This section highlights ways to help manage energy consumption, including renewable forms of energy.


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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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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Twice the Size and Half the Footprint

The performance of a renovated house in Virginia dwarfs its predecessor, despite adding space to meet the owner’s needs.
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Energy Department Invests More Than $10 Million for Efficient Lighting Research, Development

The Energy Department announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research and product development.
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4 Steps to a Successful Lighting Evaluation

Having a sound strategy and detailed information can lead to a greener facility and greater savings.
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The Importance of a Daylighting System

Energy savings are just the beginning of all the benefits that are available.
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Raising the Bar

Sustainability makes its case in a new University of Baltimore law school building
Campus administrators recognized the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center’s potential to have a transformative impact on much more than the program itself.
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Maintaining Educational Energy Excellence

A Pennsylvania school district acts proactively to save energy and increase educational opportunities.
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Applying Energy-Efficient Strategies to Research

A project team applies sustainable building standards to the strict safety guidelines of a Kentucky research lab.
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The Drive Toward Energy Efficiency

Cultural institutions, like the National Corvette Museum, are achieving energy efficiency goals through retrofits and pioneering use of new technologies, such as energy-efficient lighting upgrades.
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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.


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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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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