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[14 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 2,394 views]
One of the Best Performing Buildings in the Northwest

This post originally appeared in New Buildings Institute’s ZNE Newsletter.

Rice Fergus Miller Zero-Energy Capable Building | Bremerton, WA…
With an Energy Use Intensity (EUI) in the low 20′s, the Rice Fergus Miller Office and Studio is one of the best performing buildings in the Northwest. Certified as LEED Platinum, the existing building

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[3 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 20,917 views]
Zero Carbon Emissions Office Building Prototype

Check out this article by HOK titled “The Path to Net Zero C o2urt – Where Form Follows Performance”.  An integrated design team led by HOK and energy and daylighting consultant The Weidt Group… undertook a 10-month virtual design charrette to create a prototype market-rate, zero-emissions design for a

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[2 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,605 views]
Author Interviews Part II: Integrated Design, MEEB and The Green Studio Handbook.

Part II:
Integrated Design, MEEB and The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design

This is the second of two interviews with the authors of the Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings (MEEB)… Alison Kwok, Professor of Architecture, University of Oregon, and Walter Grondzik, Professor of Architecture, Ball State

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[14 May 2010 | One Comment | 15,071 views]
Targeting 100!  How New Hospitals Can Use 60% Less Energy

A groundbreaking new research effort reveals how hospitals, which account for four percent of all energy consumed in the U.S., can achieve a 60 percent reduction in energy utility use by redesigning the way they use energy. A newly constructed, code-compliant hospital in the Northwest following the process and employing strategies