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Germany Tops in Energy Efficiency

July 30, 2014


Dubai to Retrofit 100k Buildings

July 22, 2014


LEED Homes Grow Worldwide

July 2, 2014


New Tech Diagnoses ‘Broken’ Buildings

June 24, 2014


China Floats Plan for City on Water

May 23, 2014


New Energy Crop: City Fueled by Nuts

May 22, 2014


Sounding a Smart Note in Cincy

May 22, 2014


Cities to Compete for $5M Energy Prize

May 14, 2014


Feds Plan $70M Office Consolidation

April 25, 2014


LA School Wins EPA Energy ‘Battle’

April 23, 2014


Report: Building Emission Reductions Key

April 17, 2014


L.A., D.C. Again Lead Energy Rankings

April 15, 2014


Indiana to Switch off Energy Program

April 3, 2014


DOE Seeks Green Building Innovations

March 21, 2014


New Foam Insulation Devised from Wood

March 17, 2014


U.S. House Passes Building Energy Bill

March 13, 2014


Professor to Live ‘Green’ in Dumpster

March 5, 2014


Coatings to Energize the Future

February 27, 2014


Teams Get their Turn in the Sun

February 19, 2014


‘Energy Bunker’ Rises from Nazi Roots

February 18, 2014


Study: White Roof Beats Green, Black

February 6, 2014


DOE Seeks Building-Envelope Innovations

February 6, 2014


Smart Coatings Market Set to Surge

January 30, 2014


Congress Gets Priority Punch List

January 15, 2014


Foam Market to Spring Forward

January 14, 2014


Historic Courthouse Wins Energy Contest

January 6, 2014


Schools Make the Green Grade

December 20, 2013


NIBS Seeks Input on Building Workforce

December 4, 2013


Home Wrap Breathes, Provides Barrier

November 13, 2013


Insulating Aerogel Takes Top Honor

November 8, 2013


Feds Seek Green Building Technologies

November 7, 2013


DOE Honors Housing Leaders

November 5, 2013


DOE Energy Efficiency Program Revamped

November 4, 2013


Free Roof Efficiency Calculator Updated

October 22, 2013


EPA Urged to Update Wood Smoke Regs

October 14, 2013


Flex Marks the Spot for City Designs

October 2, 2013


Skyscraper Awards Toast the Tops

September 30, 2013


Boston Tops Energy Report Card

September 27, 2013


Chicago Joins Energy Benchmarking Cities

September 17, 2013


New U.S. Code to Remake Energy Mandates

September 9, 2013


2 Exterior Insulation Products Debut

September 5, 2013


AK Couple Seals Air-Tight Record

August 30, 2013


3,000+ Buildings Compete in EPA Battle

August 26, 2013


AAMA Unveils Cool Coatings Standard

August 26, 2013


Free eBook Tackles High-Rise Coatings

August 13, 2013


$1.7B Released for Public Housing Work

August 12, 2013


Homeowner Brews a Canny Cladding

August 2, 2013


Firms Team Up on New Foam Insulation

July 8, 2013


Scientists Pursue Colorful Solar Dream

July 5, 2013


Energy Firm Unveils Cool Roof Coating

July 2, 2013


Designers Propose ‘Strawscraper’

June 14, 2013


Paint to Power Tomorrow’s Homes

May 6, 2013


Push to Save Green Building Mandates

May 3, 2013


NJ School Deemed ‘Biggest Loser’

