Sustainability

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

Regional Resilience Design Studios Added Two New Locations
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Regional Resilience Design Studios Added Two New Locations

The AIA Foundation announced at last week’s convention two more additions will be... Read more

U.S. Energy Consumption Slows, Predicted to Grow Modestly through 2040
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U.S. Energy Consumption Slows, Predicted to Grow Modestly through 2040

Analyses from the U.S. Energy Information Administration show that energy use is... Read more

AIA Signs Letter Opposing the Proposed Repeal of the Federal Government's 2030 Targets
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AIA Signs Letter Opposing the Proposed Repeal of the Federal Government's 2030 Targets

The letter, which was signed by nearly 500 businesses, argues that the federal... Read more

Why Cities Need Sustainable Strategies
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Why Cities Need Sustainable Strategies

One year after the AIA’s Sustainability Leadership Opportunity Scan, new growth... Read more

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AIA Opposes Reintroduced Shaheen-Portman Energy-Efficiency Bill

The long-stalled legislation would repeal the 2030 fossil fuel reduction targets for new and renovated federal buildings. Read more

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New Poll Finds Bipartisan Support for USGBC's LEED System New Poll Finds Bipartisan Support for USGBC's LEED System

A nationwide survey concluded that 79 percent of Republicans and 89 percent of Democrats endorse the use of the LEED rating system in buildings. Read more

The Performing Arts: Why Occupant Behavior is the New Big Thing in Green Building
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The Performing Arts: Why Occupant Behavior is the New Big Thing in Green Building

Gathering data to change occupant behavior is the next frontier in sustainable... Read more

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Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities Network Reveals 35 New Additions Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities Network Reveals 35 New Additions

Narrowed down from 94 initial submissions, the organization's second round of selections includes 35 cities from around the world committed to developing roadmaps to resiliency. Read more

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Past Progressives, 1979: Arcosanti's East Crescent Complex Past Progressives, 1979: Arcosanti's East Crescent Complex

The East Crescent addition to Paolo Soleri's Acrosanti complex won guarded praise from energy-conscious P/A Award jurors. Read more

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