Green Buildings

More and more energy efficient buildings are coming online, but buildings are still a major source of energy use around the world. To track green building, the EPA recently ranked the cities with the most Energy Star buildings.
5 days ago   United States Environmental Protection Agency
Perkins + Will, the architecture firm behind a new residence hall at Bridgewater State University, have attached an unusual provision to their green design: no mini-fridges or personal microwaves allowed.
Oct 7, 2013   Treehugger
Green buildings "make business sense," says Jane Hanley, World Green Building Council CEO.
Mar 14, 2013   Office Insight
Washington D.C. has built the most "green" buildings within its greater region, according to a new survey.
Apr 16, 2011   The Washington Post
<em>Change Observer</em> interviews Casey Jones, the director of design excellence and the arts for the U.S. General Services Administration about green building and sustainability in urban design.
Jan 2, 2010   Change Observer
The New York City Council has passed a suite of bills hat require green retrofits on the city's buildings.
Dec 14, 2009   The Architect's Newspaper
<em>The New York Times</em> takes a look at Greensburg, Kansas, the tornado-ravaged town that rebuilt itself to high environmental standards.
Sep 25, 2009   The New York Times
LEED-certified buildings may be constructed with little energy, but some are just as energy-intensive as non "green" buildings once they're in use. This disconnect is prompting the U.S. Green Building Council to change its rules.
Sep 1, 2009   The New York Times