May 2, 2013


Study: Scrap Middle-Age Building Stock

April 15, 2013


Webinar Takes Measure of Air Barriers

April 2, 2013


EPA Names Top 25 Energy-Saving Cities

March 27, 2013


Powering Up Buildings with Paint

March 22, 2013


Hotel Takes Heat for ‘Death Ray’ Design

February 18, 2013


Products Put to Test in New R&D Center

January 31, 2013


ANSI OKs Green Homebuilding Standard

January 21, 2013


Beyond Green: ‘Living’ Building Blooms

January 3, 2013


Energy Crash Diet Nets Center Top Honor

December 20, 2012


Insulation Industry Honors Desjarlais

December 17, 2012


New Resources Aid Building Efficiencies

December 12, 2012


Isokorb Enters U.S. Building Market

December 3, 2012


Study Pans Insulation Flame Retardants

November 28, 2012


System Monitors Green Roof Performance

November 28, 2012


The Year’s Best Buildings Revealed

November 12, 2012


Coating Helps Buildings Sweat

November 7, 2012


Comment Stage No. 5 Opens for LEED v4

October 5, 2012


AIA Offers Free Guide to Energy Design

October 4, 2012


‘Green Apple’ Aims to Transform Schools

October 2, 2012


NYC Reveals Building Energy Data

October 1, 2012


Bi-Partisan Bill Promotes Retrofitting

September 28, 2012


Coating Advance Offers Solar Cells 3% More Light

September 24, 2012


Air Barrier Industry Raises Testing Bar

August 30, 2012


Historic Union Station Blazes a $7B Green Trail

August 21, 2012


Finally, a Coating That Does Windows

August 15, 2012


Free eBook Offers Air Barrier Expertise

August 9, 2012


Green Buildings to Save European Union?

August 8, 2012


3,200 Buildings Slim Down in EPA Race

July 31, 2012


Foam Roofs, EIFS Give Edge in DOE Race

July 24, 2012


‘Delta’ Dawns Green as NY’s First 100% ‘Energy Autonomous’ Project

July 12, 2012


Charged up on Solar: Energy Agency’s Report Charts ‘Revolution’ Path

July 11, 2012


ASHRAE Announces Lineup of Fall Courses on Building Design and Operation

July 6, 2012


OFF THE WALL: Wave of the Future? Floating on Water

June 21, 2012


Building Consultants Berger & Associates, Viridian Join to Form Vidaris Inc.

June 19, 2012


RCI Inc. Issues Building-Envelope Symposium Program Lineup

June 18, 2012


DOE Hits Solar Accelerator with ‘Rooftop Competition,’ Other Investments

June 14, 2012


LEED-Certified Residences Hit 20,000 Mark, USGBC Says

June 13, 2012


‘Green Schoolhouse’ Leaders Break Ground on Second Phoenix Site

June 11, 2012


Research Report Warns of Cataclysmic ‘Tipping Point’ for the Planet

June 8, 2012


Icynene Introduces Line of Fire-Rated Spray-Foam Wall Assemblies

June 6, 2012


California Enacts Tougher Energy-Efficient Standards for Buildings

June 1, 2012


Sounding the Alarm: Report Says AECs Sense Skills Deficit

May 25, 2012


The Road to ‘2030’: AIA Reports Progress in Net-Zero Campaign

May 18, 2012


Plan for U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Solar Products Sparks Heated Responses

May 18, 2012


DOE Offers Last in Series of Energy-Savings Design Guides, on Large Hospitals

May 14, 2012


ASHRAE Seeks Public Comment for Revised Energy Standard for Existing Buildings

May 11, 2012


Vacuum Insulation Panel Reported to Offer High R-Value with Slim Profile

May 7, 2012


Progress Report: ‘Green Schoolhouse’ Effort Hosts Painting Event in Phoenix

May 4, 2012


AIA to Congress: Don’t Water Down Rule to Cut Fuel Use in U.S. Buildings

April 26, 2012


Roof of the Future? Oak Ridge, Metals Group Seek the Ideal Design

April 16, 2012


Latest Sequel from L.A.: City’s 4th Straight Year Atop EPA’s ‘Star’ List

April 12, 2012


Love that Shack: Little Ol’ ‘Fishing’ Hut Among Projects Reeling in Funding

April 4, 2012


ASHRAE Publishes Guide on Optimizing Operation and Maintenance of Buildings

March 28, 2012


Report: Solar Installations Shine in 2011; Up by 109% from 2010

March 27, 2012


Real-World Assignment: Students Tackle Energy-Efficiency Challenges

March 14, 2012


W.R. Meadows Expands Lineup of Liquid-Applied Air Barriers

March 13, 2012


Paint, Anodize Finisher Linetec Wins Sustainable-Manufacturer Honor

March 6, 2012


CertainTeed Corp. Expands Portfolio of Rooftop-Solar Technologies

February 29, 2012


German Companies Agree to Integrate Solar PV Façade System for Concrete Buildings

