NRMCA Publishes Report on Impacts of LEED v4 on Concrete NRMCA Publishes Report on Impacts of LEED v4 on Concrete…

The NRMCA announced at Greenbuild 2014 last week in New Orleans that it has published the environmental impacts for concrete…
New Apps Unveiled on Autodesk Labs at Greenbuild 2014 New Apps Unveiled on Autodesk Labs at Greenbuild 2014…

The new additions help building and infrastructure project teams cost-justify sustainability strategies and improve integration between workflows.…
Solar Energy Attracts Investment from Fortune 100 Companies Solar Energy Attracts Investment from Fortune 100 Companies…

Many of America's leading Fortune 100 companies continue to ramp up their use of clean solar energy, according to the…
MAGE SOLAR Now a Member of Renewable Energy Holding Group MAGE SOLAR Now a Member of Renewable Energy Holding Group…

As a member, MAGE SOLAR is well-positioned in the solar PV markets of the Western Hemisphere and will emphasize client…
 


Innovative 'RhOME for denCity' Prototype Wins Competition…

Autodesk software was used by a team of students at the University of Roma Tre, whose 'RhOME for denCity' prototype…
 
Autodesk C-FACT Helps Palo Alto Reduce Air Pollution…

See how the City of Palo Alto is using Autodesk's C-FACT tool to meet the targets of their Climate Action…
 
Daylighting in Commerical Kitchens
Does anyone have any advice or best practices regarding daylighting in commercial or institutional kitchens? Specifically, I'm dealing with the…
 
One Thing
If you could choose one sustainable element to add to a building, what would it be? What's the most important…
 
Upcoming Wind Energy Events
Is there a resource that I can use to find events for the wind energy community?…
 
Finding Biomass Financing Options
What is the best place to find information about financing for biomass energy programs?…
 
 
 

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Innovative 'RhOME for denCity' Prototype Wins Competition…
Autodesk software was used by a team of students at the University of Roma Tre, whose 'RhOME for denCity' prototype…
 
University Cuts Energy Use with TerraLUX LEDs…
Dartmouth selected TERRALUX for the LED retrofit project of the Baker-Berry Library and cut energy use by 2/3.…
 
Peter McCann Architectural Models Inc Trades in CNC Methods…
Prior to purchasing a Dimension 3D Printer, PMAMI steered clear of 3D printing because it was not yet capable of…
 
Historic Windmills Recreated Using 3D Printing…
The AWP has partnered with WhiteClouds to create scale models of historic windmills using computer-aided design and 3D printing.…
 
Dow Corning Showcases Book and Speakers at Greenbuild 2014 Dow Corning Showcases Book and Speakers at Greenbuild 2014…

At Greenbuild 2014 Dow Corning will provide opportunities to meet industry leaders, expand industry knowledge, and learn about the company's…
Acuity Brands to Showcase Sustainability at Greenbuild 2014 Acuity Brands to Showcase Sustainability at Greenbuild 2014…

Acuity Brands will demonstrate its energy-efficient and sustainable lighting solutions during the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.…
Greenbuild 2014 to Have World's First Net-Zero Exhibit Space Greenbuild 2014 to Have World's First Net-Zero Exhibit Space…

Hanley Wood, the USGBC, and EMerge Alliance will unveil the world's first Net Zero Zone at the 2014 Greenbuild International…
 
IES to Showcase Software and Lead Session at Greenbuild IES to Showcase Software and Lead Session at Greenbuild…

IES will have their IES Virtual Environment on display and lead a session on IES TaP for LEED during Greenbuild…
Autodesk Announces New BIM 360 Layout iPad App Autodesk Announces New BIM 360 Layout iPad App…

Announced Monday, Autodesk's BIM 360 Layout uses laser-guided precision to improve field accuracy and productivity at the construction site.…
Bollente Wins Award for Water Heater System Bollente Wins Award for Water Heater System…

Bollente won the Governor's Award of Merit for Energy and Technology Innovation for the trutankless line of electric tankless heaters.…
Passive House Apartments for Homeless Proposed in DC Passive House Apartments for Homeless Proposed in DC…

The Transitional Housing Corporation apartment building project will combine environmental features with affordable rents for homeless families.…
First Large-scale Offshore Windfarm Slated for Scotland First Large-scale Offshore Windfarm Slated for Scotland…

Mainstream Renewable Power will build and operate its 450 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe ("NnG") offshore wind farm in the Outer…
WELTEC Receives Order for Biogas Project with Gas Processing WELTEC Receives Order for Biogas Project with Gas Processing…

