Higher Education Buildings

Raising the Bar

Sustainability makes its case in a new University of Baltimore law school building
March 24, 2014
Campus administrators recognized the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center’s potential to have a transformative impact on much more than the program itself.
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A Golden Opportunity For Platinum

March 10, 2014
A grant from the Department of Energy pushes a sustainable building at a Michigan university from LEED Gold to LEED Platinum.
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Applying Energy-Efficient Strategies to Research

March 5, 2014
A project team applies sustainable building standards to the strict safety guidelines of a Kentucky research lab.
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Will It Stay or Will It Go Now?

March 5, 2014
Drought has likely been a feared calamity since humans realized we needed water to survive.
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Ballast Cooler Than You Think

February 3, 2014
A cool roof can be a great choice for buildings in warm, southern climates.
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Net-Zero From the Inside Out

January 14, 2014

A Georgia Tech project investigates efficient interior design impacts on net-zero energy housing.

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Higher Education Design: Implementing Zero-Plus Energy Strategies

August 6, 2013
When conserving energy becomes a thing of the past, the newest approach is finding ways to create it.
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The Center of Attention

A new student services center at a prominent university in Boston provides students with a chance to learn and play outside the box.
August 1, 2013
The LEED Gold certified Center for Student Services is Boston University’s (BU) new gateway to campus student life and services as well as the winner of EDC’s Excellence in Design Award for Educational New Construction.
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A Lesson in Better Lighting

August 1, 2013
Colleges can reap dramatic savings from LED technology, iconic luminaire styling and the intelligent use of controls.
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A Center for the West

August 1, 2013
A university in Michigan transformed its campus core into a sustainable haven to accommodate a variety of learning styles.
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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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