Green Building


Green technology key to achieving the 2030 Agenda

SHANGHAI, 30 October 2018 – The global importance of green technologies and innovation in achieving the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development was at the forefront of the Green Technology Bank ...


Purdue Conferences Present Research Contributing to Sustaina

During the four-day period from July 9–12, 2018, the 24th International Compressor Engineering Conference, the 17th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference, and the fifth Int...


USGBC to Organise Greenbuild in Mexico in 2019

October 24, 2018 The US Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference experience, is returning to México City June 18-19, 2019 a...


McKinstry High Performance Building Project Targets Energy E

Oct 23, 2018 Pacific Tower became the first existing building to follow the city of Seattle’s alternate energy code path.   The cornerstone of high-performance buildings is energy effici...


Sustainability at University College London

10 October 2018  The implementation of Soft Landings for the UCL (University College London) Estates: case study of a great success, written by Ben Stubbs and David Stevens of UCL.   With...


CDI Studio One’s New Sheetz Facility Goes Beyond Green

September 27, 2018 CDI Studio One, the architecture division of L.R. Kimball, designed a new 115,000-square-foot operations support center for convenience store giant Sheetz, Inc. in Claysburg, Penns...


Johnson Controls is Making Buildings Smarter

By Julia Stone  26 September, 2018 [Photo: Courtesy of Johnson Controls]   “Every building operator, facility manager, and even building occupant is part of the solution.&rdquo...


Optimum Energy Receives Patents for Technologies that Make S

18 September 2018 Optimum Energy has been awarded two patents for technologies that allow building owners to harness the full benefits of HVAC optimization and boost cost, water and energy savings using cloud computing, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.   The Controlled Hydronic Distribution System connects smart valves—which are increasingly common in HVAC ...


Ortlieb's Bottling House

August 31, 2018 By Roderick Bates When architecture and research firm KieranTimberlake began the search for its own building in 2013, its partners were drawn to a former bottling house in Philadelph...

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