is a decentralized, on-site ecological wastewater treatment and reuse system.

     
  • Light Shelf Brings Daylight Deep Into Interiors

    The Luminance light shelf from YKK AP is made of aluminum extrusions and a honeycomb core panel with a highly reflective surface that diffuses daylight deep into inteiror spaces.

     
  • Solar Awning System Is Motorized

    Tendal One, manufactured by Durasol Awnings Inc., is a motorized, retractable solar awning system designed for balconies, decks, verandas, terraces, and roof gardens.

     
  • Urban Implosion

    Focusing on compact urban planning, Arcosanti is a living laboratory for an anti-sprawl city.

     
  • Best-Laid Plans

    Scheduled for completion in 2011, NAU's Health and Learning Center is aiming for LEED Gold certification.

     
  • City of Phoenix, Arizona State University, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

    News Worthy

    The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication creates headlines of its own with a sustainable new structure.

     
  • Good Chemistry

    Two rival Arizona universities work together to build the Biomedical Collaborative #1 in Phoenix, designed by SmithGroup.

     
  • Who’s the Greenest of Them All?

    A look at how competition fosters innovation in the sustainable building realm.

     
  • greening phoenix

    Dr. Robert Melnick, executive dean of the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University, discusses the Green Phoenix plan.

     
  • Home Office

    Designing with the desert heat in mind, [merrz]project provides a versatile structure that accomodates a variety of functions while keeping operating costs low.

     
  • It’s a Gas

    Using a series of wells or blower, flare, or vacuum systems, landfill gas can be extracted and converted into usable energy

     
  • Listening to the Land

    The fundamental principals of landscape architecture and site design are now resonating with developers, investors, and corporate users and in turn, also are influencing building design.

     
  • Confessions of a Radical Industrialist: Profits, People, Purpose­—Doing Business By Respecting the Earth

    Ray C. Anderson's new book chronicles the journey of transforming a carpet manufacturing giant into a green leader

     
  • A solar-powered toy operates in front the house of Technische Universit¤t Darmstadt, Germany, while people take a first look inside, during the opening day of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Oct. 08, 2009. (Photo by Stefano Paltera/US Dept. of Energy Solar Decathlon)

    Team Germany Shines at the Solar Decathlon

    Team Germany’s surPLUShome took first place in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2009 Solar Decathlon.