Higher Education Buildings

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LED Versus Fluorescent Lighting

June 1, 2014
Lighting needs vary by application, so how does LED lighting stack up financially against fluorescent lighting options in an educational setting?
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Raising the Bar

Sustainability makes its case in a new University of Baltimore law school building
March 28, 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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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.

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EDC interviews Greg Quick from TD Ameritrade about his EID winning project.

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EDC July 2014

2014 July

Check out some LEED-approved projects this month, including an upgrade from LEED Gold to LEED Platinum, LEED certification in Russia, and the Residential winner for the Excellence In Design Awards.
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