How Affordable Housing is Driving Passive House Design
A grassroots effort started by Philadelphia-based design firm Onion Flats to...
Living the Dream of a Net-Zero House
The growing number of firms offering energy-efficient modular designs has made a...
Architects Share Their Top Insulated Wall Systems
New materials and novel connections enhance the performance of conventional...
National Institute of Building Sciences Council Outlines New Priorities for AEC Industry
The council provides policy recommendations to the White House and Congress, focusing on the industry's workforce, resilient construction, and code enforcement.
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.
Skanska Aims to Commercialize 3D Printing with Concrete
The construction company will collaborate with Loughborough University, Foster + Partners, and a host of other organizations on the development and utilization of 3D printing technology.
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.
DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings
The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S....
A New Fabrication Method for Spray-On Solar Cells
Researchers at the University of Sheffield developed perovskite-based spray-on...
New Executive Actions Call For Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy
President Obama wants $2 billion in energy efficiency investments, smarter...