Performance-Based Contracts Put Money Behind the Promise of Green Design
To ensure energy-efficient buildings live up to their namesake, building owners...
Yea or Nay on Bottle Bills?
Only 10 U.S. states have bottle bills in place, with deposits ranging from 5 cents...
ACD5 and a continued evolution.
Vision 2020: Focus on the Outcome, Not Just the Design
Expanding our range of expected outcomes from high-performance buildings is key to...
A Lawsuit Grows Over SITES
A legal battle is brewing over the green rating system for sites and landscapes.
An Ethical Inquiry, Part III
The transactional and the sensory.
Mapping Green Building for New York’s Next Mayor
Attention wannabe mayors of New York City: A coalition of green building, real...
Can Your City Survive on Local Water Sources?
A handful of municipalities in Southern California are aiming to reduce their use...
Code Clash in New Mexico
Builders and environmentalists take to the courts to sort out which energy regs will prevail.