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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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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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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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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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Health and Wellness Trending Among Interior Designers

ASID’s Outlook Report ranks health and wellness first and sustainability third in most influential industry trends.

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Off-Site Construction Can Cut Project Time 73%

The pressures of prefabrication encourage an integrative process and on-time project delivery, though transportation and building culture remain issues.

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Green Label to Highlight Sustainable Building Products in Resource Libraries

With its free Mindful Materials label, HKS Architects offers a quick reference for finding green products on library shelves.

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Green Real Estate Trusts Yield Higher Returns

A high GRESB score could mark a good real estate stock or equity investment, according to researchers.

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Product News & Reviews

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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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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BackPage Primer

Is Particleboard Deadly? Formaldehyde Emissions Explained

Formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products will soon be strictly regulated in the U.S., but questions remain.

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July 2015

Volume 24, Number 7

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