Paris continues work on eco-friendly urban development project

Clichy-Batignolles is referred to in its brochure as a “a model for sustainable urban development.”

Morocco’s 2026 World Cup bid had sustainability in mind

Moroccan officials believe that environmental sustainability can be goal if it hosts 2026 World Cup.

Los Angeles New Block offers affordable, sustainable housing

The Newman Garrison & Partners architecture firm in Los Angeles has unveiled New Block.

Group proves net-zero buildings don’t have to be more expensive

A common assumption is that sustainable technology is much more costly than standard ways of building, but developers are showing that does not have to be the case. The cost of sustainable technology has actually decreased in recent years, according to a story from Deseret News.

Experts predict more workplace sensors to monitor sustainability

Most people cringe when they think about yet more monitoring occurring in the office environment, but what if the related electronics were designed to make the workspace more comfortable, be kinder to the environment and save money for the firm?...

Henning Larsen Architects brings sustainable Scandinavian design to Minneapolis

According to Inhabitat, Henning Larsen Architects and MSR Design unveiled their competition-winning designs for Minneapolis’ new Public Service Building — a municipal building that will integrate the Scandinavian ethos with sustainable design. Located across from Minneapolis City Hall, the multi-purpose...

Avitru, UL announce partnership for access to sustainability database

According to a press release, Avitru, the developer of AIA MasterSpec, announced a partnership with UL, the developer of UL SPOT, to collaborate and develop a sustainable product database that will enable MasterSpec users to access product sustainability data from...

How the convergence of IoT and IAQ has influenced energy efficiency practices

How the convergence of IoT and IAQ has influenced energy efficiency practices

The premise is that commercial buildings should promote health, be cozy, convenient and support human productivity.

Robert Redford Conservancy earns top LEED Rating

Robert Redford Conservancy earns top LEED Rating

A top-to-bottom renovation turned an abandoned, nearly 90-year-old facility into a showcase for responsible, collaborative green building. I

Survey: Construction industry concern growing over labor shortages and tariffs

Survey: Construction industry concern growing over labor shortages and tariffs

To sustain the strong pipeline of work, industry leaders must think about the process and product innovations that can help complete projects on-time.

Concrete industry tackling greenhouse gas issues

Concrete industry tackling greenhouse gas issues

Manufacturers have been working to reduce their carbon footprint for years, with little success.

Savona, Italy, has become the first LEED-certified city in Europe

Savona, Italy, has become the first LEED-certified city in Europe

LEED for Cities provides cities with a framework for measuring and managing the performance of water consumption, energy use, human experience, waste and transportation.

Coast Guard headquarters covered by a sea of green

Coast Guard headquarters covered by a sea of green

Given the unique lay of the land, architectural design and construction team navigated a range of design considerations.

Shaw Industries rolls out carbon neutral carpet manufacturing

Shaw Industries rolls out carbon neutral carpet manufacturing

Carbon neutral efforts included installing a 1 MW solar array atop its carpet tile manufacturing facility in Cartersville, Georgia, in 2013.

3 best practices for constructing ICF buildings

3 best practices for constructing ICF buildings

Many companies and private residents are looking for more durable, storm-ready construction.

Online product tool adds energy-efficient windows and doors

Online product tool adds energy-efficient windows and doors

The online tool helps building professionals find energy-efficient housing products that are healthy and made locally.

Report: Energy-efficiency employment climbing

Report: Energy-efficiency employment climbing

Energy-efficiency employment in the United States topped 6.5 million in 2017, according to recent research. That’s an increase of about 2 percent, or 133,000 jobs, and the jump represented nearly 7 percent of all new jobs added across the country...

Clean biocoal heating up with hemp, forest debris and kenaf

Clean biocoal heating up with hemp, forest debris and kenaf

The University of Louisville continues to research ways, components to make better biocoal.

Cintas achieves zero waste at Dallas DC

Cintas achieves zero waste at Dallas DC

Cintas also plans to incorporate its zero-waste-to-landfill program at its rental laundry plants and rental locations to further limit the amount of waste produced.

Rinnai adds Amazon Alexa integration to tankless water heater controls

Rinnai adds Amazon Alexa integration to tankless water heater controls

Commercial users such as restaurants and medical offices can control their water heating costs with the voice controls.

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