High-Performance Building Envelopes

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Using the Environment for Healing Today and Forever

April 14, 2014
A Massachusetts rehabilitation hospital emphasizes personal and environmental connections for healing its patients now and for future environmental challenges.
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AEC/O+M Solutions

Remote Replacement Hospital Requires Digital Project Communication

April 1, 2014
A project team in Tehachapi, Calif., streamlines digital documentation management to fast-track a vital hospital build.
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German Innovation for High-Performance Buildings (Part 1)

April 1, 2014
Part I of a two-part series examines how adopting German innovations could benefit various building systems in the U.S.
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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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Operations/Management

Maintaining Educational Energy Excellence

March 17, 2014
A Pennsylvania school district acts proactively to save energy and increase educational opportunities.
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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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Volkswagen Rethinks What It Means to Be Green

January 8, 2014
Volkswagen AG’s three-year-old Chattanooga, Tenn., facility is out of the ordinary when it comes to being environmentally friendly.
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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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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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Wood: Environmental Office Buildings of the Future

September 16, 2013
Over the past few years, wood has gained more and more attention in the architecture community for its environmental and structural benefits.
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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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April 2014 Cover

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Check out the April edition of EDC along with the announcement of the EDC On the Go app!
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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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