Atlanta-based curtain-wall manufacturer Kawneer has its eye on a Living Building project in its backyard from the very start. Its longterm focus on sustainability paid off.
The orange air-and-water barrier that recently was painted onto the exterior walls of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, is intimately tied an earlier Living Building — Seattle’s Bullitt Center.
Georgia Tech Institute Architect Howard S. Wertheimer offers up a green building trend he’d like to see, especially on college campuses.
It makes sense that ASHRAE, a leading proponent of efficient buildings, would hire leading green building architects and engineers for the Zero Energy renovation of its new Atlanta building.
We asked 30 green building leaders: What notable trends do you see emerging in commercial green building in 2019? Most of the answers revolved around climate change.
For the built environment to meet global carbon-reduction goals, more buildings must reach net zero quickly. There are signs, finally, that this is happening.
Mass timber has grown into the go-to structural material for green mid-rises. In 2019, you can expect it to sprout even higher.
Batteries and other forms of energy storage are set to enjoy the kind of growth in 2019 that solar electricity has had for the last decade.
State governments, local governments and a large part of the business community have stepped into the void of federal inaction on climate change. In 2019, their actions may drag the rest of the country kicking and screaming toward action.