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[7 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,680 views]
Integrative Design Workshop

ULI is offering a high impact workshop on the fundamentals and benefits of the Integrative Design Process to achieve enhanced asset performance and value. Two of the nation’s most respected authorities on Integrative Design will demonstrate how the Integrative Process may help mitigate both project and market risk by providing

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[29 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,991 views]
Energy models not just for the uber green anymore

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

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[3 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 3,403 views]
Integrated Project Delivery: Ready for Prime Time?

NEEA’s BetterBricks website has quite a bit of information about integrated project delivery (IPD) and building information modeling (BIM).  Most building professionals believe that both resources are bound to play a significant role in the creation of high performance buildings. Attorney Hafez Daraee assesses industry acceptance and IPD and BIM…

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[4 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,966 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

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[14 May 2010 | One Comment | 14,504 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

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[8 Apr 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,747 views]
Puget Sound BetterBricks Awards Honor 11 Green Building Professionals

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…