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Volume Program Released with Living Building Challenge 4.0

Several organizations have already committed to piloting the new program, which aims to streamline documentation and auditing. Read more »

Resilient Retrofits for Fires, Floods, and Quakes

Resilient design is all very well for new construction, but how do we deal with billions of square feet of existing building stock? Read more »

Product Review:

Electrical Vehicle Chargers: Keeping Up with Technology

EV charging stations are becoming mainstream, but the technology interface and installation are still developing. Read more »

Op-Ed:

Thanks To You, Transparency is Reaching Deeper into the Supply Chain

The A&D community’s “ask” for ingredient reporting continues to move entire industries toward healthier products, especially now with the Supplier HPD. Read more »

Health Product Declaration Matures with New Feature

The newly released HPD version 2.2 integrates reporting options for suppliers of parts that go into building products, and for managing multiple versions of a product. Read more »

Zero-Carbon Buildings a Sound Investment in Canada

New buildings with net-zero-carbon operations will provide a 1% return over 25 years, says a new study. Read more »

Nixing Natural Gas to Cut Carbon in California

Electrifying homes could reduce greenhouse gas emissions 90% by 2050. Read more »

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