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Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.


Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.

Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete

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FM Alert: USGBC Launches New LEED Pilot Credit For Building Materials

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The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.


5 Ways Window Film Can Improve Your Facility

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Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.




Better Buildings Challenge Energy Savings Exceed $1.3B

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Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.


President Obama Proclaims May National Building Safety Month

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Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.




Energy Upgrades And Renovations: What To Know About Windows

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Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.