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From BIM to design charrettes to commissioning and beyond, we cover solutions to create sustainable structures.


Air Barriers: Expectations versus Reality (Part II)

July 21, 2014
The second installment in a series examining air barriers shows that housing used during Katrina stays cool but fails the latest air tightness codes and standards.
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Navigating the Regulation and Risks of Brownfield Redevelopment

July 1, 2014
Landowners, developers and contractors have regulatory and civil liability protection options for brownfield redevelopment.
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‘What If?’ Toward a More Equitable World

July 1, 2014
Those in green building have traditionally focused on economic and environmental aspects of building. Lately, however, they have begun to focus on the social aspect of building as well.
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Key Energy Factors in Evaluating Cool Roofing

June 1, 2014
Installing a cool roof can help buildings reduce their energy consumption, and choosing the right roof depends on knowing what to look for.
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Greening the MLS: What’s LEED Got to Do With It?

June 1, 2014
Top three ways to incorporate green into your local MLS.
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Why Ohio Needs LEED Buildings

June 1, 2014
The belief that LEED will impact the Buckeye State in a profoundly negative way runs counter to nearly a decade of reality.
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AEC/O+M Solutions

Industry Insight: Jason McLennan

May 15, 2014
Green building pioneer and CEO of the International Living Future Institute shares his thoughts about how the green building industry will find increased rigor and authenticity moving forward.
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Air Barriers: Expectations vs. Reality

May 9, 2014
Air barriers are expected to be beneficial to owners of green buildings, but improper specification and installation can cause problems.
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German Innovation for High-Performance Buildings (Part II)

May 8, 2014
Part II of a two-part series examines how German policies support high-performance innovations.
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The Importance of a Daylighting System

May 7, 2014
Energy savings are just the beginning of all the benefits that are available.
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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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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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