Credit: Peter Vanderwarker
Designers are reinventing the art and science of passive comfort control even where climate and culture favor mechanical systems.
Product News & Reviews
A whole-building air barrier system with a 15-year warranty is offered as a package from Dow Corning.
WaterFurnace’s CLW Chiller “geothermal” heat pump also uses excess heat and cooling within a building to provide energy-efficient HVAC.
Green Building News
GBCI will partner with Bureau Veritas to provide global support for LEED certification, with a focus on customer service and rigor.
A new modeling tool, WeatherShift, helps designers see how designs today can account for comfort, resilience, and energy needs decades down the line.
With projects meeting New York’s steep goal of 30% less carbon ahead of schedule, the city calls on even more buildings to take on the challenge.
Now publicly available, the updated rating system features new credits and benchmarks based on expert input.
Urban Green Council rolls out the green carpet and rewards exceptional achievements in energy, water, lighting, and more.
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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