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Efficiency and sustainability will shape the future of nonresidential construction, according to a recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) survey.


Efficiency and sustainability will shape the future of nonresidential construction, according to a recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) survey.

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Hilton Worldwide, Whole Foods SWAP Facilities

Hilton Worldwide Whole Foods Better Buildings Challenge SWAP

Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market swapped energy management teams at their facilities in San Francisco as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge SWAP, resulting in a reality-style web series.


Global Green Building Expected To Double By 2018

Source: buildipedia.com

Strong growth is anticipated globally and in the U.S. green building market, but the nation lags globally in measuring the benefits of building green.



Analyzing Payback Of Roofing Insulation

Analyzing Payback Of Roofing Insulation

Model energy codes are calling for higher R-values in building envelopes, including roofing insulation.


China’s First Green Skyscraper

China’s First Green Skyscraper.

Sustainable architecture, engineering solutions, and a unique building design come together to make the Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China one of the most innovative skyscrapers in the world.


New Shade Fabric Boosts Energy Efficiency 50% At Automotive Facility

New Shade Fabric Boosts Energy Efficiency 50% At Automotive Facility.

Located in Houston, Christian Brothers Automotive Company’s new headquarters building needed help to combat the harsh Texas summers.


Illinois Is USGBC’s Top State For LEED Green Building

Illinois Is USGBC’s Top State For LEED Green Building.

Illinois retained its top national position on USGBC’s annual Top 10 States for LEED list for the third year in a row, with 161 LEED certifications representing 3.43 square feet of certified space per resident.