AECOM Recognized as a Top Green Design Firm AECOM Recognized as a Top Green Design Firm…

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Xylem Announces New Schedule for the Little Red Schoolhouse Xylem Announces New Schedule for the Little Red Schoolhouse…

Xylem's Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse seminars provide attendees with the knowledge and tools needed to improve their HVAC…
Low Carbon IT Campaign Could Save Schools $40 Million a Year Low Carbon IT Campaign Could Save Schools $40 Million a…

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ASLA Launches Online Guide to Green Infrastructure ASLA Launches Online Guide to Green Infrastructure…

ASLA's new online guide explains the many perks of "green infrastructure" and how it creates proven benefits for communities and…
 

Autodesk Leverages BIM to Help Designers Achieve Green Goals
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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.…
 
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
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Upcoming Wind Energy Events
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Finding Biomass Financing Options
What is the best place to find information about financing for biomass energy programs?…
 
 
 

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Peter McCann Architectural Models Inc Trades in CNC Methods…
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Historic Windmills Recreated Using 3D Printing…
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The AIA 2014 COTE Top Ten Green Projects…
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SPG Solar Implements Solar Tracking Systems with TurboSite…
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Omni Fort Worth Hotel & Residences Adopts Solarban Glass Omni Fort Worth Hotel & Residences Adopts Solarban Glass…

Due in part to the energy efficiency realized with Solarban z50 glass, the Omni Fort Worth Hotel & Residences has…
Valspar Launches High Durability Exterior Coatings Valspar Launches High Durability Exterior Coatings…

The new coatings are 70 percent polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)and are low sheen, solar reflective and ENERGY STAR.…
AIA Announces Educational Facility Awards AIA Announces Educational Facility Awards…

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 11 educational and cultural facilities for this year's CAE Educational Facility Design…
 
Trimble Acquires Gehry Technologies Trimble Acquires Gehry Technologies…

Trimble and Frank Gehry have announced a strategic alliance to further connect the office to on-site construction technologies.…
Underutilized Part of Campus Reshaped and Revamped Underutilized Part of Campus Reshaped and Revamped…

Overland Partners designed Rice University's Anderson-Clarke Center for Continuing Studies, which is expected to earn LEED Silver certification.…
Trimble Releases New Software for Real Time Construction Trimble Releases New Software for Real Time Construction…

Contractors can increase equipment uptime and reduce costs with Trimble Inspector, Trimble Inspector Pro and Trimble Asset Manager.…
IES Announces VE 2014 Feature Pack 1 Available for Download IES Announces VE 2014 Feature Pack 1 Available for Download…

The pack includes a host of updates and new features including updates to IES' latest compliance tool for California’s Title…
AIA Announces Highest Architecture Billings Index in Years AIA Announces Highest Architecture Billings Index in Years…

Now at its highest level since 2007, the Architecture Billings Index is reflecting robust demand in all construction sectors and…
CG/LA Infrastructure Releases Strategic Top 100 List CG/LA Infrastructure Releases Strategic Top 100 List…

The Strategic Top 100 North America List identifies the projects most critical to revitalizing economic competitiveness and opportunity creation.…
Feed-in-Teriff for Photovoltiac Plants Exchanged into Law Feed-in-Teriff for Photovoltiac Plants Exchanged into Law…

Ellomay announced the approval of the Italian decree "FiT" guaranteed to existing photovoltaic plants with nominal capacity of more than…
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…
 
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Historic Windmills Recreated Using 3D Printing Historic Windmills Recreated Using 3D Printing…

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WhiteClouds Wows Architects with 3D Printed Models WhiteClouds Wows Architects with 3D Printed Models…

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Germany Achieves New Records in Renewable Energy Production Germany Achieves New Records in Renewable Energy Production…

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SME's View on 3D Printing Industry SME's View on 3D Printing Industry…

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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.…
Germany Achieves New Records in Renewable Energy Production…
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Industry Investors Count on NREL's Modeling Tools Industry Investors Count on NREL's Modeling Tools…

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Shaheen-Portman Bill Fails to Pass with Mixed Reactions Shaheen-Portman Bill Fails to Pass with Mixed Reactions…

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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…

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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…

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