Building Performance

A Reality Check from the AIA 2030 Commitment 2015 Progress Report
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A Reality Check from the AIA 2030 Commitment 2015 Progress Report

The annual assessment finds that the building industry is not on track to meet the... More

Five Emerging Building Types to Master
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Five Emerging Building Types to Master

For firms looking to make their mark, these market segments will need more design... More

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Congress Extends Tax Deductions on Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Congress Extends Tax Deductions on Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings

The legislation authorizes deductions for buildings and renovations completed in 2014. More

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Designing in a Cloud: How Architects Are Using Cloud-Based Programs to Deliver the Best Projects Designing in a Cloud: How Architects Are Using Cloud-Based Programs to Deliver the Best Projects

A roundup of tools and services that architects are using to break free from company servers and physical boundaries. More

From Energy Sink to Energy Efficient: A Walk Through Window Technologies
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From Energy Sink to Energy Efficient: A Walk Through Window Technologies

In the last century, windows have evolved from drafty single-panes to... More

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Denver City Energy Project Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions, Energy Use Denver City Energy Project Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions, Energy Use

The voluntary program encourages commercial and multifamily building owners to measure building performance using Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager tool. More

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The Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes is the First to Obtain Well Platinum Pilot Certification The Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes is the First to Obtain Well Platinum Pilot Certification

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is the first institute to achieve the International Well Building Institute's highest distinction. More

DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings
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DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings

The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S.... More

Beltway Astroturf Organization Sets Sights on Green Building
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Beltway Astroturf Organization Sets Sights on Green Building

Rick Berman is the figure behind LEED Exposed, a shadowy astroturfing website that... More

Have a Revolutionary Project, Product, or Technology? Enter ARCHITECT’s R+D Awards
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Have a Revolutionary Project, Product, or Technology? Enter ARCHITECT’s R+D Awards

It’s time to put your game-changing design solutions, concepts, and innovations... More

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