Green builder Hammer & Hand recently released its ten
predictions for the US high performance building industry in
2014. To no surprise, the predictions cover a wide-range of
variables, including the impact of...
Energy efficiency is a journey, and the sooner started the better.
Waiting for the next generation of technology sacrifices a
significant net present value opportunity, and can also lead to the
When most people hear the word “sustainability” they think of
consumer products, like post-consumer paper cup`s from a local
coffee shop. It’s harder to get people to understand how
sustainability applies to...
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched the newest version
of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green
Building Program, LEED v4, at the Greenbuild International
Is there money hidden in your building’s heating, ventilation and
air conditioning (HVAC) system? One often overlooked cost savings
opportunity may be lurking in your ducts if your building uses a
There is a huge opportunity to expand the number of green buildings
in India, which currently make up less than five percent of the
market, according to recent discussions at the 2013 Green Building
The role of energy efficiency in our daily lives is a complicated
one, according to an article from Greentech Media. For instance, a
recent study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient
A recent Washington Post story noted how green construction has
become a common trend for new office buildings, with one-third of
all new office space completed in 2011 being designated “green.”
But beyond the...
The BlueGreen Alliance, a partnership between labor unions and
environmental organizations, recently released a new policy report
on industrial energy efficiency. It notes that America’s
manufacturing sector –...
Although several U.S. cities have energy efficiency requirements
for large commercial and residential buildings, Chicago has become
the first one to mandate the verification of building energy data.