Building Envelope

Shape-Shifting Zero Energy House Dresses for the Weather
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Shape-Shifting Zero Energy House Dresses for the Weather

The Motus is a concept house featuring a dynamic envelope whose composition can be... More

New Online Database Helps to Retrofit Façades Right
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New Online Database Helps to Retrofit Façades Right

The digital resource joins a host of tools aimed at helping project teams keep... More

Students Use Data Loggers to Track Energy Efficiency
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Students Use Data Loggers to Track Energy Efficiency

Could data-tracking devices also help construction pros meet green building goals?... More

Building Skin: Better than the Best Insulation
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Building Skin: Better than the Best Insulation

Researchers at UC-Berkeley have developed a building membrane that self-regulates... More

Home Performance Upgrades Without High Prices
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Home Performance Upgrades Without High Prices

For the building owner seeking to improve building performance without the... More

NIBS Releases a High-Performance Design Resource and the AIA Approves
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NIBS Releases a High-Performance Design Resource and the AIA Approves

The National Institute of Building Sciences’ free online guide compiles... More

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An Energy-Efficient Glass Box? Urban Green Says It’s Possible

The USGBC’s New York affiliate issues a report and call-to-action for specifying energy-efficient glass enclosures. More

Herzog & de Meuron Shapes A Processing Plant with Rammed Earth
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Herzog & de Meuron Shapes A Processing Plant with Rammed Earth

Known for its innovative uses of materials, the Switzerland-based firm finds a... More

Why Sustainability Needs Experimentation And a Bit More Risk
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Why Sustainability Needs Experimentation And a Bit More Risk

Hanley Wood Sustainability Council members Blaine Brownell and Dennis Wedlick... More

What's Driving Green Product Manufacturers: Huber Engineered Woods
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What's Driving Green Product Manufacturers: Huber Engineered Woods

What drives green product manufacturers? In the second part of this series, we... More

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