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Saving a building is usually an environmental win, but thoughtful renovation isn’t easy. And there comes a time to tear things down.
Choosing whether to raze or retrofit is a complicated matter; we've assembled some of the decision points for architects and developers to consider.
Product News & Reviews
By allowing tunability of color and intensity, USAI’s Color Select LED technology can match the natural daylight cycle and needs of end users.
Roxul is now promoting its rigid mineral wool for sub-slab applications, offering an alternative to extruded polystyrene (XPS).
Green Building News
Tenants are saving more than $500 a year in one of the first existing apartment buildings to be certified
Lack of ventilation and elevated levels of VOCs are common problems in gyms, according to European research, and pools have issues too.
With demand for healthy buildings on the rise, interior designers are developing protocols to put principles into practice.
Enhancing people’s health and wellness in the built environment is the focus of the WELL standard from the International Well Building Institute.
The feds have marked performance verification as a requirement for green rating systems used by the federal government.
From the Editors
Collaboration skills and sustainability concepts are being “elevated” by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)—but it’s really a demotion.
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