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Design Strategies for Occupant Engagement—and Why They Boost Performance

Researchers reveal simple ways to empower occupants to reduce energy, water, and waste. It all starts with good design.

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Product News & Reviews

The Great Transparent Elevator: Disclosure on the Rise for Conveying Systems

ThyssenKrupp is documenting its footprint and optimizing ingredients for some of the most complex and costly building systems: elevators.

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All-in-One Sheathing and Air Barrier Speeds Construction

The Securock ExoAir 430 system combines USG’s gypsum sheathing with a factory-applied air-and-water barrier from Tremco for jobsite quality control.

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Green Building News

Automatic LEED Points for CALGreen Code Compliance

Little more than a building permit is now needed to document six LEED credits if your project is subject to California code requirements.

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GSA Links High-Performance Outcomes to Integrated Design

Project teams appear to function better, and their buildings end up greener, under collaborative project delivery.

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Fedrizzi Announces Departure from USGBC

The board has until the end of 2016 to complete its search for the leader’s replacement.

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Class of 2030: Groups Agitate for Sustainability in Architecture Schools

Not everyone was satisfied with the 2014 environmental building criteria conditions from the NAAB. Here's what's happening now.

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New Label from ILFI to “Reveal” Building Energy Data

Buildings will be able to display a standard label showing energy use under a new program from the International Living Future Institute.

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From the Editors

LEED 101: A Syllabus Supplement for Green Building Coursework

This syllabus supplement provides professors and students with content on LEED from BuildingGreen, LEEDuser, and other relevant resources.

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