Mosque renovated with sustainable, eco-friendly features

Badriya Jum'a Masjid was recently unveiled in India as the world’s first zero energy eco-friendly green mosque pioneered by Bearys Group. The mosque design has integrated Islamic architecture and sustainable technologies, the Deccan Herald newspaper reported. Syed Mohamed Beary of...

Company launches Sustainable Living construction initiative

Atlantic Wind & Solar plans to use approach to build new communities and resorts.

STYROFOAM insulation products achieve sustainability milestone

Products receive UL Environment validation for containing average of 20 percent pre-consumer recycled content.

Window technology first of its kind for commercial buildings

OptiQ Ultra Thermal Window series designed to never rot, warp or buckle due to moisture and weather exposure.

Majorly awesome military energy savers saluted

Majorly awesome military energy savers saluted

Several military installations make efforts to reduce energy use.

Energy Department recognizes California’s Placer County for leadership in better buildings challenge

As part of the Obama Administration's efforts to cut energy waste in the nation's buildings, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today recognized Placer County for its leadership in improving energy efficiency across its 5-million-square-foot portfolio of county-owned buildings and schools by 20 percent in 10 years.

Building envelope systems help earn LEED certifications

DuPont weather barriers and other products help support LEED certified building designs.

DOE releases common definition for zero energy buildings, campuses, communities

DOE releases common definition for zero energy buildings, campuses, communities

Publication provides important guidelines for measurement and implementation, specifically explaining how to use this definition for building projects.

Design guide helps grocery stores cut energy use

Design guide helps grocery stores cut energy use

Grocery stores are responsible for approximately 9% of the total energy consumed by commercial buildings in the U.S. To reduce this energy impact, a newly released Advanced Energy Design Guide for Grocery Stores demonstrates how to cut typical energy use in half

Berkeley lab's gas-filled insulation rivals fiber in buildings sector

Berkeley lab's gas-filled insulation rivals fiber in buildings sector

Within weeks of seeing a story online about gas-filled insulation panels, Bill Lippy, the president of Florida-based reflective insulation company FiFoil, was on a plane to California to view the prototype.

Polymer roofing incorporated at Valparaiso University

Imitation slate tiles provide success that could not have been accomplished with heavier stone.

Green grows jobs, work in Central Massachusetts

Green grows jobs, work in Central Massachusetts

Report: Jobs in region's sustainability industry jumped 11.9 percent.

Geothermal heat pumps gaining ground on efficiency

Geothermal heat pumps gaining ground on efficiency

Homeowners and builders looking for ways to cut energy use can simply look down for an answer.

Energy company lending solar-powered pumps to Somali farmers

MicroDahab showcasing sustainable 'green microfinancing' initiatives to foster economic and social development across country.

Tackling the net zero challenge

Tackling the net zero challenge

Incremental changes are key to bring about widespread success.

N.Y. university center earns LEED gold

N.Y. university center earns LEED gold

Rowley Center a learning laboratory as the electrical, heating, cooling, and plumbing systems were all designed so that they can be examined by students in conjunction with classroom learning.

Carnegie Hall earns LEED Silver certification

Carnegie Hall earns LEED Silver certification

New York landmark receives technology upgrades to monitor, control electricity demand and manage overall building performance.

Geothermal tapped for 2 downtown Tulsa buildings

Geothermal tapped for 2 downtown Tulsa buildings

A geothermal system developed by ClimateMaster is being used in an Oklahoma development. The design has been called the "greenest" part of the project.

High rise apartments use ductless HVAC for efficient living

High rise apartments use ductless HVAC for efficient living

Builders of a twin-tower high rise apartment complex were searching for the most efficient, yet comfortable heating and cooling system for their residents.

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