Items Tagged with 'energy efficiency'


Opting for Geothermal in Orthopedic Care

April 1, 2014
A medical facility in Montana integrates a geothermal system into its new building’s design.
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Green, Greener, Greenest: Implications for Green Roof Design

August 8, 2013

Four similar buildings at a correction facility presented a perfect opportunity to compare roof performance.

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Energy-Efficient Building Retrofits: Show Me the Money?

May 7, 2013
Deep energy savings are possible with building retrofits; what’s lacking are models for financing.
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LEED Pilot Credits: Creating Opportunities for Energy Efficiency & Savings

Energy Jumpstart and Demand Response move LEED’s attention to energy forward.
March 1, 2013

 Buildings continue to be the largest consumers of energy, by sector, in the U.S. The USGBC is constantly looking for new and innovative ways to address this.  

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The Ups and Downs of Energy Efficiency

Lifts still offer unused potential for improving energy efficiency, and thus reducing operating costs.
March 1, 2013

 Around 700,000 passenger and goods lifts (or elevators) are in operation in Germany alone, consuming an estimated 2.2 to 4.0 TWh (terawatt hours) of electricity per year.  

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LED Lighting and Your Next Project

Advances in LED lighting have helped make it a popular choice for multiple applications.
November 5, 2012

 LED lighting can deliver maximum benefits of energy efficiency, cost and maintenance savings while providing high-quality illumination to most any lighting situation.  

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Rotten Fruit

Why ‘picking low-hanging fruit’ hurts efficiency and how to fix that problem.
November 5, 2012

Sometimes a failure can arrive disguised as a success.

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Campaign For Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking Campaign Launched

September 28, 2012

LEEP Campaign aims for 100 sq. ft. of parking space to use one-third less energy.

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Report: U.K. Tops in Energy Efficiency, U.S. Ranks 9th

July 12, 2012

The first International Energy Efficiency Scorecard of 12 major economies is released.

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Free Energy Efficiency Tools for World Environment Day

June 5, 2012

The new report and tool kit assists all countries in doubling the rate of energy efficiency improvement by 2030.

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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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