Starwood Energy to Construct Wind Farm in Lubbock. TX Starwood Energy to Construct Wind Farm in Lubbock. TX…

Starwood Energy has begun construction on a its second wind farm, a 165 megawatt project 45 miles south of Lubbock.…
Solar and Energy Storage Makers Partner for New Project Solar and Energy Storage Makers Partner for New Project…

Andalay Solar is collaborating with Highpower International to launch a pilot project that will develop an advanced energy storage system.…
International Union of Architects  Pushes to Reduce CO2 International Union of Architects Pushes to Reduce CO2…

The International Union of Architects has adopted the 2050 Imperative and have committed to environmental sustainability.…
Adams County Becomes First in Nation to Use Community Solar Adams County Becomes First in Nation to Use Community Solar…

Adams County will be the first county in the nation to power its buildings with privately developed community-wide solar energy.…
 

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…
 
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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The AIA 2014 COTE Top Ten Green Projects…
Now in it's 18th year, the COTE projects showcase excellence in ecological design principles and reduced energy consumption.…
 
SPG Solar Implements Solar Tracking Systems with TurboSite…
Read this case study to see how SPG Solar used IMSI/Design's TurboSite to add documentation to CAD site drawings using…
 
Wausau Leads the Way in Helping Public Buildings Go Green…
Generating as much energy as it uses, the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building is the nation's first net-zero energy…
 
See the Projects of the 2014 AIA Honor Awards Recipients…
Selected from over 500 submissions, these 26 international recipients will be honored at the AIA 2014 National Convention in Chicago.…
 
Save the Date! ESNA 2014 Begins September 30 in San Jose Save the Date! ESNA 2014 Begins September 30 in San…

Energy Storage North America 2014 (ESNA)has been scheduled to take place September 30 to October 2 in San Jose, Cali.…
New Report Forecasts Thermal Power Industry in Japan New Report Forecasts Thermal Power Industry in Japan…

MarketOptimizer.org has published a new report looking at growth and adoption rates for nuclear power and thermal power in Japan.…
ASHRAE New Smart Grid Course Takes Place Sept. 29th ASHRAE New Smart Grid Course Takes Place Sept. 29th…

ASHRAE's new course, Building Demand Response and the Coming Smart Grid, explores how buildings will interact with a coming smart…
 
IES Offers New Compliance Tool for California's Title 24 IES Offers New Compliance Tool for California's Title 24…

IES demonstrated its new building compliance tool for California's Title 24 at this year's AIA, Chicago.…
Buildings-Focused STEM Education Program Reaches Milestone Buildings-Focused STEM Education Program Reaches Milestone…

The Mars City Facility Ops Challenge is a STEM program geared toward introducing high school and community college students to…
Treehouse Project Pairs Green Technology With Collaboration Treehouse Project Pairs Green Technology With Collaboration…

True to its name, The Treehouse brings outdoor elements indoors, combining modern design, innovative technology, and green building principles.…
AIA Partners with alliantgroup to Offer Energy Tax Services AIA Partners with alliantgroup to Offer Energy Tax Services…

The AIA today named alliantgroup as its Exclusive Partner for the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction and other corporate tax…
Epson Launches SureColor T-Series Large-Format Color Printer Epson Launches SureColor T-Series Large-Format Color Printer…

Epson America has introduced its next-generation family of large-format color printers--the Epson SureColor T3270, T5270, T7270, T5270D, and T7270D.…
AIA Backs New Performance-based Guide Developed by NIBS AIA Backs New Performance-based Guide Developed by NIBS…

The AIA has announced its support for the National Performance-Based Design Guide (NPBDG), developed by the National Institute of Building…
Yujiapu Financial District Shows Off Low Carbon Neighborhood Yujiapu Financial District Shows Off Low Carbon Neighborhood…

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) introduces new low-carbon neighborhood in Tianjin, China.…
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.…
 
ENERGY STAR Website Helps Reduce IT Energy Consumption ENERGY STAR Website Helps Reduce IT Energy Consumption…

The EPA's ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT website contains resources to help businesses reduce IT energy consumption and earn recognition…
Bentley Systems Continues to Update its Analysis Software Bentley Systems Continues to Update its Analysis Software…

Bentley Systems offers multiple energy analysis software products, including AECOsim Energy Simulator, Hevacomp, and LEAP Bridge Enterprise.…
Autodesk Meets Demand for Building and Energy Analysis Tools Autodesk Meets Demand for Building and Energy Analysis Tools…

Along with Green Building Studio and Ecotect, Autodesk now offers FormIt, Robot Structural Analysis and more.…
NREL Supercomputer Tackles Grid Challenges NREL Supercomputer Tackles Grid Challenges…

See how NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility is changing the way smart grid technology is being developed.…
Wisconsin Ranks Nationally for Sustainability Wisconsin Ranks Nationally for Sustainability…

With Madison recently being named the Greenest City in America by NerdWallet, we decided to take a closer look at…
AIA Reports on Green Building Incentive Trends AIA Reports on Green Building Incentive Trends…

To find out about trends in green incentives, we spoke to the AIA about its report, Local Leaders in Sustainability:…
3 Ways Aluminum Extrusions Can Contribute to LEED Points 3 Ways Aluminum Extrusions Can Contribute to LEED Points…

LEED plays a crucial role in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of commercial properties worldwide.…
Search DSIRE to Find Green Building Incentives in Your State Search DSIRE to Find Green Building Incentives in Your State…

The Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency is the nation's most complete source of information on local green…
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…
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 demand from renewable sources.
 
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…
NREL Analyzes Perovskite for New Solar Material NREL Analyzes Perovskite for New Solar Material…

The new solar material is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before.…
Richard Branson Proposes the World's Greenest Skyscrapers…

Capping off the proposal with plans for a hotel on the Moon, Richard Branson first proposed to build the world's…