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From all-electric building codes to heat pump deployments, here are the most noteworthy state actions on building electrification this year.
December 30, 2020 by Talor Gruenwald
A Q&A with the COO or Mineral Carbonation International (MCi), which wants to lock away 1 billion metric tons of CO2 in building materials.
December 18, 2020 by Kate Whiting
Plus, highlights from our recent interview with Goodyear CTO Chris Helsel.
November 20, 2020 by Heather Clancy
The U.S. Green Building Council and International Living Future Institute net-zero programs certainly have many overlaps, but there are also key differences that are important to note.
November 17, 2020 by Kate Zeile
New materials are turning buildings into another carbon capture opportunity.
November 11, 2020 by Myisha Majumder
The pandemic has altered work life and the commercial building sector. But companies are still looking for healthy and energy-efficient offices.
November 10, 2020 by Adam Aston
The cement industry is taking steps to reduce its carbon emissions, but this will require technological upgrades, innovative approaches — and a considerable financial commitment.
November 9, 2020 by Juan Villar Mallagray
Decarbonizing the largest public housing authority in North America could improve the health of low-income communities.
November 5, 2020 by Sherri Billimoria
We know that lack of ventilation can aid spread of the virus. But how much ventilation is needed?
October 28, 2020 by Steven Nadel
Sponsored: Powering the cities of our future requires us to rethink how we can diversify energy generation to include a more robust approach to on-site development.
October 19, 2020 by Derya Baran
Aggressive building electrification is required to truly tackle the crisis the Golden State faces.
September 30, 2020 by Jonny Kocher
Sponsored: Any green recovery plan requires a closer look at smart-city infrastructure investments. Part of this requires taking a closer look at raw materials, such as copper, in order for smart cities to reach their full potential while improving their environmental performance.
September 29, 2020 by Steve Kukoda
Instead of wishful recycling, design and construction firms should starve bad suppliers.
September 15, 2020 by Sara Kingman
As cleaning becomes the most important topic for CEOs hoping their employees will come back to the office, these green experts give their advice for cleaning effectively and sustainably.
September 9, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Updating building codes is just one part of the picture.
August 20, 2020 by Pierre Delforge
Cricket farms, edible chairs, buildings as butterfly habitat. Can a renegade group of designers reinvent our wobbly world?
August 10, 2020 by Joel Makower
As work-from-home becomes the norm, companies are re-evaluating the need for big complexes and headquarters.
August 10, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Imagine if buildings shared energy resources.
July 30, 2020 by Victor Olgyay
So far, it's the only natural gas utility to formally voice its support on the rising push on statewide mandates for building electrification.
July 16, 2020 by Stephanie Greene
Sixty-two businesses, 28 cities and six states are on board the World Green Business Council's initiative.
July 9, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The beauty giant includes pledges to use only recycled or bio-based packaging by the end of the decade and achieve carbon neutrality across its sites by 2025.
June 29, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
The Canadian city has improved in the sustainability and livability indices but not so much when it comes to happiness indices.
June 20, 2020 by Teresa Coady
Corporate sustainability experts are hoping that as office managers reevaluate their current setups, it also will be an opportunity to create more sustainable ventilation systems.
June 15, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Ventilation is an important aspect in the design of medical facilities. The pandemic should prompt us to apply the same thinking to commercial buildings.
May 15, 2020 by Joe Snider