February 21, 2012


U.S. Solar Group Says Analysis Confirms China’s ‘Battering’ of Industry

January 30, 2012


Solar Decathlon Contest Heads for California Sun; Competing Teams Announced

January 27, 2012


DOE Energy-Efficiency ‘Challenge’ Hits 10,000-Home Mark; Round 2 Planned

January 16, 2012


DOE Issues 3rd in Series of 50% Savings Energy Design Guides, on Retail Buildings

January 11, 2012


Foam Maker, Sugar Company Collaborate to Develop Sucrose-Based SPF Insulation

January 4, 2012


‘Solar Ring’ Will Power Home of NY Giants and NY Jets NFL Teams

December 19, 2011


ASHRAE Publishes Guide on Implementing Energy-Efficiency Plans in Commercial Buildings

December 15, 2011


Industry Newsmakers: USGBC Announces Election of Officers, Board Members

December 13, 2011


Head of the Class: USGBC Issues 1st ‘Best of Green Schools’ List

December 12, 2011


Going Retrofit: Existing Buildings Top New Construction on LEED Charts

December 9, 2011


Industry Groups Applaud $4 Billion ‘Better Buildings’ Plan, but Say More is Needed

December 5, 2011


Presidents Past, Present Join in Touting Expanded Building-Upgrade Plans

December 2, 2011


Efficiency Boom: Report Projects Rapid Expansion in Market Size

November 28, 2011


DOE Says Meeting Latest 90.1 Standard Can Cut Building Energy Use by 18%

November 23, 2011


U.S., Canada Adopt ‘Common Platform’ for Measuring Building Energy Efficiency

November 9, 2011


NCFI Says Spray-Foam Insulation Earns ICC Approval Under 2012 Building Code

November 8, 2011


The Case for Cool Roofs: Berkeley Lab Defends Solar-Reflective Science

November 7, 2011


Taiwan’s ITRI Develops Solar-Reflective Spray Coating for Glass, Building Materials

November 4, 2011


On Energy Star Scale, Biggest 2011 ‘Loser’ is Central Fla. University

November 3, 2011


Net-Zero Conference Center Helps Bayer Win ‘Green Power’ Honors

October 31, 2011


Evolutionary Process: BASF Survey Gauges Shifts in ‘Green’ Priorities

October 19, 2011


Dow Begins Commercial Rollout of ‘Solar Shingle’ in Colorado Market

October 14, 2011


VaproShield Develops Breathable Air Barrier Based on 70% Recycled Content

October 11, 2011


BASF SPF Products Pass Miami-Dade Approval in Hurricane-Zone Applications

October 10, 2011


Survey Suggests ‘Green’ Schools are a High Priority with Most Americans

October 10, 2011


Measuring up to Zero: Maximizing the Return on ‘Re-Skinning’ Projects

October 7, 2011


Home Green Home: LEED Awards Recognize Energy-Efficient Designs

October 6, 2011


RRCI Adds Contractor Membership Category

October 4, 2011


University of Maryland’s ‘WaterShed’ Triumphs at Solar Decathlon 2011

October 3, 2011


U. of Maryland’s ‘WaterShed’ Wins Architecture Honors at Solar Decathlon

September 29, 2011


National Residential Green-Building Standard Enters Public Comment Period

September 26, 2011


AIA Survey Points to Stabilizing Housing Market; Efficiency Upgrades Gaining Traction

September 16, 2011


High Prize: Empire State Retrofit Garners LEED Gold

September 14, 2011


Berkley Lab Announces Breakthrough in Window Coatings

September 14, 2011


Industry Newsmakers: Green Building ‘Vanguards’ Join LEED Fellows Circle

September 12, 2011


Energy Star Certification Expanded to Include Multifamily High-Rise Buildings

September 7, 2011


Making a Comeback: Milestone 1930s Home Gets Modern Update

August 29, 2011


Dow Chemical Invites ‘Innovative Project’ Entries in ‘Design to Zero’ Competition

