Higher Education Buildings

A Building Envelope Consultant’s Approach to Ecological Sustainable Design

The implementation of ecological sustainable design strategies benefits from a building envelope consultant.
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Excellence in Design

A Well-Rooted, Living Building

The Rochester Institute of Technology envisioned a building that was living, figuratively and literally, for its new Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
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Sharing the Table for Improved Recreational Facilities

By applying an integrated project process, building teams can bring higher education recreational centers to a greater level of sustainability and efficiency.
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LED Versus Fluorescent Lighting

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
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

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

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?

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

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

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

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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.


NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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Learn about the California drought, how North Carolina retailers are going green, and more.
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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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