Energy Efficiency

Living the Dream of a Net-Zero House
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Living the Dream of a Net-Zero House

The growing number of firms offering energy-efficient modular designs has made a... More

Five Digital Tools for Architects to Test Building Performance
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Five Digital Tools for Architects to Test Building Performance

Energy modeling, once in the strict purview of engineers, can now be undertaken by... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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. More

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