- Buildings cause 75 percent of the city's GHG emissions. Reducing their energy use is essential to mitigating citywide emissions and lowering costs.
The Pertamina Energy Tower's curved façade is precisely calibrated for Jakarta's proximity to the equator to mitigate solar heat gain year-round.
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Tokyo's Technical Research Institute holds one of the highest possible Platinum ratings for existing building operation. Now, it's going for net zero.
Unfazed by the federal Better Buildings Challenge, California ups the ante, vowing a faster path to 20 percent energy reduction.
Distributed energy and the rise of net-zero buildings are slashing fossil fuel use, says Clean Edge in this 2014 trends report.
France's Chateau Maris uses bricks made from organic hemp and lime, while solar panels produce all of its energy.
BrightFarms and grocery chain Giant are partnering to build a 100,000-square-foot greenhouse to grow produce for the Washington, D.C., area.
From Mexico City's smog-eating hospital to Milan's vertical forest, these urban structures use nature to boost air quality and save energy.
The green building automation industry should rally around open systems to help make buildings more efficient — and profitable.
Here's how WegoWise and Retroficiency are improving efficiency through cloud management and benchmarking services.
So, you thought net zero was cool. But "life doesn't do zero," and here's why your building shouldn't either.
By encouraging innovative design and energy-saving technologies, Singapore has emerged as a model of green building in Asia.
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At America's largest green building event last week, one thing was clear: The movement is reaching a new level.
The iPhone maker's master plan features extensive green space, aggressive water conservation and one of the largest corporate solar arrays in the world.
Before the blockbuster green building event kicks off this week in the "workshop of the world," these unique themes are already emerging.
The USGBC-NCC is teaming up with building companies, tech giants such as Adobe and Google, and healthcare providers to promote green building as a health issue.
The retail giant partnered with Portland State University to study the performance of its mammoth green roofs.
The Ekotrope software can construction costs by 10 percent and improve efficiency by 40 percent.
The sweeping efficiency upgrades coming to federal buildings mean opportunities for energy companies.