It turns out Liberals and Conservatives agree on one thing: it’s never a bad day to save money.
In its first year, President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge has signed up 7,700 participants that have reduced energy use by 2.5 percent across the board, saving $58 million annually.
The Tour Bois-le-Prêtre proves that it is possible to create more efficient living spaces at less cost by improving existing structures rather than demolishing them.
The National Renewable Energy Lab is hoping to save $1 million in data-center energy costs by using a warm-water method to dissipate heat from petascale servers.
L.A. topped the EPA Energy Star building certification list yet again, but Washington, D.C., placed a strong second despite being less than one-sixth the size.
Whirlpool aimed for LEED Gold during renovations to its Riverview Campus in Michigan, but ended up with LEED Platinum via increased sustainability efforts in its interior.
The new 60-story Zhengzhou Greenland Plaza skyscraper uses a heliostat and a network of sun-catching exterior panels to draw in daylight and reduce energy costs.
The most recent SGCC report found significant support for the smart grid among consumers who have a good working knowledge of what it is, but that’s not as easy as it sounds.
A branch of PNC Bank that opened last week in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., expects to use half of the energy needed by other conventional branches and to produce more energy than it requires.
The installation of low-energy LEDs on the exterior of New York’s famous Helmsley Building is impressive, but is this the right priority for sustainability?