Continuing Education credits for AIA, GBCI, and ILFI

Find BuildingGreen articles, webcasts, and reports approved for continuing educations credits through AIA, GBCI, and ILFI. We will record and automatically report CEU credits for members.

  • Are Cool Roofs Green? The Answer’s Not Black and White
    June 29, 2014

    Feature Article

    Roofing choices are complicated by heating tradeoffs, climate effects, and condensation, but proponents say reflective roofs still make sense in most climates.

  • Can Concrete Save Us? Locking Up Carbon in Building Materials
    June 1, 2014

    Feature Article

    Concrete is responsible for a huge proportion of global carbon dioxide emissions. A few companies want to reverse this cycle by sequestering carbon in building materials.

  • Net-Zero Water and More: Moving Beyond “Low Flow”
    May 5, 2014

    Feature Article

    These emerging water strategies are finding momentum and filling the need to address efficiency and resilience on multiple scales.

  • Go with the Flows: The Promise and Peril of Hygrothermal Modeling
    April 2, 2014

    Feature Article

    Tools modeling heat and moisture flows in building envelopes, such as WUFI, offer vital information for architects and engineers-but their misuse can do harm.

  • How to Build Green At No Added Cost
    March 3, 2014

    Feature Article

    Avoiding cost premiums on green projects is not only possible: it's a good idea, focusing design teams on simple, effective designs that can deliver savings for years to come.

  • The PVC Debate: A Fresh Look
    February 3, 2014

    Feature Article

    PVC is banned by some green building programs and simply reviled by some groups. How did we get here, and has anything changed since vinyl became the enemy?

  • Innovative Products and Technology from the Greenbuild Expo
    December 30, 2013

    Feature Article

    Our product editors pick some winners from the expo floor at Greenbuild 2013 while raising questions about some materials.

  • Green Design: What’s Love Got to Do with It?
    December 2, 2013

    Feature Article

    Beauty, place-making, and even love are motivating many green designers, who see these values complementing core sustainability tenets.

  • Materials Transparency & LEED
    December 6, 2017


    This deep dive into the three Building Product Disclosure and Optimization (BPDO) credits in LEED v4 provides the rationale for why product choices are so important, the details on how to achieve points within the three credits, and which options you shouldn't bother pursuing.

  • Resilient Design: 7 Lessons from Early Adopters
    November 1, 2013

    Feature Article

    As storms reveal weaknesses in our built environment, some project teams have adopted more robust, durable principles.