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BuildingGreen has been writing about sustainable and healthy building strategies for more than 30 years. We are the most trusted voice in the industry because we carry no advertising and offer an unbiased perspective. Our full archive of articles, webcasts, reports, blog posts, and infographics is organized into the topics below.

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Sustainable Materials

No single factor makes a building product “sustainable,” but BuildingGreen helps you understand the many aspects that do.

Design Strategies

High-performance design is at the heart of green building. Changing times (and a changing climate) call for smarter design strategies that provide ongoing benefits.

Building Science

Tighter building envelopes and high-performance materials bring opportunity—and risk. We demystify building science and show you how to design with confidence.

Buildings & Project Types

Different project types have their own requirements and best practices, and we show you how leading firms are meeting the challenge.

Design Process

Learn to optimize the building process starting from the earliest client interactions, through design and construction, and to occupancy and beyond.

Codes & Certifications

Standards and rating systems have been instrumental in advancing the sustainability of our built environment. We show you how to navigate them smoothly and keep raising the bar.