Architecture

Can we create a green American dream home? Can we take those green building methods to a larger scale? Can we build a green office park? PF Members think so.

15 million Americans to start getting easy access to their energy data. What does this mean for green building? USGBC explains.
William Paterson University
William Paterson University in New Jersey won a Planet Forward award, thanks to a unique initiative that affects both the environment and its students. By building more “smart” facilities and using electric vehicles, the school is changing the way... Read More
Carleton has installed two wind turbines on campus and has launched a pilot program for the energy auditing of local residences that students can take part in.
The University of California system has already earned 87 LEED certifications and is saving $32 million annually on its utility bills thanks to energy efficiency investments.
Illinois' students approved a student green fee, which enabled them to achieve $12 million in energy savings, decrease energy usage by 19%, and water usage by 16% since 2008.
Students at the University of Central Missouri partnered with the school and local community to launch an initiative that will lower their energy expenses by 31% and free bike rentals.
Georgia Tech focuses on solving real-world sustainability problems for people around the world.
What is cuter than little kids working in a garden? Students at the University of South Florida are including their entire community in their attempt to be more environmentally friendly. One part of their project is educating children about... Read More
Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Gulf Coast University has a 2MW 15-acre solar photovoltaic array, geothermal energy to heat and cool their pools, and a student-run permaculture food forest.
Spelman College's vision is to build a college that will thrive for the next 100 years, and the way to do that is through sustainability.

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