Positive Energy Solar Celebrates Earth Day Positive Energy Solar Celebrates Earth Day…

Positive Energy Solar, is sponsoring events throughout the month of April to celebrate Earth Day, April 22.…
Envirolastech, Inc. Launches Crowdfunder Campaign Envirolastech, Inc. Launches Crowdfunder Campaign…

The goal is to reach $2.5 million for a processing facility to transform recycled materials into green building products.…
IES TaP for LEED Now Supports USGBC's Latest LEED Version 4 IES TaP for LEED Now Supports USGBC's Latest LEED Version…

Validated by the USGBC for use with LEED Online, IES TaP for LEED helps users prepare documents for final submission…
Homeowners Desire American-made Solar Panels Homeowners Desire American-made Solar Panels…

With solar installation booming in the U.S., a growing number of consumers are choosing American-made solar panels for their homes.…
 

Celebrating the 44th Earth Day on April 22
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April 22 marks the 44th Earth Day, which is dedicated this year to "Green Cities" and will feature events around…
 
ASLA Kicks Off National Landscape Architecture Month ASLA Kicks Off National Landscape Architecture Month…

Focusing this year on career development and sustainability, the American Society of Landscape Architects is raising the profile of the…
 
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…
 
Net Zero, Carbon Neutral, Net Zero Carbon Definitions
With all of the distinctions, can anyone help with clarifying the definitions between net zero, carbon neutral and net zero…
 
Fracking
Does anyone have any thoughts on the USGBC's position on fracking? Has anyone heard any statements from the USGBC on…
 
 
Technology Pushes Green Building Industry
 
Alternative Energy - Gaining Steam, Sun and Ground
 
 
 
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.…
 
Sustainable Design Is No Longer for the Affluent Only…
Created with public and private funding 5 projects embrace sustainable design to set a new standard for low and mixed-income…
 
USGBC Announces 2016 Greenbuild Will Be Held in Los Angeles USGBC Announces 2016 Greenbuild Will Be Held in Los Angeles…

While the 2014 Greenbuild Conference will be in New Orleans this year, the the 2016 conference will be held…
EPA Recognizes Air King with 2014 Energy Star Award EPA Recognizes Air King with 2014 Energy Star Award…

The EPA has recognized Air King with a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for…
Ryan Companies Project Earns Energy Star Award Ryan Companies Project Earns Energy Star Award…

Ryan Companies announces that Thomas Place Orland Park, an affordable senior apartment community, has achieved two sustainable designations.…
 
AAMA Forms Steering Committee for Sustainable Products AAMA Forms Steering Committee for Sustainable Products…

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association has established a steering committee to establish standard practices for sustainable products.…
ASLA's Headquarters Helps Make DC One of EPA's Top 25 Cities ASLA's Headquarters Helps Make DC One of EPA's Top 25…

The ENERGYSTAR certified headquarters of the American Society of Landscape Architects helped Washington, D.C., earn the EPA's recognition.…
Action Plan Calls for Sustainability Literacy by 2040 Action Plan Calls for Sustainability Literacy by 2040…

The Center for Green Schools at the USGBC is proposing a green schools policy that would include a graduation requirement…
Energy Institute Calls for the Best From the Energy Sector Energy Institute Calls for the Best From the Energy Sector…

The Energy Institute (EI)'s annual industry awards competition is now open and calls for entries from individuals and companies worldwide.…
University of Akron Makes Improvements With Energy Savings University of Akron Makes Improvements With Energy Savings…

With Johnson Controls' help, the University of Akron cut energy consumption across campus and reinvested those savings in university upgrades.…
AIA Endorses Expired Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Act AIA Endorses Expired Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Act…

Senator Cardin's bill allows building owners to claim a tax deduction to install systems that reduce total energy costs by…
Free Webinar to Focus on Outcome-Based Pathways Free Webinar to Focus on Outcome-Based Pathways…

The National Institute of Building Sciences will host a free webinar April 10, to introduce the new emerging energy…
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…
OX Industries Leads in Sustainable Manufacturing OX Industries Leads in Sustainable Manufacturing…

In this Q&A, OX Industries details its green building product offerings in addition to describing its sustainable practices and philosophy.…
SPG Solar Implements Solar Tracking Systems with TurboSite 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…
The 2030 Palette Creates a New Sustainable Design Language The 2030 Palette Creates a New Sustainable Design Language…

Created by Architecture 2030, the 2030 Palette is an online platform that offers sustainable design ideas to help the country…
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…
DIRTT Brings Customization to Prefab Interiors DIRTT Brings Customization to Prefab Interiors…

Short for Doing It Right This Time, DIRTT offers customized prefab interiors as a sustainable alternative to traditional construction practices.…
Illinois Leads the Nation in LEED-certified Projects Illinois Leads the Nation in LEED-certified Projects…

The USGBC's annual list of states with the most LEED-certified projects this year recognizes Illinois as leading the nation in…
Future City Competition Makes Students Think About Transit Future City Competition Makes Students Think About Transit…

Winners of the 2014 Future City Competition tackled this year's theme: "Tomorrow's Transit: Design A Way To Move People In…
Sustainability Software Broadens its Reach in the Cloud Sustainability Software Broadens its Reach in the Cloud…

A variety of software developers and environmental organizations have recently released software products for the cloud that focus on sustainability.…
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…
Illinois Leads the Nation in LEED-certified Projects Illinois Leads the Nation in LEED-certified Projects…

The USGBC's annual list of states with the most LEED-certified projects this year recognizes Illinois as leading the nation in…
NREL Working to Clean Air in Fracking Process NREL Working to Clean Air in Fracking Process…

A microbe capable of digesting methane could save countless tons of greenhouse gas from reaching the atmosphere during hydraulic fracturing.…
The SkyCycle Could Lessen London's Car Overload The SkyCycle Could Lessen London's Car Overload…

A lofty idea that solves a practical transit crisis, Foster + Partner's SkyCycle is getting serious attention from London's city…
What Would You Do if a Renovation was to Cost $95 Million? What Would You Do if a Renovation was to Cost…

Portland authorities are debating whether to demolish an iconic piece of postmodern architecture that has outlived its usefulness to the…
Inventors and Investors Network at Industry Growth Forum Inventors and Investors Network at Industry Growth Forum…

NREL's annual gathering brings together green entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, demonstrating the growing financial strength of the industry.…
Report Provides Roadmap to Enhanced Sustainability Report Provides Roadmap to Enhanced Sustainability…

Read about UC Davis' West Village, the nation’s largest planned zero net energy community, and its achievements in its initial…