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Designers are reinventing the art and science of passive comfort control even where climate and culture favor mechanical systems.
Green Building News
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.
A new modeling tool, WeatherShift, helps designers see how designs today can account for comfort, resilience, and energy needs decades down the line.
Aimed at curbing global warming, a proposed rule would ban HFC-134a, used in XPS production and for refrigeration.
A promised database funded by Google.org and USGBC aims to end marketplace confusion and lower the cost of ingredient disclosure.
Helping corporations bolster their defenses against the economic effects of natural disasters is the focus of the new initiative.
The U.S. Department of Energy seeks to require states to adopt the latest version of the key energy standard.
Capitalized with $70 million and a quick application process, Eutectics is ready to finance small solar and efficiency retrofits for commercial properties.
Waste heat from air conditioners contributes to higher nighttime temperatures, in turn increasing cooling demands, according to a new study.
It takes almost 20 years for triple-glazed windows to save enough energy to overcome their additional embodied carbon, according to a new study.
DOE is highlighting technologies that simultaneously save water and energy, including supercritical carbon dioxide recompression for power plants.
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.
From the Editors
Low-impact development (LID) minimizes pavement and maximizes rainwater infiltration, filtering out pollution and preventing erosion.