Implementing a measurement and verification plan is essential to meet facility sustainability goals.
Smart, connected buildings currently promise more than they can deliver, at least if we don't pass the baton properly from design teams to operations teams.
Stanford University will chronicle the sustainability movement through the eyes of William McDonough via writings, conversations and tweets.
Since 2008, Harvard's Office for Sustainability has unified the campus around its ambitious set of sustainability goals.
Architects have a historic opportunity to transform the ever-growing built environment's impact for the better.
A new green-property index promises to put portfolio managers under the microscope.
What's black and white and green all over? The 140-year-old factory that makes some of the world's finest pianos.
The San Francisco Bay Area is already a trailblazer, so it's not surprising the area might be the most likely to withstand a disaster arising from climate change in the U.S.
Improving energy efficiency in U.S. buildings by just 10 percent could reduce national energy costs by $20 billion. Is Obama's second term a new opportunity to create policy change?
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Including green features in a commercial building gives the real estate a market premium of 3 to 16 percent while homes with green features sell for 9 percent more.
Fixed attributes of a building play a major part in developing its eventual IQ -- and how it will operate.
To secure funding, project planners need to consider the social, economic and environmental benefits of their structures.
Given what has worked in Hong Kong and the looming challenges the city faces, the private sector is well-positioned to provide leadership in creating a more holistic view.
We need to invest in sustainable infrastructure now because the lead times are long, the capital expenses high, and the systems that enable a lower per capita social and environmental footprint...
Many governments and industry professionals see sustainable energy as a key to economic growth and meeting the growing global demand for energy.
What would it be like to order a building from IKEA? Project Frog aims to disrupt construction through offering energy-efficient buildings from pre-fabricated kits that are both low-cost and quick...
As cities become more populated, planners are going to have to start thinking hard about open spaces.
The Crystal's opening brings up questions about the role of private and public sectors for cities of the future.
Due to risks associated with upgrade projects or the age of the building itself, cost savings aren't always maximized. Learn how to shift your risk while offering incentives to others.