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Is Resiliency a Threat to Sustainability?

As the topic of resiliency grows, is it taking away from the conversations about a healthy environment?
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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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Dynamic Designs With Electrochromic Glass

An updated take on a technology is helping designers make buildings more comfortable and energy efficient while adhering to a cleaner aesthetic.
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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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How Texas Does Net Zero

A Texas middle school models sustainability while building a curriculum designed to educate the next generation about renewable energy.
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A Massachusetts School District’s Pioneering Path to Solar

Generating renewable energy is not only possible, but also preferable—even if the energy can’t be produced onsite.
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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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Air Barriers: Expectations versus Reality (Part II)

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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Excellence in Design Winner 2014

Excellence in Design Awards Commercial Winner: Commitment to Excellence

While building its new headquarters, TD Ameritrade finds the road to excellence is paved with Platinum.
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‘Building within a Building’ for Savings

A Colorado project team makes effective use of a site to deliver energy and cost savings to an existing affordable multifamily housing project.
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Metl-Span

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

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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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EDC Magazine

October 2014

2014 October

Learn more about product transparency, cool roofing projects, and electrochromic glass in the October issue!
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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 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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