The International Living Future Institute’s reboot of its Net Zero Energy program is more than a name change. It establishes NZE’s replacement — Zero Energy Building Certification— as the sole standard for an achievement that’s increasingly common among high-performance buildings.
Nine green building professionals and advocates were honored last week as Living Future Heroes for their role in helping to move the Living Building Challenge forward.
International Living Future CEO Amanda Sturgeon announces Net Zero changes, Microsoft petals registration, Kellert Award, and more building certifications.
An American Institute for Architecture Committee on the Environment report finds “common traits” among firms that have won multiple COTE Top Ten Awards.
The only fully certified Living Building in the Southeast has been singled out for a special recognition among this year’s American Institute of Architects Committee on The Environment “Top Ten” projects.
The Kendeda Fund is teaming up with the Southeast Sustainability Directors Network to offer grants “to local partnerships to advance local government policy, plans, or programs that will create equitable and sustainable energy and/or water initiatives.”
Green business guru Paul Hawken wants to change the way we think about climate change. He comes to Atlanta Tuesday to about his new book, Drawdown, and the project behind it.
Drawdown bills itself as “the world’s most comprehensive plan to reverse global warming.”
The American Institute of Architects doubled down this week on its strong stance against climate change by declaring eight principles related to energy efficiency and carbon emissions.
Brooklyn e-commerce site wins a difficult certification, commits to zero waste by 2020 and makes a sustainability tool available to others.
Net zero energy schools are gaining ground in the darnedest of places. Four of the five states with the most net zero schools underway in 2016 were in the South — even though high humidity, low power rates, and few green carrots and sticks would seem to make net zero a steep climb in the region.