Tag: green building

Understanding owner priorities for green building

By providing the budget and setting the priorities on a project, owners exert significant influence on whether and how green a building project can...

USGBC ranks Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED Green Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building rating system, announced the annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED, outside of the U.S. Mainland China topped the list.

Dodge releases World Green Building Trends 2018 report

Forty-seven percent of those participating in the World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report expect to do the majority of their projects (more than 60 percent) green by 2021.

GBCI Canada announces Canada’s first Parksmart certifications

Green Business Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI Canada) announced Canada’s first two certifications under the Parksmart sustainable parking certification system.

AWC’s self-directed study program tops 100 eCourses

The American Wood Council’s (AWC) self-directed study program now has 100 available online courses (eCourses) about wood. Course areas range from the use and application of AWC standards, building codes, design considerations, and green buildings and materials.

With new MIT model, buildings may ‘sense’ internal damage

Researchers at MIT have developed a computational model that makes sense of ambient vibrations, picking out key features in the noise that give indications of a building’s stability.

Celebrating excellence in wood design

WoodWorks announces 2016 Wood Design Award winners.

Green building with onsite wastewater treatment systems

Study analyzes average per connection embodied energy, embodied carbon, and costs for 40 sewer extension projects.

Civil engineering design for green building

Improved stormwater management and water quality
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