In a net-zero economy, architecture will celebrate climate, culture, and region, balancing deep conservation with the dynamic embrace of natural conditioning.Read More
Hanley Wood Sustainability Council members Vivian Loftness and Ellen Dunham-Jones explore the intersection of indoor environmental quality, sustainable communities, and health.Read More
In the second half of a two-part Q&A, researcher, author, and educator Vivian Loftness asks: How many days a year can your building "surf" on the environment and going without mechanical heating or cooling?Read More
Few people walk around with a light meter—but everyone should. in the first of a two-part Q&A, researcher, author, and educator Vivian Loftness looks into why design and building pros need to be more attuned to the metrics of indoor environmental quality.Read More
To avoid significant health or comfort issues, energy use and IAQ must have equal priority in building design and operation.Read More
Professor of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University
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