New solar product 'beats the heat'

New solar product 'beats the heat'

The 3 IN 1 ROOF system using heat-dispersing material to increase efficiency when solar environment is at its hottest--and least efficient.

New Georgia center as good to environment as refugees it will serve

New Georgia center as good to environment as refugees it will serve

Leaders of Friends of Refugees, a Georgia-based non-profit, knew they needed a building. To make the project more attractive to donors by lowering operating costs, executive director Brian Bollinger studied up on high-performance. Here's what he learned, and the facility that will result.

Hospitals prescribing ‘heal thyself’ approach to sustainability

Hospitals prescribing ‘heal thyself’ approach to sustainability

U.S. healthcare providers are among our most prolific consumers of energy on a building-by-building basis, and also one of our largest contributors of waste. Here's how the industry is starting to be mindful of environmental as well as patient health.

The Midwest: A heartland with a heart for sustainability

The Midwest: A heartland with a heart for sustainability

Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.

Use ICFs for safe, energy efficient schools

Use ICFs for safe, energy efficient schools

Across the country, more than 300 schools have been built using insulated concrete forms, according to the ICF Manufacturer's association.

Grass not the only thing green in modern stadiums

Grass not the only thing green in modern stadiums

Baseball and other sporting venues are increasingly looking to sustainable building practices to cut costs and appeal to green-minded fans.

Drones: Coming to a traffic jam near you

Drones: Coming to a traffic jam near you

Collaborative investment, contests and grant awards are spurring studies of how drones can ease air and land traffic management issues.

EV charging stations more than a luxury, now a differentiator

EV charging stations more than a luxury, now a differentiator

Electric vehicles still account for a small percentage of automobiles on U.S. roads — about 1.13 percent of market share by the end of 2017 — but the growth trend is clearly upward. And that means builders and developers are increasingly compelled to include EV charging stations in their projects.

Push to combat high energy bills helping boost residential insulation market

Push to combat high energy bills helping boost residential insulation market

Research expects market value to surpass $36 billion by 2024

Sustainability’s female financiers: Investing in a future that works

Sustainability’s female financiers: Investing in a future that works

Capital market opportunities and risks in sustainability finance have begun to be in vogue. Here's how women are finding a niche in this brave new world.

Building systems show to highlight growth of modular construction industry

Building systems show to highlight growth of modular construction industry

Fall event to focus on environmental friendliness, other benefits of up-and-coming construction technique.

Electric Radiant Heat: Lower temperature and larger heating area

Electric Radiant Heat: Lower temperature and larger heating area

Radiant heating is better at maintaining an even temperature than traditional heating systems.

Does your building pass the comfort test?

Does your building pass the comfort test?

Occupants forever too hot or too cold? New test can help find the problem and help people chill.

Caesars doubles down on reducing carbon emissions

Caesars doubles down on reducing carbon emissions

Caesars has already reduced water use by 21% and diverted 41% of waste from landfills.

3 things you should know about building-integrated solar power

3 things you should know about building-integrated solar power

BIPV products deliver savings in materials and utility costs, reduce a building's carbon footprint, and may add another layer of architectural appeal.

Wynn casino bets on a sure thing: solar power

Wynn casino bets on a sure thing: solar power

The solar facility proves that integrating large-scale energy efficiency measures can benefit the bottom line while also enhancing the guest experience.

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.

McDonald's new headquarters gives the environment a break

McDonald's new headquarters gives the environment a break

The ground floor is home to a one-of-a-kind McDonald’s restaurant that features a rotating menu of favorites from around the globe.

Heating technology has come a long way

Heating technology has come a long way

How conductive polymer is changing today's heating technology.

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.

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