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[29 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,993 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 | 1,631 views]
Do You or a Colleague Deserve an Award for Your Sustainability Efforts?


BetterBricks Awards Calls for Nominations. …
Each year, a handful of standout individuals throughout the Northwest are honored with a BetterBricks Award for their commitment to high performance buildings and contributions to a sustainable built environment.  These awards honor the people behind some of the best commercial building projects throughout the

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[4 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,969 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 | 14,641 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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[13 May 2010 | No Comment | 3,694 views]
Leading European Architect Addresses Portland-area Building Professionals and Students

Another great opportunity to hear from a leading European practitioner presents itself for Portland area building professionals and students.
David Cook of Behnisch Architekten, and currently the Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Visiting Professor in Architecture… at the University of Oregon School of Architecture, will be speaking at the U of O White Stag