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Architects and engineers have traditionally favored steel, masonry and concrete for commercial buildings, but today the use of wood has become increasingly common across all types of U.S. buildings.
AIA selects projects showcasing excellence in sustainable design principles and reduced energy consumption.
While wood-framed structures have been predominant in most single-family residential construction for a number of years, it’s only been recently that this style of construction has garnered more widespread support in multistory residential developments
Changes are fast approaching for the building industry.
As Butch Gardner hauls cranberries between two cold-storage facilities on the Badger State Fruit Processing property in Pittsville, Wis., he gives the “thumbs-up” to plant manager Mark Konrardy for a job well done. Konrardy met three tough challenges for the construction of a new cold-storage facility—built to house Badger’s 200 million pounds of cranberries with room to grow.
Twelve showcase homes demonstrate best practices from several major green building programs.
In The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building: Redefining the Practice of Sustainability, 7group's principals and integrative design pioneer Bill Reed introduce design and construction professionals to the concepts of whole building design and whole systems.
EDC'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.
Welcome to EDC's crossword puzzle. This puzzle was created specifically for the green building industry by Myles Mellor; all the clues and answers relate to industry terms. Click to view the interactive version of the puzzle that appeared in print. Or if you prefer, you'll find a PDF link to this month's puzzle and solution.