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[21 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 6,236 views]
The AIA 2030 Commitment Series 2 of 3: An Interview with NBBJ

Our coverage of NBBJ’s experience with the 2030 Commitment is the second part of our mini-series about the 2030 Commitment and its impact upon Pacific Northwest architecture firms. Part 1, summarizing national results and the experience of Mithun Architects can be read here ….
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[8 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 3,371 views]
The AIA 2030 Commitment: The Experience of Some Pacific Northwest Firms

This is the first installment of a three-part series focusing on the work of Northwest firms as it relates to the 2030 Commitment.
The AIA (American Institute of Architects) 2030 Commitment… program is a call to action for firms to voluntarily track and report on the performance of their designs

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[3 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 20,903 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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[14 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,788 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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[14 May 2010 | One Comment | 14,607 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 | 2,749 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…