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[27 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 7,051 views]
Hennebery Eddy Architects – Firm Profile

Hennebery Eddy Architects are on a roll. This past fall, their net zero energy PCC Newberg Academic Center won the 2011 Portland AIA Sustainable Design Award. A year before, the firm’s Willamette University Ford Hall project won a 2010 Portland 2030 Challenge Design Award…, As Built category and

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[17 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 3,028 views]
DOE Announces Guide for More Energy Efficient Retail Buildings

The following post appeared in Environmental Design and Construction on January 10.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the release of the third installment in a series of four 50% Advanced Energy Design Guides (AEDGs)…. This latest guide will help architects, engineers, and contractors design and build highly

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[26 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,632 views]
Award Season: AIA COTE Picks Their 2011 Top Ten

Every year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE)… invites submission of projects for selection among the top ten green projects of the year. Sustainability bragging rights are awarded to these select projects, based upon a comprehensive, balanced set of measures and metrics, including a category

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[28 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 3,002 views]
The Empire State Strikes Back

Q&A: Dana Schneider, VP, Sustainability Services Market Lead, Jones Lang LaSalle
By Brian Libby, for NEEA’s BetterBricks Initiative
In 2009, owners of one of New York City’s great architectural landmarks, the Empire State Building… embarked on a renovation to reduce the skyscraper’s energy use by more than one-third by 2013.

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[14 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,789 views]
News from AIA’s 2010 Convention

At the AIA Convention in Miami last Thursday, several Northwest firms presented on their efforts to track and benchmark energy performance on all their projects. The session focused on how firms are doing in meeting their AIA 2030 commitments. Margaret Montgomery, Director of Sustainability for NBBJ and Chris Chatto on the ZGF…

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[4 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,970 views]
What Makes It Green: Winners Revealed

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s BetterBricks initiative congratulates the Seattle AIA 2010 What Makes It Green Award winners and the Seattle AIA and Seattle COTE for an outstanding program and process. The program culminated in the 11th annual awards event held in Seattle on June 2nd…. This came