Report: Commercial projects leading green building charge

Report: Commercial projects leading green building charge

Dodge study finds that the industry is doubling every three years as clients, tenants worldwide demand sustainability.

High performance sealant tackles the tough building envelope details

High performance sealant tackles the tough building envelope details

Builders know the devil is in the details, and window and siding sealant can help get those details right.

New 'quiet' air conditioner helps hotels, their guests

New 'quiet' air conditioner helps hotels, their guests

With room temperatures and noise among the top hotel guest complaints, units engineered to provide less obtrusion and added reliability.

 Whole house ventilation system meets new building codes (video)

Whole house ventilation system meets new building codes (video)

As more building codes call for whole house ventilation, a new fan system makes it easier to create supply or balanced ventilation system in a single or multifamily home.

USGBC report: green building outpacing overall construction growth

USGBC report: green building outpacing overall construction growth

The green building sector is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. and will account for more than 2.3 million American jobs this year,

Bosch to assist low-income communities with energy-saving strategies

Bosch to assist low-income communities with energy-saving strategies

As part of the EPA's Clean Power Plan, Bosch Thermotechnology will continue its outreach to school districts in low income and extreme climate areas.

White House reveals clean energy commitments

White House reveals clean energy commitments

President Obama unveiled a set of impressive private and public sector commitments aimed at accelerating the nation’s transition to a cleaner and more productive energy economy.

Super stingy toilets cut water use with each flush

Super stingy toilets cut water use with each flush

Wherever water is at a premium, high efficiency toilets can help reduce water use.

Innovative clips ensure ICF wall integrity

Innovative clips ensure ICF wall integrity

One of the keys to a successful insulated concrete form project is to end up with straight and true walls, and one manufacturer has addressed that problem.

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Made with Accsys Technologies’ proprietary acetylation process, Accoya wood has Class 1 durability, is guaranteed for 25 years and has dimensional stability that sees swelling and shrinkage reduced by 75%.

Uses for vegetative roofs blooming

Uses for vegetative roofs blooming

Green or vegetative roofs add a touch of nature to a building and reduce the environmental impact on the surrounding area.

Spray foam insulation that incorporates renewable oils and recycled plastic bottles

Spray foam insulation that incorporates renewable oils and recycled plastic bottles

Despite some reservations in the green building community, spray foam has become one of the top options for creating a tight building envelope for better home performance.

 Solar EV charging station designed to power with style

Solar EV charging station designed to power with style

Fueling our vehicles with clean, unlimited renewable energy, makes sense financially, environmentally and socially.

Research: building with wood is healthier

Research: building with wood is healthier

Recent studies indicate that buildings with a high level of wood content have a positive physiological impact on the human nervous system.

US Park Service marina named first floating LEED certified building

US Park Service marina named first floating LEED certified building

An eco-friendly building is recognized for its gentle impact in a pristine natural setting.

LEED-certified green building projects hit 12,000 mark

LEED-certified green building projects hit 12,000 mark

Major milestone achieved for the global green building market as USGBC reaches 12,000th green building project.

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