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…
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…
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.…
 

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.…
 
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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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.…
 
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.…
 
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…
New Orleans to Host Greenbuild 2014 Conference and Expo New Orleans to Host Greenbuild 2014 Conference and Expo…

Scheduled this year for Oct. 22-24 in New Orleans, the Greenbuild Conference and Expo is the largest sustainable building conference…
AIA Study Shows Homeowners Seeking Flexibility AIA Study Shows Homeowners Seeking Flexibility…

Special function rooms, which often disappeared from homes during the downturn in an effort to manage housing costs, are now…
NBS Announces Launch of BIM Object Standard NBS Announces Launch of BIM Object Standard…

The standard specification will be available free on the NBS National BIM Library website and covers both generic and or…
Epson Ships SureColor T-Series Large-Format Color Printers Epson Ships SureColor T-Series Large-Format Color Printers…

Whether printing retail posters, corporate graphics, CAD drawings or GIS maps, the T-Series printers offer a cost-effective, scalable solution.…
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…
Celebrate Green Apple Day of Service this Saturday! Celebrate Green Apple Day of Service this Saturday!…

On the annual Green Apple Day of Service, volunteers spend a day transforming schools into productive learning environments where students…
Autodesk Leverages BIM to Help Designers Achieve Green Goals Autodesk Leverages BIM to Help Designers Achieve Green Goals…

Seeking to make sustainability ubiquitous across their platform, Autodesk has been incorporating Green BIM tools into its portfolio of products.…
AIA Picks 11 Projects for the Educational Facility Awards AIA Picks 11 Projects for the Educational Facility Awards…

The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) picks include projects with many green attributes and LEED certifications.…
Building Net-Zero Ready Buildings Building Net-Zero Ready Buildings…

Many discussions in the green building community encourage net-zero energy homes to generate as much energy as they use over…
Peter McCann Architectural Models Inc Trades in CNC Methods 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…
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 consider an AEC career path.
 
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…
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.…