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The owners spent two years tightening building envelopes, replacing heating and cooling systems, and installing rooftop solar panels. Now, they hope to replicate the success elsewhere.
May 12, 2022 by Sarah Shemkus
From Brazil to Denmark and India to Turkey, nations around the world are strategizing to decarbonize.
February 6, 2020 by Eric Mackres
From Utah to Texas to California, these homes are changing the way we think about the built environment.
December 19, 2019 by John Addison
They're a win-win for building owners, utilities and society at large. Plus, there are ways for everyone to get involved.
November 21, 2019 by Sneha Ayyagari
$13 trillion: China's expected construction spending by 2030. Will some go to zero carbon buildings?
National and local policies are fostering a building boom and intersecting with decarbonization goals.
November 6, 2019 by Tatsatom Gonçalves
Innovative state-level policies can ensure safe and distributed energy for low- and moderate-income households.
October 23, 2019 by Robert Klee
And three residential policies can promote economic development, improve health and reduce carbon emissions.
September 5, 2019 by Sneha Ayyagari
The energy-inefficient building must be left behind by the sustainable architecture movement.
July 2, 2019 by Henrik Schoenefeldt
A new report publishes outdated research about emissions in the built environment — here are the facts about building electrification.
June 27, 2019 by Sherri Billimoria
In this week's episode, the case for climate gentrification, leading the 'Lyft of energy,' Steelcase on the circular economy and a Q&A with John Picard.
February 16, 2018 by Joel Makower
The GreenBiz community shares compelling books we can't put down (or keep meaning to pick up).
September 2, 2017 by Elsa Wenzel
Take a trip to the desert for a look at bleeding edge design in green building.
March 12, 2016 by Brad Liljequist
These articles were our greatest hits with readers over the past year.
December 31, 2014 by Elsa Wenzel
The Pertamina Energy Tower's curved façade is precisely calibrated for Jakarta's proximity to the equator to mitigate solar heat gain year-round.
April 9, 2014 by Sustainable Business
Distributed energy and the rise of net-zero buildings are slashing fossil fuel use, says Clean Edge in this 2014 trends report.
March 26, 2014 by Heather Clancy
By employing a multi-pronged approach to scaling, the Rocky Mountain Institute aims to advance building efficiency.
January 3, 2014 by Robert Hutchinson
At last week's Living Future conference, engineers and architects discussed designing and operating buildings that achieve net zero energy use.
May 22, 2013 by Molly Miller
Next-generation buildings will target occupants and the amount of energy consumed by plug-in devices, experts say.
March 5, 2013 by Molly Miller
Looking for shelter from a storm? Head to a green building. Greener buildings can be more resilient, according to a new study, which includes tips on how pros can make them even safer.
March 2, 2012 by Adam Aston
A framework for measuring and reporting energy use and emissions from building operations may form the basis for a new ISO standard.
August 4, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The Lawrence Berkeley Lab's testing center for ultra energy efficient buildings, a lawsuit against the General Services Administration, new LED and smart grid products, and more, made green building headlines this week.
July 21, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
It's sort of cute how people in the world of finance consider themselves. Compared to the diamond-hard certainty of chemistry, biology and physics, the so-called "reality" of economics is about as substantial as tissue paper.<br />
July 21, 2011 by Rob Watson
Japan's industrial firms offer cleantech solutions to step up recovery efforts from the earthquake and tsunami last spring, environmental groups slap the EPA with lawsuits over pollution standards, and more make green headlines today.
July 19, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
Think smart meters are dead because of Google's misfire in the market? Think again. Reports on smart meters, the rise of plastic wine bottles and the UK's quest for green power are among the headlines that caught our attention today.
July 1, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
In the environment, as in business, timing is critical. This is perhaps no more true than in the issue of anthropogenic climate change, and GreenBiz articles this week discuss the alarming news on carbon emissions and their impacts on cities.
June 2, 2011 by Rob Watson