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New High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles Course Now Available

There are no prerequisites for the HP Principles course—industry professionals of all levels are invited to participate....Read More...

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New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the...Read More...

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The HVAC Factor: Spiral Round Ductwork

As an alternative to rectangular ducting, this approach is a more efficient delivery system when conditions are suitable. From the August 2013 issue....Read More...

Study Reveals Room For Sustainability Improvement

Study Reveals Room For Sustainability Improvement

“A Path to Achieving Higher Building Performance” assesses specific building improvements and identifies the best performing...Read More...

IFMA Leads Broad Industry Coalition in Support of the Civilian Property Realignment Act

IFMA Leads Broad Industry Coalition in Support of the Civilian Property Realignment Act

As the nation’s largest holder of real estate, the federal government has the opportunity and resources to influence the development and implementation of integrated building operation, maintenance, and space utilization...Read More...

Lack Of Updated Commercial Building Energy Data Troubles Institute

Lack Of Updated Commercial Building Energy Data Troubles Institute

EIA is suspending work on its 2011 survey due to budget constraints, which means the last reliable data, from the 2003 survey, is nearly a decade...Read More...

Feds Urged To Include Green Construction Code In New Government Buildings

Feds Urged To Include Green Construction Code In New Government Buildings

Citing the gap between existing construction codes and green rating systems has been filled, the ICC encouraged the U.S. government to reference the IGCC in an effort to apply sustainable design principals to the design and construction of new federal...Read More...

ASHRAE President Recognized by Congressional Caucus Coalition

ASHRAE President Recognized by Congressional Caucus Coalition

Recognizing his lifetime commitment to sustainable building practices, ASHRAE President Gordon Holness has been recognized with the High Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition (HPBCCC)...Read More...

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups

Protocols are developed at three levels for each of six performance categories: energy, water, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, lighting, and...Read More...

BetterBricks 2010 Puget Sound Awards

BetterBricks 2010 Puget Sound Awards

These awards recognize facility managers and other building industry professionals for their support of high performance commercial buildings in the Northwest with an emphasis on energy...Read More...