Renovations/Retrofits

Saving "Green" By Going Green

Case study courtesy of Aquatherm
March 5, 2014
A Detroit high school installs 21st-century piping in direct-bury heat pump application.
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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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A 105-Year-Old Building Becomes a Top Performer

A Nashville building is a historic icon for the city while also attaining the highest-rated LEED Core & Shell certification in the world.
December 2, 2013
The Bridge Building was built on the east bank of downtown Nashville’s Cumberland River in 1908. Today, it is the world’s highest-rated LEED Platinum Core & Shell building.
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High-Performance High

November 25, 2013

America's first predominantly African-American public high school reopened its doors after it underwent a $122 million complete re-engineer and redesign, and earned a LEED for Schools Platinum certification.


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Excellence in Design Winner 2013

GSA Sustainably Maintains a Historic Legacy

The renovation of a historic federal office building and courthouse in Texas shows a clear look into the future of energy-efficient building design.
November 14, 2013
Built on the grounds of the Alamo in 1937, the six-story, Beaux Arts-style Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building and United States Courthouse in San Antonio, Texas, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
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Excellence in Design Winner 2013

A Teaching Moment

A designer in San Francisco rebuilds his own home into a whimsical, sustainable space while setting examples of green design in his neighborhood.
November 5, 2013
Peter Liang, owner of Blue Truck studio, re-mastered his own home, a decrepit bungalow, into the highly efficient, 1,739-square-foot Bernal Tower.
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Infusing New Into Old

October 3, 2013
Chicago’s new urban winery exemplifies sustainability, community building and owner representation.
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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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Fan Power

UCLA Pauley Pavilion
August 1, 2013
UCLA Pauley Pavilion’s mixed-mode natural ventilation system saves energy and reduces operational costs
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Heating and Cooling from the Sea

July 10, 2013
A community college in New England uses an unconventional resource to heat and cool a renovated academic facility and offices.
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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.

Podcasts

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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