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Huge Carbon Savings from Transit Could Dwarf Building Efficiency

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Should Feds Adopt LEED v4? Uncle Sam Wants Your Input

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Three Lounge Seating Manufacturers Keeping Pace with High BIFMA Standards

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California Questions Whether Low VOCs Make Artificial Turf Safe

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UN: Manufacturers Turn Blind Eye to Hazardous Chemicals At Their Peril

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High Performance Building Assemblies

A Dangerous Tool

Monday, March 23, 2015

1. Will Aggressive Performance Goals Fit Under Google's Glass Tent?

"Consider the implications of building a greenhouse in Mountain View, California," John Straube, Ph.D, told us. "In the days over 70°F outdoors, it becomes impossible to keep the inside cool—so you add air conditioning." With passive strategies so easily within reach in California's mild climate, using extra energy for cooling doesn't set a great precedent for a state that's aiming for net-zero commercial buildings within the next decade. Read more

How to Succeed with the Living Building Challenge: 12 Teams Share Tips

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Heat-Pump Clothes Dryers Finally Reach U.S.

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IgCC Opens Compliance Pathway Based on Actual Energy Use

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