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Solar Racking: Ballasted or Mechanically Attached?

April 11, 2014
For years the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and many top solar roofing professionals have discouraged solar contractors from using ballasted racking systems.
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Providing Building Health to Healthcare Buildings

April 4, 2014
A healthcare company in the Pennsylvania/New Jersey "pharma corridor" adds high thermal performance to its new headquarters to meet LEED requirements.
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AFF Headquarters Awarded Three Green Globes for Sustainable Design

March 24, 2014

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has awarded its second-highest rating of three Green Globes to the new Washington, DC, headquarters of the American Forest Foundation (AFF) for its environmentally focused design and construction.

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Treating VOCs

March 13, 2014

Most volatile organic compounds need to be removed from waste streams before they can cause problems. There are choices.

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The Drive Toward Energy Efficiency

March 4, 2014
Cultural institutions, like the National Corvette Museum, are achieving energy efficiency goals through retrofits and pioneering use of new technologies, such as energy-efficient lighting upgrades.
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The Value of Custom Prefab Construction

February 20, 2014
A 100-year-old building in the heart of downtown Fargo, N.D. gets a prefab makeover all while retaining the historic feel that makes it so special.
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Classic Style Meets Modern Sustainability: Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Home Embraces New Roof

February 17, 2014
When a Canadian real estate developer left his country to retire, he wanted his new waterfront home to resemble the one he had left behind.
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Arena Stage Engineered for Strength

January 31, 2014
The Arena Stage is believed to have the tallest free-standing timber-backed façade in the world. Installation for the unique, geometrically complex structure took all involved into uncharted territory; but the team was prepared.
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SITES Certifies First Park in Arizona

January 24, 2014
Park earns three-star certification and is located on 34 acres of Sonoran Desert terrain.
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Empire State Building Flaunts Four New Green Roofs

January 17, 2014

Xero Flor America (XFA), the official and exclusive distributor in the United States for the Xero Flor Green Roof System, announced that the system has been installed on the Empire State Building.

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2013 Top Products

In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.


Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.


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