Construction, they say, is full of surprises. That’s particularly the case during site preparation for a building that will be located on land that’s been part of the built environment for more than a century. It’s even more true when your project is designed to exacting Living Building Challenge standards.
Georgia Tech has posted a unique job opportunity for a sustainably minded person: to serve as the first director of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.
Zero energy commercial buildings appear to be accelerating their steep ascent in North America.
Sixty-seven of them have now been “verified” in the U.S. and Canada, according to a recent report from the New Buildings Institute. Another 415 are underway or are being evaluated for net-zero performance, according to the report, the 2018 Getting to Zero Status Update.
As the contractor prepares to fence in the construction site on the Kendeda Building, Lord Aeck Sargent’s Ramana Koti took a simple survey on the experience so far for fellow design team members.
Georgia Tech students provided updates last night on six pilot projects connected to the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design. In the process, they’re contributing to a more mindful approach to design and construction.
From our friends at Georgia Tech, here’s an update on a pilot composting project tied to the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable design.
Here’s a quick look at what what various industry players and the media are saying about President Trump’s decision yesterday to impose a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels.
In just four minutes, this video from our friends at Georgia Tech does a great job at explaining the thinking behind Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design.
What notable trends do you see emerging in commercial green building? We asked eight experts and came up with five green building trends for 2018.
The International Living Future Institute’s Brad Liljequest gets some interesting answers on ILFI’s Trim Tab site from PAE Engineers’ Brad Mead in an interview about net zero building’s and Project Drawdown.