Articles tagged with: Green
BetterBricks, daily journal of commerce, energy performance, Green, International Living Future Institute, Living Building Challenge, Net Zero Buildings, Zero Energy
Earlier this year, we covered the launch of the International Living Future Institute’s Net Zero Energy Certification. The certification, which is the first program that provides third party certification of net zero energy performance, builds upon the Living Building Challenge framework made up imperatives focusing on performance criteria. Read …
BetterBricks, daily journal of commerce, energy engineer, Energy Engineering, energy models, Green, high performance, performance buildings, sustainability, university of oregon
Oregon’s Daily Journal of Commerce recently reported that energy modeling is not just for sustainability geeks anymore!… NEEA’s BetterBricks initiative has held that view for awhile and has partnered extensively with regional and national experts to research energy modeling tools and methods and educate architects and engineers.
NEEA’s BetterBricks asked
AIA, bnim architects, bob berkebile, building, buildings, claire johnson, design, don horn, efficiency, energy, energy consumption, energy efficiency, energy performance, Energy Use Index, engineer, Green, green buildings, Greenbuild, high performance, integrated design, LEED, northwest energy efficiency alliance, STEFFEN, sustainability, sustainability experts, WMIG, zgf architects
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
architecture, architecture firms, Clark Brockman, design, dlr group, engineer, Green, green architecture, John Breshears, northwest architects, oregon convention center, Portland, sustainable projects, zgf architects, zimmer gunsul frasca
Portland is once again on the national stage, but this time it’s not the New York Times touting the city’s epic eateries (thanks for the nod, but enough already). Architect Magazine released its second annual ranking of green architecture firms… and two of the top ten firms call Portland home.
building, daylighting, design, efficiency, energy, energy efficiency, Energy Use Index, engineer, Green, high performance, Hospitals, integrated design, Integrated Design Lab, low energy, medical industry, nbbj, northwest energy efficiency alliance, performance prototype, sustainability, Targeting 100!, thermal energy storage, university of washington
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
BetterBricks Awards, building, buildings, energy, energy efficiency, Green, high performance, integrated design, nbbj, post occupancy evaluation, zgf architects
The fifth annual Puget Sound BetterBricks Awards wrapped up a few weeks and ushered in a new batch green building overachievers. The aim of these Awards are to both recognize energy efficiency achievements in commercial buildings as well as inspire others to embrace high performance buildings.
This year’s Award winners…