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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.…
 

Wisconsin Ranks Nationally for Sustainability
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With Madison recently being named the Greenest City in America by NerdWallet, we decided to take a closer look at…
 
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.…
 
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Upcoming Wind Energy Events
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Finding Biomass Financing Options
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Technology Pushes Green Building Industry
 
 
 
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.…
 
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.…
Recyclebank Names 10 Inspiring Green Initiatives Recyclebank Names 10 Inspiring Green Initiatives…

Recyclebank has named 10 American initiatives that are setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices.…
 
Lighting Analysis Extension Graduates from Autodesk Labs Lighting Analysis Extension Graduates from Autodesk Labs…

Lighting Analysis for Revit provides analyses on electric and solar lighting performance and runs them directly from any Revit 3D…
Registration Now Open for Bentley's Year in Infrastructure Registration Now Open for Bentley's Year in Infrastructure…

Bentley Systems' Year in Infrastructure 2014 Conference will be held Nov. 4-6 at the Hilton London Metropole.…
Report Offers Ways to Fix America's Failing Infrastructure Report Offers Ways to Fix America's Failing Infrastructure…

The new "Making The Grade" report calls for a six-point plan to rebuild U.S. infrastructure and revive the country’s competitiveness.…
California Renews Self-Generation Incentive Program Credit California Renews Self-Generation Incentive Program Credit…

Rebecca Feuerlicht will outline the essential role of energy storage in California's energy future during a presentation at Intersolar.…
ASLA Reports Record Registration for Annual Meeting & EXPO ASLA Reports Record Registration for Annual Meeting & EXPO…

Coming up this fall in Denver, the ASLA 2014 Annual Meeting & EXPO already has more registrants than it has…
Blymyer Engineers Announces I Shot The Tariff Exhibition Blymyer Engineers Announces I Shot The Tariff Exhibition…

Blymyer Engineers will be hosting an exhibit at Intersolar North America on challenges facing the global solar supply chain.…
Learn about ModSolar at Intersolar North America Learn about ModSolar at Intersolar North America…

Intersolar North America attendees will get to learn how ModSolar's software enables solar providers to produce proposals in less than…
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.…
 
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:…
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.…
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…
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.…
Latest AWEA Report Shows Growth for Wind Industry Latest AWEA Report Shows Growth for Wind Industry…

The wind industry continues to grow, especially in states like California, Iowa and Texas, according to the AWEA's latest report.…
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…
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 years.
 
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…
NREL Rebrands Education Efforts NREL Rebrands Education Efforts…

New objectives include preparing future generations of scientists and engineers, along with the public to make empowered energy choices.…
Copenhagen Leads the World in Sustainability Copenhagen Leads the World in Sustainability…

A city that has long put people first in its urban planning, Copenhagen now also boasts a variety of sustainable…
MPD Design Offers Solar Floating Island for Sinking Maldives…

Michele Puzzolante of MPD Design is working with the Maldives government to create his Solar Floating Island as a response…