Vision 2020

Retrofitting Suburbia For 21st Century Challenges
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Retrofitting Suburbia For 21st Century Challenges

The suburbs weren’t designed with sustainability in mind, says Ellen Dunham-Jones,... More

Resilience for the Long Haul
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Resilience for the Long Haul

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, makes the case for taking the long view in addressing "the... More

Passive Solar Vs. Passive House
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Passive Solar Vs. Passive House

Architect Dennis Wedlick, a Vision 2020 chair for Building Design + Performance,... More

How Smart Meters Could Make Smart Buildings
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How Smart Meters Could Make Smart Buildings

Commercial buildings often waste gigantic amounts of energy, but it appears normal... More

The Architect as Superhero
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The Architect as Superhero

Maureen Guttman, President of the Building Codes Assistance Project, exhorts... More

New Materials Create Vast Opportunities in Sustainable Design
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New Materials Create Vast Opportunities in Sustainable Design

Blaine Brownell, University of Minnesota associate professor and director of the... More

Building Science Is Critical To Meeting 2020 Energy-Efficiency Targets
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Building Science Is Critical To Meeting 2020 Energy-Efficiency Targets

In this Vision2020 presentation, Steven Winter, president of Steven Winter... More

Myths and Misunderstandings about Water Sustainability
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Myths and Misunderstandings about Water Sustainability

Doug Bennett, conservation manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority,... More

Moving Building Technology to the Era of Zero-Energy Buildings
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Moving Building Technology to the Era of Zero-Energy Buildings

Paul Torcellini, principal engineer with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National... More

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