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LEED v4.1 Opens for Beta Registration

BD+C and ID+C projects can now register—and v4 projects can already substitute v4.1 versions of credits. Read more »

Op-Ed:

LEED Finally Lives Up to Its Promise

The 4.1 version of LEED’s design and construction rating systems is outstanding. Is it too late? Read more »

Thin Glass to Change High-Performance Window Market

Alpen is rolling out triple-pane products that are thinner and lighter—and will eventually be cheaper. Read more »

Guest Blog:

Sustainable Design Leaders Find Comradery at Greenbuild

The SDL Show-and-Tell session is where Greenbuild becomes more personal, more intimate, less business-to-business, and more community-centric. Read more »

PVC-Free Sun-Control Textile with No Halogenated Flame Retardants

Mermet offers a fiberglass textile for interior rollershades that has good performance and material transparency. Read more »

Op-Ed:

Carbon Emissions Are Up, But We Can Get Back on Track

In a year of devastating disasters, greenhouse gas emissions rose. Here’s what we can do about it. Read more »

“Tall Wood” Now Code Approved

After years of study and testing, the International Code Council will allow heavy timber buildings taller than 85 feet. Read more »

Webinar Series:

Computational Design for High-Performance Results and LEED

Join Elliot Glassman, Associate and Technical Principal at WSP Built Ecology, for a two-part webinar series on computational design. Part one will be Wednesday, February 20 from 2-3 p.m. and part two will be Wednesday, February 27 from 2-3 p.m. Learn more and register »

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