August 26, 2011


Green Wave: Report Details Activist Agenda in Many State Capitols

August 25, 2011


LEED Critic ‘Disappointed’ by Dismissal of Lawsuit, but Predicts Eventual Demise of Program

August 19, 2011


Government Unveils Plan for Fuel-Efficiency Standards on Work Trucks, Vans

August 10, 2011


Power Packed: Project Combines Technologies in High-Tech Roof System

August 5, 2011


The Biggest Losers: EPA Previews Showdown of Building-Efficiency Stars

August 3, 2011


Solar Decathlon on the Move? DOE Invites Bids on Sites Other than Capital

August 2, 2011


Pushing the Envelope: Berkeley Lab Plans High-Tech Test Facility

August 1, 2011


CertainTeed Says SPF Insulation Product Meets Florida Wind-Uplift Code

July 29, 2011


ASHRAE, DOE Reaffirm Agreement on Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment

July 27, 2011


Webinar Scheduled for July 26 on Energy Savings, Renewable Energy in Multifamily Buildings

July 19, 2011


Energized: Groups Seek Passive-House Acceleration with Efficiency ‘Scorecard’

July 14, 2011


Making a Commitment: Tremco Embraces ‘Green’ Gospel in HQ Renovation

June 22, 2011


ISO Energy Standard Offers Roadmap to Greater Building Efficiencies, DOE Says

June 21, 2011


Bayer Offers SPF Closed-Cell Insulation Formulated for Commercial Buildings

June 15, 2011


‘Better Buildings’ Plan Touted as Job Creator, Energy-Efficiency Catalyst

June 14, 2011


Dunn-Edwards Goes for LEED Gold with Phoenix Plant

June 2, 2011


Cool Roofs Season Two Opens in NYC

May 27, 2011


Retro Meets Techno: Toronto Firm’s Design Nets ‘Passive’ Honors

May 24, 2011


Serving the Cause: ‘Wounded Warrior’ Facility Joins LEED Platinum Ranks

May 23, 2011


Public Review Invited for ‘Revitalized’ Standard on Energy Efficiency in Residential Buildings

May 23, 2011


‘Super-Insulated Shell’ Called Key to Landmark Energy-Retrofit Project

May 20, 2011


Lapolla Looks to Expand SPF Marketing, Signs Deal with HVAC Expert Ron Smith

May 18, 2011


‘Summit’ on Schools Proposes Lofty Goal: A ‘Green’ Revolution

May 13, 2011


DOE Guide Claims Energy Reduction in Office Buildings by 50%

May 12, 2011


Let the Battle Begin: 245 Buildings Vying for Energy Star Recognition

May 2, 2011


SWD Urethane Offers SPF Insulation Designed for Low-Temperature Application

April 7, 2011


Report: Aesthetics, Economics Adding Juice to Solar Market

April 5, 2011


‘Retro-Commissioning’ to go on a Roll? U.S. Market Seen Hitting $1.8 billion by 2014

March 29, 2011


Lights out! Vancouver Crowned WWF Canada’s ‘Earth Hour’ Champion

March 23, 2011


EPA Chief Continues Defensive Maneuvers on Carbon Emissions

March 14, 2011


‘Better Buildings’ Plan will Propel Market’s Recovery, Group Says

March 8, 2011


HKS Inc., 3Degrees Group Announce Plan for Purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates

March 8, 2011


ASHRAE Announces Publication of Manual on New Version of Efficiency Design Standard 90.1

March 3, 2011


Solar Decathlon to Move Down the Mall to New Site

March 1, 2011


Survey: ‘Green’ Matters, but Paint is Not Top Concern

February 23, 2011


‘Architecture 2030’ Calls for Drastic Cut in Product Emissions

February 15, 2011


D+D Offers Free Webinar This Thursday on Solar-Reflective Wall Coatings

February 15, 2011


New Study Forecasts Acceleration in Global Insulation Market Demand

February 15, 2011


‘Better Buildings’ Campaign Promises Efficiency Incentives

February 4, 2011


Recovery Act Weatherization Program Passes Goal’s Halfway Mark, DOE Says

January 25, 2011


The Green Radar: ‘Earth Advantage’ Issues Top Trends List

January 11, 2011


Cool Roof Rating Council Announces Developments in ENERGY STAR Program

December 22, 2010


Solar Energy Corp. Expands ‘Low-e’ Product Line

December 22, 2010


Growth Seen for Building-Efficiency Technologies Despite Construction Sector’s Continued Lethargy

