Toronto selects smart city technologies for building operators

Toronto selects smart city technologies for building operators

The program focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart city technologies and building and infrastructure operators seeking innovations to enhance the city's liveability.

Video | Indoor living wall livens up coffee café

Video | Indoor living wall livens up coffee café

The green wall is living artwork that attracts and engages customers as they enjoy their coffee in the café’s upper-level seating area.

Renewable energy for commercial buildings: is on-site or off-site the right choice?

Renewable energy for commercial buildings: is on-site or off-site the right choice?

Energy from renewable sources -- solar, wind, biofuels etc. -- can be used to offset power from the grid.

New headquarters illuminates the future of intelligent lighting

New headquarters illuminates the future of intelligent lighting

Energy demand will be reduced with zonal controls and the ability to dynamically reduce LED fixture output.

Retailers leading DOE energy reduction programs

Retailers leading DOE energy reduction programs

The sector faces a cumulative energy bill of $41 billion a year with diverse building types.

Austin Central Library embodies distinctive design with perforated anodized aluminum

Austin Central Library embodies distinctive design with perforated anodized aluminum

The library was designed to be a gathering place for all of the citizens of Austin.

Oregon wine tasting room crushes first Living Building Certification

Oregon wine tasting room crushes first Living Building Certification

Built entirely of materials containing no toxic chemicals, the tasting room at Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden has superior indoor air quality and a warm, comfortable feel year-round.

Three-tower mixed-use complex in Tel Aviv earns LEED Platinum

Three-tower mixed-use complex in Tel Aviv earns LEED Platinum

Landmark TLV will create an unparalleled work-live-play experience for Tel Aviv's thriving start-up, tech, and entrepreneurial business culture and its major players.

Notre Dame renovations focus on saving water

Notre Dame renovations focus on saving water

The Campus Crossroads Project was designed to place Notre Dame Stadium at the intersection of research, student life, event and hospitality space.

Historic newspaper building upcycled into urban apartments

Historic newspaper building upcycled into urban apartments

The $23-million renovation was sensitive to the historic nature of the 112-year-old building.

Harvard's student center undergoes LEED renovation

Harvard's student center undergoes LEED renovation

The project was designed to create a campus center that builds community with an emphasis on connectivity, transparency, and engagement with Harvard Square.

12-story office tower leads downtown revitalization

12-story office tower leads downtown revitalization

In 2017, the Downtown Allentown Revitalization District was honored with a Global Award of Excellence by the Urban Land Institute.

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

New 3 IN 1 tile combines protection, insulation, solar into a single product to boost energy efficiency

DOE building initiatives save $3.1 billion in energy costs

DOE building initiatives save $3.1 billion in energy costs

Partners are driving the adoption of new energy efficient equipment through targeted technology campaigns.

Luxury townhomes fuse design and technology

Luxury townhomes fuse design and technology

Builders can step away from complicated technical jargon about smart home automation and introduce it for what it is: a lifestyle.

Precast concrete foundations start off affordable housing project

Precast concrete foundations start off affordable housing project

The project will be open to special needs individuals, with preference given to those with Asperger’s syndrome or multiple sclerosis.

Standalone ice arena shoots and scores first LEED Platinum rating

Standalone ice arena shoots and scores first LEED Platinum rating

1,400 solar panels will generate 40% of the building’s electrical needs.

HVAC controls keep Galapagos tortoise eggs at just the right temperature

HVAC controls keep Galapagos tortoise eggs at just the right temperature

To control sex selection it is vital to ensure that tortoise eggs are incubated at the designated temperatures.

Apple converts buildings to 100% renewable energy

Apple converts buildings to 100% renewable energy

To get to 100 percent renewable energy for its own facilities, the company worked to set an example for others to follow.

1920s department store renovation earns LEED certification

1920s department store renovation earns LEED certification

All windows were replaced in keeping with the original profiles and in compliance with National Park Service guidelines to achieve Historic Tax Credits.

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