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[16 May 2011 | No Comment | 5,372 views]
What’s in Your Net Zero Energy Design Toolkit? Analytical software? Diagnostic tools? Have you started putting a toolkit together? Do you know where you’d begin? A team of University of Oregon undergraduate architecture students, members of the UO student ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) chapter, will soon be able to provide some advice.…

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[29 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 2,519 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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[5 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 119,646 views]
New Online Resource Features Insights from NW Leaders on Integrated Design To help round out your integrated design toolbox, NEEA’s BetterBricks – in collaboration with the University of Oregon’s Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory – developed a new interactive resource:  http://designsynthesis.betterbricks.com. This video-driven website describes the four major elements of integrated design, articulates important differences between the design process and…

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[2 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 3,960 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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[24 May 2010 | No Comment | 15,856 views]
Spoiling Students with Natural Light & Fresh Air Students in one Portland, Oregon middle school just earned some serious bragging rights among their peers.  The Evans – Harvard High Performance Classroom at the da Vinici Arts Middle School was recently awarded LEED platinum certification – the first K-12 public school building to achieve this level of certification. The…

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[13 May 2010 | No Comment | 5,849 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…