Energy

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

ARTICLES

Raising the Bar

Sustainability makes its case in a new University of Baltimore law school building
March 24, 2014
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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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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Applying Energy-Efficient Strategies to Research

March 5, 2014
A project team applies sustainable building standards to the strict safety guidelines of a Kentucky research lab.
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Hotel Continues Sustainability Efforts

Boston’s Westin Copley Place upgrades its HVAC system and reaps savings.
February 14, 2014
Excluding labor, energy is typically the highest cost that hoteliers face and is the single fastest-growing operating cost in the hospitality industry.
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Achieving Lofty Goals with Submeters

February 4, 2014
Electric submeters were used to measure and verify the Las Vegas Bonneville Transit Center’s energy consumption, helping it become LEED-NC Platinum certified just two years after opening.
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California Energy Code Regulation Spurs New Roofing Trends

The state’s energy code will shape decisions and impact the industry’s roofing trends for 2014 and the foreseeable future.
February 3, 2014
As residential developers and builders in California gear up to meet this year’s increased demand for housing, new changes in the state’s energy code will shape their decisions and impact the industry’s roofing trends for 2014 and the foreseeable future.
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A New Approach to Evaluating Societal Energy Solutions (Part 2)

February 3, 2014
This is the second of a two-part article discussing the global ‘energy problem,’ which is not a single issue but, rather, an interconnected web of problems that have significant impact on the global environment and economy.
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Pulling Sustainability Out of Thin Air

A wind turbine manufacturer makes IAQ improvements to its headquarters for occupant well-being and significant energy savings.
January 21, 2014
The inspiration to build one of the greenest buildings in North America started on a rainy afternoon in Portland, Ore., in 2009.
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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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LEED Fellow CORNER

A New Approach to Evaluating Societal Energy Solutions (Part I)

January 7, 2014
Part one of this two-part series defines what we perceive as the problem with energy, and sets the stage to discover better solutions.
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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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EDC Magazine

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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