Focus on Resilience
By Nancy Eve Cohen
At the biggest medical complex in the world, hard-won lessons learned from Tropical Storm Allison kept Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters at bay.
A housing project that replaced one damaged by Hurricane Katrina was designed high enough to withstand a flood last year. Read more »
A manual on building disaster-resistant homes will be published in 2019. Read more »
Dow and Owens Corning have joined the EPS industry in eliminating the hazardous halogenated flame retardant HBCD from their XPS insulation. Read more »
Powerhouse buildings are designed to offset their full life-cycle energy costs. Read more »
Recent studies explore whether school buildings designed for high performance help students learn to think and act sustainably. Read more »
Thoughtful analysis and spending across the portfolio can result in bigger savings, says the Rocky Mountain Institute. Read more »
Specially designed fitness equipment generates electricity. Read more »
Materials Transparency & LEED WEBCAST
In this 50-minute webcast, BuildingGreen President Nadav Malin will show you which LEED v4 Materials & Resources (MR) credits your project can easily achieve, and what you need to know to get them. Read more »
Paula Melton and Peter Yost discuss their process of writing a feature article about building failure.
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2018 AIA COTE Top Ten
This year’s AIA COTE winning projects combine small ecological footprints with big social benefits.
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