Sustainability

UN Climate Change Conference Discusses the Building Industry's Environmental Impact
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UN Climate Change Conference Discusses the Building Industry's Environmental Impact

The annual Paris climate talks include a day-long summit that raises concerns over... Read more

Utilizing Repurposed Materials
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Utilizing Repurposed Materials

Incorporating recycled materials into a project is nothing new for the Solar... Read more

Water Conservation Solutions from the 2015 Solar Decathlon
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Water Conservation Solutions from the 2015 Solar Decathlon

With California and Texas both experiencing serious droughts over the past several... Read more

Applications for Builders from the 2015 Solar Decathlon
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Applications for Builders from the 2015 Solar Decathlon

The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2015 Solar Decathlon showcased innovations in... Read more

SURE House: Sustainable and Resilient
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SURE House: Sustainable and Resilient

The 2015 Solar Decathlon team from Stevens Institute of Technology wanted their... Read more

GRoW Home: Merging Greenhouse and Home
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GRoW Home: Merging Greenhouse and Home

Designed with the urban gardener in mind, GRoW Home from the University at Buffalo... Read more

NexusHaus: A Modular Design Addressing Density
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NexusHaus: A Modular Design Addressing Density

The main focus for students from 2015 Solar Decathlon Team Texas/Germany was... Read more

Arthur Casas to Build Self-Sufficient Crowdsourced Home
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Arthur Casas to Build Self-Sufficient Crowdsourced Home

The independently operated home will begin construction in late 2015. Read more

 University of Colorado Architecture Students Build Two Cabins Made of Recycled Materials
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University of Colorado Architecture Students Build Two Cabins Made of Recycled Materials

Collaborating with the University of Utah's architecture program, Design Build... Read more

AIA and DOE Launch 2030 Commitment Reporting Tool
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AIA and DOE Launch 2030 Commitment Reporting Tool

Firms that have signed the initiative can track and compare energy performance... Read more

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