In January, tenants will move into a six-story Vancouver apartment building designed to be so energy efficient, you could heat each bedroom with a 100-watt light bulb.
The U.S. Green Building Council adopted a national construction resilience standard developed by the Minneapolis office of Perkins + Will architecture firm.
A massive real estate development project called Union Point is taking shape on 1,400 acres of land about 12 miles south of Boston on what was once the South Weymouth Naval Air Station. Developers say that the community will become a living laboratory for “smart city technologies and sustainability solutions.
An effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is behind a government push to make houses net-zero energy ready by 2030.
A Denver initiative on the November ballot would require builders to install “green roofs” on all new, large buildings throughout the city, as well as existing buildings undergoing roof replacements.