A Boston developer defies a city ordinance to require parking spaces in his proposed apartment complex by converting an equivalent amount of space into gardens and other green spaces.
While Canada’s capital city debates rejecting use of the LEED standards in its building codes, the new Ottawa Convention Centre earns LEED Gold certification anyway.
A new California development created just for tiny homes is in the works, plus a new workshop series is launching with tips on how to build your own tiny house.
Illinois is on track to require new homes pass a blower door test and meet rigorous new standards for air tightness and insulation, Midwest Energy News reports.
In a significant move, U.S. building officials voted in a building code for new homes and commercial buildings, effective 2012, that’s 30% more efficient.