FEATURE ARTICLE

Credit: KMD Architects

How to Make Integrated Project Delivery Work for Your Project

Early successes with IPD are now legendary but also fostered misconceptions. We deconstruct those and provide tips to ensure collaboration translates to results.

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Who's Invited to the Green Building Table?

Design-bid-build, design-build, and integrated project delivery explained!

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Product News & Reviews

Polyiso Impacts Are High, but Performance May Make Up for Them

An EPD for polyisocyanurate insulation shows large embodied impacts while suggesting R-value cancels some of them out.

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Innovative Australian Fan Blows Into U.S.

A new energy-efficient fan from Aeratron offers performance and looks at a reasonable cost.

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Green Building News

California Could Go Solar Without Destroying Habitat

If PV were installed only in developed locations throughout California, the state could meets its energy needs three to five times over.

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AIA Top Ten Projects Demonstrate High Ideals on a Real-World Budget

2015 Project awards from the AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) celebrate how mainstream good design can be.

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Reduce Your Audit Risk with the R&D Tax Credit: Five Tips

The federal R&D credit looks like low-hanging fruit, but there might be a worm in the apple. Experts share lower-risk ways for AEC firms to file.

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LEED Offers Living Building Challenge Alignment

Projects certified under LBC will be able to get full LEED credit in energy and water categories without added documentation.

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Will Aggressive Performance Goals Fit Under Google’s Glass Tent?

The design of Google’s green headquarters hinges on new technologies, like a “glass fabric” enclosure.

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From the Editors

Muscoe Martin: 1955–2014

The green building world has lost another champion, Muscoe Martin, of Philadelphia.

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