BuildingGreen’s president, Nadav Malin, recently received the Honorary AIA designation. We sat down with him to talk about it.
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Why and how do buildings fail? In this quick video, Paula Melton and Peter Yost discuss what they learned in the process of writing their feature article “How Buildings Fail Their Users.”
X-Floc claims the blowing equipment they use delivers cellulose at a more consistent density, and they were willing to prove it with this demonstration.
What does sustainable design literacy mean, and how can firms develop knowledge that leads to action? Here are three places to start.
A deep-energy-retrofit project uses Kooltherm as part of a high-performance attic insulation system
How Yale University's energy manager uses after-hours walk-throughs to save energy
Simple ways to measure moisture content deeper into building assemblies
Managing the high GWP refrigerants used in refrigeration and HVAC systems is one of our most pressing climate challenges. November’s BuildingGreen Report feature article explains why.
How to use geological, soil, and historical maps to keep your basement dry
A new focus on embodied carbon and LEED v4 are driving designers to dive deep into what we choose for our buildings
Simple folded metal solves a common moisture problem
Early on in our work on energy-efficient homes, the connection between airtightness and sound centered on airport noise; now a new technology reconnects acoustics and air leakage
There is mold on the factory-primed, latex top-coated wood clapboards on the south but not the north side of our house
How well do Zip and ForceField sheathing integrate a structural panel with bulk water and air management?
We asked architects how they evaluate someone’s sustainability literacy in a single question.