The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. (Wikimedia Commons)
George Washington University
Of all the places on the planet you’d expect to find the greenest building, you probably don't think of Steel City.
The George Washington University
Is there a balance between the reputation of the construction industry and the good it can promote?
A tour of Furman University's Shi Center for Sustainability highlighting green building performed as a parody to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Passivhaus methodology combined with Integrated Project Delivery, Lean Construction principles and big BIM (Building Information Modeling) can produce tommorrowes low energy buildings today at cost parity with standard construction.
The torch has arrived, the athletes have settled into the village, and the opening ceremony has commenced. We're just as excited for the Summer Olympics as you are, but there's a lot more taking place besides the on-field events.
US Department of Energy
Richard King, DOE's Director of the Solar Decathlon, talks to Planet Forward about one smart community in Kansas and how if the housing market has got you down your best bet is to retrofit.