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Residential Green Building Continues to Gain Traction

At least one-third of single-family and multifamily builders say green building represents more than 60 percent of their portfolio, according to a new SmartMarket Brief from Dodge Data & Analytics in partnership with the National Association of Home Builders. Within that group, nearly 30 percent of multifamily builders are “dedicated” to green building, meaning it comprises more than 90 percent of their portfolio. 

Sealing in Building Performance: Innovations Spark New Opportunities for Energy Savings

With the development of aerosol-based sealing, the tide has begun to turn on duct leakage. During the past six years or so, hundreds of commercial buildings across the country (and the world) have solved previously unsolvable ventilation issues, energy waste concerns, poor indoor air quality and other factors directly related to duct leakage. 

Navigating Renewable Energy Project Agreements

Successful negotiation of engineering and construction agreements in the renewable sector depends on the unique characteristics of each proposed project, as well as the thorough assessment and allocation of risks. 

For Sustainable, Renewable Construction Materials: The Future Is CLT

Cross laminated timber is gaining recognition, and it won’t be long before this product is accepted as a common building material that delivers great results.

Atlanta and Chicago Make Renewable Energy Pledges

The Atlanta City Council unanimously approved a pledge to commit the city to reaching 100 percent renewable energy by 2035. Municipal buildings must reach that goal by 2025. Atlanta is now the largest Southeastern city with a 100 percent clean energy goal, followed by St. Petersburg, Fla., according to Sierra Club. 


DOE Launches Program to Make Zero-Energy Schools More Mainstream

Zero Energy School Accelerator program to develop zero energy designs that are cost-competitive for construction in the education sector and in local communities across the nation.

DPR Uses Its Office As a Sustainable Example for Clients

DPR took a building that had been vacant for more than seven years and transformed into an office that is not only energy-efficient and seeking LEED-CI v4.0 Platinum certification, but also ensures the well-being of employees. 

Unlock Hidden Savings With Building Analytics

Today’s savvy facility executives should take the appropriate measures to connect disparate energy systems, leverage intelligent building analytics capabilities and bring in trusted partners to help guarantee that all opportunities to cut energy consumption are being addressed.

LEED in Motion: Industrial Facilities

Today, there are more than 1,755 LEED-certified industrial facilities worldwide, comprising more than 496 million total square feet, according to the LEED in Motion: Industrial Facilities report. And that number is expected to increase significantly: There are currently more than 2,710 registered industrial facilities totaling nearly 737 million square feet.

D.C. Law Expands Access to Solar Power

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser signed into law the Renewable Portfolio Standard Expansion Act of 2016, which seeks to help mitigate the effects of climate change in the district, as well as keep D.C. on track to meet its sustainability goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent and ensure renewables make up at least 50 percent of its energy supply by 2032.

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