Buildings & Facilities

Flashy new Internet of Things (IoT) devices need to work with demand-response enabled appliances. Here's why that's harder — and more important — than it may seem.

The way that electricity emissions is accounted for is changing, but will these changes actually motivate companies to invest in renewable electricity?

As the world's most common building material, concrete is cheap to produce but comes with high environmental costs — pushing researchers to experiment with more sustainable self-healing road materials.

In the U.S., economic growth, carbon emissions and energy consumption have always gone hand in hand, but recent data shows that this trend may be ending.

While energy cost savings are often the first thing investors look at when considering retrofitting, a new guide by RMI shows that the value goes much deeper.

Elon Musk's new energy storage system allows businesses and homes to save solar energy and reduce grid-energy use.

While scientists are attempting to improve photosynthesis through genetic engineering, will the costs and water usage outweigh the benefits?

Eco-efficiency is table stakes. What separates the leaders from the laggards is a core set of values.

Why two big banks are moving to include energy efficiency in risk calculations.