Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tag: energy efficiency

Not Your Father’s Prefab

Technology, the housing crunch, and the rise of smart cities are putting prefab back on the global map By Nilesh Gupta Prefabricated construction technologies have gained...

New NIBS-NBI Energy Tool to Help Cities Achieve Performance Goals

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI) developed a new tool to help jurisdictions tackle energy use in buildings. The Life-Cycle Energy Performance Framework for Cities is now available on the WBDG Whole Building Design Guide web portal.

Chicago Smart Lighting Program Reaches Major Milestone

One of Milhouse’s key programs with the city of Chicago, the Street Light Modernization Program, reached a major milestone — 100,000 new LED street lights installed to date, and $12 million in energy efficiency rebates.

Net Zero Breaks Ground in NorthSide Regeneration Development

Net Zero, LLC broke ground in January on three display homes for its Saint Louis Park Place residential community within the NorthSide Regeneration development in North St. Louis City, adjacent to the site of the future National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Western Headquarters.

NCMA launches free concrete masonry continuing education for design community

The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) launched a free continuing education course for design professionals hosted by AEC Daily: Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficiency Solution

New wood technologies optimize passive design and construction

Aligning the construction efficiency and environmental benefits of modern wood technologies with passive design principles can create energy-efficient and carbon neutral buildings that reduce energy bills and benefit architects, developers, owners and cities.
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