Performance Metrics

Builders Use Energy Rating Index to Gain Market Advantage
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Builders Use Energy Rating Index to Gain Market Advantage

The ERI compliance path soon may be coming to a state near you--are you ready? More

Know Your Energy Footprint
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Know Your Energy Footprint

Knowing when and why you are using energy can be key to reducing energy use. More

Energy Encroachment
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Energy Encroachment

California's energy code saves the state millions in energy costs, and it could be... More

7 Sustainable Design Trends From The Living Building Challenge
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7 Sustainable Design Trends From The Living Building Challenge

Seven performance categories of the Living Building Challenge have made their mark... More

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Do You Understand Home Performance?

In this video segment from the 2014 Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live (R|D|J), Jeremy O'Brien breaks down building science principles that provide homeowners knowledge to decipher what goes on in the home, and allow professionals to guide customers in achieving the comfort they seek. More

Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC
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Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC

The option lets design teams quantify a completed building's energy consumption ... More

Australian Company Introduces Green Bonds to Fund Sustainable Building Projects
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Australian Company Introduces Green Bonds to Fund Sustainable Building Projects

This week, one of Australia's largest property groups became the first company in... More

The Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes is the First to Obtain Well Platinum Pilot Certification
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The Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes is the First to Obtain Well Platinum Pilot Certification

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is the first institute to achieve... More

DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings
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DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings

The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S.... More

A New Tool to Evaluate Commercial Buildings' Energy Performance
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A New Tool to Evaluate Commercial Buildings' Energy Performance

Determine whether the cost of exceeding code requirements will pay off with BIRDS,... More

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