December 21, 2010


Industry Groups Applaud Operations, Design Benefits of New Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act

December 16, 2010


DOE, ‘Leading by Example’ Gets Cool Roof on HQ Building as Part of Energy-Saving Program

December 15, 2010


Major Solar-Power System Nears Completion at Benjamin Moore Product-Development Site

November 23, 2010


Bayer Offers Course on Selecting Building Materials

November 18, 2010


DOE Launches Blog on Building-Envelope Technologies

November 18, 2010


EPA Issues Draft, Invites Comment on Air-Quality Guidelines for Home Retrofits

November 11, 2010


DOE Report Offers Recommendations on Marketing of Energy-Efficiency Upgrades

November 10, 2010


‘One-Coat’ Insulating Coating Hits Market

November 9, 2010


Symposium Planned on ‘Sustainable Building Enclosures’

November 8, 2010


Air-Barrier System Stars in ‘Designing Spaces’ Episode

November 3, 2010


PPG Named Partner in Energy-Efficiency ‘Innovation’ Initiative

October 22, 2010


High-Tech, Low-E: Oak Ridge Lab Unveils Latest Home Designs

October 11, 2010


ASHRAE to Launch Certification Program for Building Energy-Assessment Expertise

October 11, 2010


Subtraction by Addition: Multiple Parts Equal One Cool Roof System

October 5, 2010


Roof System Reported to Combine Solar-Energy Collection, Insulation

September 21, 2010


GGHC Plans Webinar on Update to EPA’s Energy Star Rating System for Health-Care Facilities

August 24, 2010


SPF Maker BioBased Technologies Certified as Woman-Owned Business

August 23, 2010


Sto Corp. Says Air-Barrier System Passes Muster in Testing at Military Base

August 20, 2010


Cutting-Edge Green: ‘Vision Zero’ Home Touted as Model of Energy-Efficient Design

August 17, 2010


DuPont, Partners Join Forces in Energy-Efficiency ‘Retrofit Alliance’

August 13, 2010


NIBS Head Describes Challenges, Solutions to Achieving High Performance Federal Buildings

August 12, 2010


‘Cash for Caulkers’ Bill Moves Forward

May 7, 2010


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY:
Low-e Coating Window Film

April 20, 2010


Advance in Solar-Cell Coating Technology Reported

February 15, 2010


Plans Detailed for RRCI Annual Meeting

February 10, 2010


Test Lab Earns Cool-Roof Accreditation

February 3, 2010


Study: Cool-Roof Potential Significant

January 29, 2010


Landmark Green-Building Standard 189.1 Published

January 25, 2010


PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY: Spray Foam Application Guide

December 15, 2009


PPG Joins U.S. Energy Saving Program

December 14, 2009


Registration Under Way for RRCI Meeting

November 18, 2009


PAINTSQUARE EXCLUSIVE: Much-Anticipated Green-Building Standard Holds Implications for Coatings, Related Materials

October 23, 2009


Distribution Deal Announced for Insulcoat

September 29, 2009


Industrial Nanotech Rolls Out Clear Roof Coating

August 11, 2009


Solar Conference Program Announced

July 24, 2009


Spray Foam Insulation Goes Prime Time

July 17, 2009


Insulation Contractors Get New Support

July 2, 2009


‘Climate Positive’ Program Launched

May 28, 2009


Review of Green-Building Standard Begins

May 6, 2009


EPA to Recognize ENERGY STAR Designs

April 30, 2009


Stimulus Bill Priority: Energy Efficiency

February 23, 2009


Review Under Way for ASHRAE 90.1 Changes

January 6, 2009


ASHRAE Issues Energy-Policy ‘Roadmap’

December 16, 2008


 
 

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