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New Georgia center as good to environment as refugees it will serve

New Georgia center as good to environment as refugees it will serve

Leaders of Friends of Refugees, a Georgia-based non-profit, knew they needed a building. To make the project more attractive to donors by lowering operating costs, executive director Brian Bollinger studied up on high-performance. Here's what he learned, and the facility that will result.

The Midwest: A heartland with a heart for sustainability

The Midwest: A heartland with a heart for sustainability

Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.

Grass not the only thing green in modern stadiums

Grass not the only thing green in modern stadiums

Baseball and other sporting venues are increasingly looking to sustainable building practices to cut costs and appeal to green-minded fans.

Drones: Coming to a traffic jam near you

Drones: Coming to a traffic jam near you

Collaborative investment, contests and grant awards are spurring studies of how drones can ease air and land traffic management issues.

EV charging stations more than a luxury, now a differentiator

EV charging stations more than a luxury, now a differentiator

Electric vehicles still account for a small percentage of automobiles on U.S. roads — about 1.13 percent of market share by the end of 2017 — but the growth trend is clearly upward. And that means builders and developers are increasingly compelled to include EV charging stations in their projects.

Caesars doubles down on reducing carbon emissions

Caesars doubles down on reducing carbon emissions

Caesars has already reduced water use by 21% and diverted 41% of waste from landfills.

3 things you should know about building-integrated solar power

3 things you should know about building-integrated solar power

BIPV products deliver savings in materials and utility costs, reduce a building's carbon footprint, and may add another layer of architectural appeal.

Toronto selects smart city technologies for building operators

Toronto selects smart city technologies for building operators

The program focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart city technologies and building and infrastructure operators seeking innovations to enhance the city's liveability.

Video | Indoor living wall livens up coffee café

Video | Indoor living wall livens up coffee café

The green wall is living artwork that attracts and engages customers as they enjoy their coffee in the café’s upper-level seating area.

Renewable energy for commercial buildings: is on-site or off-site the right choice?

Renewable energy for commercial buildings: is on-site or off-site the right choice?

Energy from renewable sources -- solar, wind, biofuels etc. -- can be used to offset power from the grid.

New headquarters illuminates the future of intelligent lighting

New headquarters illuminates the future of intelligent lighting

Energy demand will be reduced with zonal controls and the ability to dynamically reduce LED fixture output.

Retailers leading DOE energy reduction programs

Retailers leading DOE energy reduction programs

The sector faces a cumulative energy bill of $41 billion a year with diverse building types.

Notre Dame renovations focus on saving water

Notre Dame renovations focus on saving water

The Campus Crossroads Project was designed to place Notre Dame Stadium at the intersection of research, student life, event and hospitality space.

12-story office tower leads downtown revitalization

12-story office tower leads downtown revitalization

In 2017, the Downtown Allentown Revitalization District was honored with a Global Award of Excellence by the Urban Land Institute.

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

New 3 IN 1 tile combines protection, insulation, solar into a single product to boost energy efficiency

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