Continuing Education

  • How Buildings Fail Their Users
    March 6, 2018

    Feature Article

     A building doesn’t have to be falling down to fail. We share seven stories of green buildings gone wrong—along with tips for prevention. 

  • When Passive House Goes Big
    February 5, 2018

    Feature Article

    More projects are proving Passive House is achievable for large urban buildings. The lessons learned along the way can help guide cities to a low-energy, resilient future.

  • Community-Scale Sustainability: Accelerating Change for People and Planet
    December 11, 2017

    Feature Article

    By working at the neighborhood scale, designers and developers can more dramatically improve environmental performance and social equity.

  • Fundamentals of High Performance Building Assemblies

    Report/Course/Study Guide/Live Webinar

    BuildingGreen's four-part course, designed for architects and builders, provides methodologies for how best to design and manage these details and achieve superior performance—while avoiding expensive pitfalls.

  • Better Window Decisions

    Report/Course/Study Guide/Live Webinar

    BuildingGreen's special report dives deep into window and glazing selection, giving you the framework you need to make informed decisions.

  • LEED vs. Green Globes: A Definitive Analysis

    Report/Course/Study Guide/Live Webinar

    Green Globes has a new leader and powerful industry backers. But is it truly “better, faster, cheaper”—or none of the above? We match it up point-by-point with LEED in this special 90-page analysis.

  • What You Need to Know About Concrete and Green Building

    Report/Course/Study Guide/Live Webinar

    Concrete and other cementitious materials have both environmental advantages and disadvantages. As builders and designers, should we be looking for alternatives or embracing concrete over competing materials?

  • The BuildingGreen Guide to Insulation

    Report/Course/Study Guide/Live Webinar

    The BuildingGreen Guide to Insulation provides detailed guidance on insulation products and practices, including cost comparisons and detailed recommendations on what insulation to use, and what to avoid.

  • The Cost of Comfort: Climate Change and Refrigerants
    November 6, 2017

    Feature Article

    Refrigerants with very high global warming potential can negate the energy-efficiency benefits of many HVAC systems, including popular heat pumps.

  • BuildingGreen's Top 10 Green Building Products for 2018
    February 5, 2018

    Webcast

    BuildingGreen selects ten products every year that push the sustainable design industry forward. Learn about this year's selections.