WELTEC BIOPOWER has received an order for a biogas project, with gas processing capabilities beginning in summer 2014 and expected…
LEED-Credentialed Pros in High Demand Across Building Sector LEED-Credentialed Pros in High Demand Across Building Sector…

The USGBC has announced the results of a study, revealing that demand for LEED-credentialed professionals grew 46 percent over a…
R&D Magazine Recognizes HP Supercomputer at NREL…

R&D Magazine has recognized the innovation of an HP supercomputer at NREL that uses the same water for heating the…
 
5 Reasons It's Worth It to Become a LEED Professional 5 Reasons It's Worth It to Become a LEED Professional…

While economic instability has erased some traditional career paths, the environmental sustainability field shows strong promise for the future.…
Minesto Takes Kite Concept Underwater to Generate Power Minesto Takes Kite Concept Underwater to Generate Power…

Minesto used CATIA to design their Deep Green tidal power system that uses an underwater kite design to generate power.…
Balancing the Trade-Offs of Net-Zero Energy Buildings Balancing the Trade-Offs of Net-Zero Energy Buildings…

Successful net-zero energy building design requires creativity, innovation, and a new mindset for teamwork among architects, engineers, and builders.…
University Cuts Energy Use with TerraLUX LEDs University Cuts Energy Use with TerraLUX LEDs…

Dartmouth selected TERRALUX for the LED retrofit project of the Baker-Berry Library and cut energy use by 2/3.…
Bridging 3D Laser Scanners and Bentley Design Software Bridging 3D Laser Scanners and Bentley Design Software…

Following up on our coverage of 3D laser scanning in the AEC industry, we talked to Bentley Systems to find…
NREL Interns Gear Up for Renewable Energy Future NREL Interns Gear Up for Renewable Energy Future…

44 interns arrived at NREL as part of the Energy Department's Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program.…
Implement Your Green Ribbon Schools Program Now! Implement Your Green Ribbon Schools Program Now!…

The Green Ribbon Schools Program recognizes schools for completing projects that teach sustainability and explore health, STEM skills, and technology.…
3D Laser Scanning Gains Traction in the AEC Industry 3D Laser Scanning Gains Traction in the AEC Industry…

We talked to FARO, Leica Geosystems and Trimble to get their perspective on 3D laser scanning in the AEC industry…
Making STEM Cool to Grow the AEC Talent Pool Making STEM Cool to Grow the AEC Talent Pool…

By more effectively articulating what it means to be an AEC professional, we can encourage more of tomorrow's youth to…
R&D Magazine Recognizes HP Supercomputer at NREL…
R&D Magazine has recognized the innovation of an HP supercomputer at NREL that uses the same water for heating the building and cooling servers.
 
Making STEM Cool to Grow the AEC Talent Pool Making STEM Cool to Grow the AEC Talent Pool…

By more effectively articulating what it means to be an AEC professional, we can encourage more of tomorrow's youth to…
Germany Achieves New Records in Renewable Energy Production Germany Achieves New Records in Renewable Energy Production…

In this month's Go Local column, we visit Germany, which recently met a record 74 percent of the nation's energy…
SME's View on 3D Printing Industry SME's View on 3D Printing Industry…

ConnectPress gets the scoop on this year's premier 3D printing event Rapid 2014, and SME's views on this explosive technology…
Industry Investors Count on NREL's Modeling Tools Industry Investors Count on NREL's Modeling Tools…

A look at NREl's solar modeling tools, including the Solar Advisor Model and Solar Prospector tool.…
Shaheen-Portman Bill Fails to Pass with Mixed Reactions Shaheen-Portman Bill Fails to Pass with Mixed Reactions…

Derailed last month in the Senate, the Shaheen-Portman bill could have been the most important energy legislation passed in seven…
Yoga Union's Breathe Building Aims for LBT Certification Yoga Union's Breathe Building Aims for LBT Certification…

Set to open this summer, Yoga Union's new Breathe Building in Portland will combine green construction with ongoing sustainable energy…
NREL's Zero-Energy Homes Student Design Competition NREL's Zero-Energy Homes Student Design Competition…

28 teams of students presented their zero-energy-ready home design and construction plans to juries of national experts.…
Chicago Bans Plastic Bags Chicago Bans Plastic Bags…

The Chicago City Council voted on the ban on April 30, which will go into effect in August of 2015…